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Peeriodical: Find Out About Informational Interviews

Interviews

There was a time when I didn’t know what informational interviews were. Little did I know that I could contact people who had positions that sounded interesting and ask about what they did! Can you imagine how shocked I was when I found out, I wondered why would anyone want to help me?

By: Helen Kim 5773 reads | 0 comments
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Peeriodical: 5 Ways Working Overseas Benefits Your Career

Career Exploration

“You’re going to teach English overseas eh? Sounds cool. So what kind of ‘real’ job are you going to do when you get back?” I hadn’t planned that part yet, but my friend’s comment stung a bit and made me second guess my decision. Maybe he was right. My overseas experience would be a useless footnote in my work history.

By: Greig Baird 5057 reads | 0 comments
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Peeriodical: Ever consider a mentorship program?

Leadership

Have you ever felt uncertain about your career and wished you had some guidance? Especially from someone who had a successful career and who also seemed genuinely happy with what they were doing? Well these are similar questions I asked myself and one day while searching online I came across Women in Leadership.

By: Helen Kim 5247 reads | 0 comments
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Peeriodical: Twitter Vs. Carrier-Pigeon

Series

We are now the post modernists. We are slowly moving away from the target population of advertisements into the strange and illustrious world of being grown-ups, having jobs, and being self sufficient.  We are also unfortunate enough to be the “in-between” generation in terms of technology.  Our parents, while inferior in email technology, excel at verbal communication.

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Peeriodical: Parents Can Help!

CSI Blog

So, your child got accepted into the university. Gone are the days of Meet-the-Teacher Nights, Parent-Teacher Conferences, and PAC Meetings. You probably feel a little bit lost. Or maybe relieved?  But you probably still worry: “will they succeed?” “will they have enough self-discipline to study?” “will they find a successful career after graduation?”

By: Gabriela Wieczorek 5352 reads | 0 comments
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Peeriodical: Can I Help You With Anything Else?

Career Services

It was because of this very question that I landed on my current job today. I was then a student staff with SFU Student Development. The department played a central role in organizing campus events and programs, and to this day I am still amazed at my supervisor’s ability to accomplish everything she sets out to do. 

By: Candy Ho 5947 reads | 0 comments
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Peeriodical: An Exciting Career Path with SFU’s Career Development Practitioner Certificate

Career Exploration

Seeking to change, upgrade, develop or build your career? Do you like helping people and have an interest in career development? If so, Simon Fraser University’s continuing education program “Career Development Practitioner Certificate” within Career and Life Planning may be your answer to a meaningful career with promising job prospects.

By: Rebecca Simms 5803 reads | 0 comments
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Peeriodical: To Shake or Not to Shake? “Sick Handshake” Etiquette

Interviews

Going to an interview used to be so simple. What could be easier? Well, maybe a lot of things, but at least steps 1 through 4 were pretty straightforward. Right? I mean, what could possibly go wrong with introducing yourself and shaking hands?

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“Volunteer for your career” – what does that really mean to you??

CSI Blog

What if you have not got a definite career path in mind or for that matter what if you are not sure what you really want to do? Now is the time to explore volunteer positions that are of interest to you – why you ask – for many reasons.

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Peeriodical: Brave Like Bunko

CSI Blog

This mirror poem is for present and future fans of, “The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You’ll Ever Need” by Daniel H. Pink.  Check it out at www.johnnybunko.com

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