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Lessons from a Co-op Outside of your Field

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When Sara began her co-op search she was set on Silicon Valley but soon realized a little local experience was needed. A semester working for International Services for Students at SFU gave her the skills and experience to more confidently pursue her dreams. 

By: Sara Milosavic 498 reads | 0 comments
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What to Do if You've Made a Bad First Impression

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First impressions are given a lot of stock in the professional world. But what do you do if you've made a bad one? Learn how to recover gracefully with these tips. 

By: Taylor Mckinney 2677 reads | 0 comments
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How Asking Good Questions Can Advance Your Career

Co-operative Education

As a co-op student with little experience, it sometimes seems like all you are doing is asking questions. That is why it is important to make sure you are asking good questions. What are good questions? They are evidence of your thought process, ability to think outside of the box, and knack for problem solving. Read this article to learn more about what makes a question good, and how to make questions your competitive advantage.

By: Nathan Boey 4616 reads | 0 comments
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Appropriate Workplace Attire: How To Dress Professionally Without Compromising Your Style

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

I’m a young and trendy fashionista. A self-identified accessory-lover. A student. And I’m obsessed with how to make a great impression at my new co-operative education job without compromising my style. This article highlights my opinions on how to dress professionally, while still maintaining your sense of style. 

By: Amy Gill 9826 reads | 0 comments
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Online Distractions at the Workplace

Social Media

Online distraction during the workday is now a fact of life. However, checking personal emails, Facebook/ Twitter accounts, and message boards during work hours may have some negative impact on your productivity.

By: kjc11 4441 reads | 0 comments
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Sleeping for Success at Work!

Health

The days of pulling all nighters and getting by on 2-3 hours sleep are over! Getting enough sleep is essential to ensure you can keep up with the demands of a fulltime work schedule and put forth your best performance.

By: Health Promotion Team 5361 reads | 0 comments
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