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Oh, September: The Time for On Campus Recruitment!

Networking

If you thought you are just getting the hang of the start of the semester, here is another fall semester tradition you may want to particpate in: recruitment season!

So, what is recruitment season all about? Here is our take on "On Campus Recruitment (OCR)".

By: Mike Wong 5301 reads | 0 comments
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Tips On Preparing For The Big Fair 2012

Work Search

Keep an eye out on this post for some great tips on how to prepare for SFU's largest on-campus career fair, the Big Fair! A new tip will be posted every few days!

By: SFU Career Services 5240 reads | 0 comments
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6 Common Mistakes University Students Make

Academic Success

Are you guilty of making these common mistakes many university students make? Read on to find out how you can avoid making them and improve your academic experience at SFU as well as your university and professional life.

By: Pamela Shyng 7732 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: The Best Question You Can Ask

Communication

"How did you get to be where you are?" It's such a delectable question. I think that's because it's an invitation to tell a story, and we inherently love stories. It's also a tiny risk, as the person so questioned might decline the invitation.

By: David Lindskoog 6063 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: Cultivating Imagination & The Distraction of Logic

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Just think how easy it is for young children to answer the question, "what do you want to be when you grow up?" Most kids won't hesitate to answer, even if their responses seem unrealistic, even impossible to our imaginatively-impaired minds. Not surprisingly, the answer to that question becomes much more evasive as the natural ease and strength of our imagination fades. Is there a way to get it back?

By: David Lindskoog, Career Services Advisor 5354 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: Game of Thrones Goes To University

Dave's Diary

What would the characters in A Game of Thrones major in, if they went to a modern day university? I focused on the characters that I found most interesting or noteworthy in my reading of the series - you might have some of your own favourites that I don't get to - I invite you to join in with your own opinions!

By: David Lindskoog, SFU Career Services 5152 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: Imagination as a Career Skill

Career Exploration

Have you ever thought about how amazing it is that we have the capacity to ​imagine​? What is it that gives me this ability to picture what my future might be like, or for artists to create and portray entire fantastical mental worlds, or for children to spend countless joyful hours pretending to be something or someone else? And what benefit can imagination have on our careers?

By: David Lindskoog, Career Services Advisor 6305 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: How Do Career Professionals Help?

Career Services

I know full well the value of talking to a career professional (if I didn't I'd be in trouble). It's knowledge that I take for granted, and every now and then I'm made aware of the fact that this isn't common knowledge - in fact, most people probably have no idea what they can get from working with a career professional!

By: David Lindskoog, SFU Career Services 4889 reads | 0 comments
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Diary of a Marketing Co-op: Giving Back with Telus

Diary of a Marketing Co-op

Choosing a company to devote your career to at any stage can be a tough choice. The values of a company matter, so look into what your new workplace values before devoting your time to it.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 6842 reads | 0 comments
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Revealing the "Backstage Operations" of BCcampus

Career Exploration

Gracey Mesina was hired at BCcampus as a Learner Services Research Assistant, check out the 3 most valuable lessons she's learned from this position as well as other enriching experiences she gained working at BCcampus.

By: Gracey Mesina 4930 reads | 0 comments
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