Career Exploration

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Branding Yourself

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You have the skills, the experience, and you know you can ace that interview. Now how do you get noticed so that you will be invited to an interview?

 

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How to Prepare for the Workforce Before Graduation

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How do you stand out and stay ahead of the game in today's increasingly competitive job market? Read on to learn about 4 important resources that can help you advance your career while you're still in school.

By: Tyler Perry 7447 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: Work Is...

Career Exploration

SFU Surrey hosted a very successful open house, in recognition of its 10th anniversary as an SFU campus. It was fun evening - lots of prospective students, parents, various members of the community - joined in the celebrations. We had the chance to get some people's thoughts on "work." What did they say?

By: David Lindskoog 5174 reads | 0 comments
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Unsure What to Do With Your Life? “No Problem” Says Sean Aiken

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Compared to university graduates decades ago, students today are faced with an even greater number of career paths to choose from. How are we supposed to know which career to pursue? Despite graduating from Capilano College as a top student and valedictorian, Sean Aiken was not an exception.

By: Eric Kang 10020 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: Raccoons - The Perfect Career Role Models

Taking Action

Raccoons are wonderful creatures - and as worthy of praise for their career-navigation skills as any other creature I can currently think of. So, let us appreciate the greatness that is the raccoon, and think of them the next time we're pondering our next career move.

By: David Lindskoog 6086 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op India: Brittney's Journey of Career Exploration [Part 2]

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Brittney Merryweather, a BPK Co-op student and a Behavioural Neuroscience (BNS) Major, takes us on her journey of career exploration and personal development through her two eye-opening International co-op placements. Read on to find out more about the people, culture and land of India.

By: Brittney Merryweather 11554 reads | 0 comments
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The Hindsight of a Gen Y Stereotype

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For most of us Gen Ys, the simple trajectory drilled intro our heads by parents and career counselors that consisted of: 1. Get good marks in high school 2.Work hard in University. 3. Start job. Simply hasn’t come to fruition.

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The Myth of the Career Plan

Career Exploration

What's your plan? With so many academic options open to you at SFU, it can be puzzling enough trying to decide on your major, much less a long-term career. But speak to any SFU career advisor and what you'll hear might bring you some calm: there is no set career plan.

By: WIL Fraser 6473 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: The True Cost of Overtime - Fires & Addicts

Forest Fires

When it comes to careers, we act like addicts - in spite of clear evidence that working too many hours is damaging us, we continue to do it because of perceived short term reward. It's time for a change.

By: David Lindskoog 4517 reads | 0 comments
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Working in the Non-Profit Sector, Part Two: Addressing the Myths

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Part 2 of our recap of the Working in the Non-Profit Sector event that took place on March 30, 2011. After sharing their educational and career experiences, the panelists addressed a variety of myths about the sector. 

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