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The Introvert’s Struggle: Conveying Your Ideas

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

You have ideas to share, but you can’t bring yourself to interject. Sound familiar? It might be a confidence issue, fear of being wrong, or an unwillingness to seem impolite. Even though conveying your ideas can seem like a daunting task, I learned that it doesn’t have to be. 

By: Chantel Galang 4098 reads | 0 comments
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4 Tell-Tale Signs That Technical Writing Has Changed You

Communication, Art and Technology

Whether you come off as a grammar snob or constantly obsess over minor details, it is inevitable that a position in technical writing will leave its mark.

By: Mike Lazar 16667 reads | 0 comments
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The Way You See The World: Culture and Communication

intercultural

Communication and interaction are fundamental parts of everyday life and a person’s ability to communicate and interact has a major impact on their well-being, happiness, and success. In this post, Akanksha shares her own experiences at the intersection of culture and communication.

By: Akanksha Thakur 12204 reads | 0 comments
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The Cover Letter Blind Date

conversation

We’ve all been there, wanting to impress our cute blind date -- feeling great in the moments when the conversation flows – and not so much in the moments when it stalls out.

By: Angela Kim 25787 reads | 0 comments
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Working on a Tiny Communications Team

Co-op

This summer, Ashley Gregerson landed her dream co-op position as the Communications Assistant for the City of White Rock. Here, she worked as part of a small communications team consisting of only two staff. Ashley shares what she learned and what you can expect joining a tiny Communications Department.

By: Ashley Gregerson 8516 reads | 0 comments
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Communication: A Key Skill for an Engineer

Co-operative Education

Learn how communication is one of the most important skills to develop at work. 

By: (Joel) Hoi Pak Lun 5126 reads | 0 comments
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Technical Writing: A Day to Day Work Flow

Communique

What is the role of a technical writer? And what do you do working as one? Communication Co-op student Brent Restivo answers these questions, outlines the work flow of a typical technical writing project and takes you step-by-step through an actual on-the-job scenario.

 

By: Brent Restivo 12363 reads | 0 comments
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Starting From Scratch in the World of IT: The #1 Tip to Remember

Questions

Don’t see your need to ask questions as a sign of weakness or incompetency, but as a way to learn and grow. Your Co-op supervisor understands that most of us go into these internships as beginners.

By: Carmen Chen 11432 reads | 0 comments
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5 Tips on Preparing Your Communication Plan

Communication

When I had the opportunity to attend the International Association of Business Communicators’ (IABC/BC’s) Communication Planning 101 Workshop, I jumped at the chance to learn a little more about strategic communication and writing a communication plan.

By: Kassandra Mihaly 13569 reads | 0 comments
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8 Interview Tips For Impressing a Hiring Manager

Communique

Did you know that according to some statistics, up to 33% of managers know within the first 90 seconds of an interview whether or not they will hire someone? Learn how to ace your interview from beginning to end with these 8 great tips.

By: Krista Michelle Kandt 61998 reads | 0 comments
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