CMNSU Alumni Feature: Alumni Interview – Jeff Scheffel


Jeff Scheffel, Community Developer at Volunteer Burnaby, discusses the diversity of a job in the not-for-profit sector, the importance of collaboration, volunteering, and encourages Communication students not to underestimate their skillset. 

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5 Ways to Bring Confidence to the Job Interview

Co-operative Education

Ever feel like interviews do not go your way, or they feel out of your control?  Find the one thing you can control: your confidence! Natalie reflects on some of her old co-op interview experiences, and shares some strategies she has learned to bring confidence to your next interview. 

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The Panel Interview: 5 Things You Should Know


When you think of an “interview”, do you normally think of a one on one interview? That’s what I used to think of.  However, as a co-op student you might experience panel interviews.  Read on to find out what you should know before a panel interview. 

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Interviewing Human Resources – How Employers Decide who to Interview

CSI Blog

Have you ever wondered why you never got a callback for that interview? Or perhaps, you’re wondering how you can make sure that you do get called in the future. Either way, wouldn’t it be nice to know how to increase your chances of getting an interview? I sat down with a Human Resources professional to find out how he evaluates resumes and select who to interview. 

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5 Reasons Why You Should Mention Playing Sports in an Interview

Top Tip Lists

Learn how those years of recreational sports can help you land the job of your dreams! 

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Interview Tips: Presenting Your Weaknesses Like a Pro

Communication, Art and Technology

Celia Walters is creating some great content in her marketing role at TPD™ - an international Workforce and HR Solutions company! Check out the latest installment of her series on how to answer the most challenging of interview questions.

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The Other Side of the Desk: Interview Tips from an Interviewer's Perspective

interview tips

Ever wonder what an interviewer is thinking during your interview? Here’s Bernice to give you a sneak peek thanks to her experience on an SFSS hiring committee!

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8 Interview Tips For Impressing a Hiring Manager


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.

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5 Things I Learned About Myself During My Work Term


Have you ever considered what you would say during an interview when asked the “Tell Us About Yourself” question? Courtney, a Business co-op student learned a lot about herself during her co-op and has figured out her answer.  Read her reflection and re-think your answer to the question.

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A Career Path to City Hall: Conversations with my Co-op Colleague

Company/Organization Spotlight

Touring city hall with Darryl McCarron, it was clear just how passionate he is about his work with the City of Surrey. Despite his prominent role in communications now, however, his career path began quite differently.

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