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Dave's Diary: Career Blog Roundup - Awesome Metaphor Edition

Metaphors

I've been reading a few really great articles lately, and instead of trying and failing to come up with something original, I thought I would share some of those articles, along with some of my thoughts about them. Here's five articles I like, complete with commentary, all of which use awesome metaphors to get their career advice across.

By: David Lindskoog 5915 reads | 0 comments
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My Experience as a Career Peer - More Than Just Resumes

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Have you heard of Peer Education? It is a great opportunity to learn tremendously and give back to the SFU community at the same time. Read what career peers had to say about being one. And take advantage of many leadership opportunities that SFU offers.

By: Eric Kang 6386 reads | 0 comments
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Get An Edge In Your Career Through Mentorship

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Having someone who is willing to share their experience with you can make a big difference, however cliché that may sound. Despite many obvious benefits, mentorship has been cited as one of the least-utilized tools for advancing one’s career. With that in mind, learn how to form and sustain a meaningful relationship with your potential mentor.

By: Eric Kang 7676 reads | 0 comments
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Dave’s Diary: What’s an Entrepreneur?

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Everyone’s had a business idea at some point in their lives. For most people, including me, they’re just passing fancies – momentary visions of grandiosity that persist for a few moments before reality comes crashing back in.  Yes, I’ve had my share of these. Allow me to indulge you for a moment with one of my, er… entrepreneurial ideas.

By: David Lindskoog 5313 reads | 0 comments
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Kaili Rand: A Co-op Student's Success Story

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Upon graduation in June 2008, Kaili Rand had achieved the highest cumulative GPA in her faculty, maintained a balance between her schoolwork and volunteering, and has been accepted into medical school. Did I also mention she’s a Co-op student?

By: coopcom 12728 reads | 0 comments
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Team Work Works: The Story behind the Photo

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Karan Durairajan may be new to SFU, but that didn’t stop him from entering the 2008 WIL Photo Contest under the brand new entry category, Community Engagement. Read the story behind the photo.

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Peeriodical: Ever consider a mentorship program?

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Have you ever felt uncertain about your career and wished you had some guidance? Especially from someone who had a successful career and who also seemed genuinely happy with what they were doing? Well these are similar questions I asked myself and one day while searching online I came across Women in Leadership.

By: Helen Kim 4901 reads | 0 comments
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LEAD - A Certificate in Innovative Leadership

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Leadership is an increasingly popular term in our everyday lives.  We hear it used by employers in the job search process, by the media in descriptions of well known politicians or athletes, and by universities and colleges in their recruitment materials.  But what does it mean, exactly?

By: Quentin 12009 reads | 0 comments
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