Life Experience

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5 Must-know Tips for Successful Job Search

Resume

Finding a job after graduation is definitely a nerve-wrecking thought and thing to do. However, with some preparation and tips in advance, job searching can become less tedious. Find out how you can prepare for job searching and what you should expect during your job seeking journey!

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Black Friday & Value(s)

Values

Today is Black Friday - the frenzied "first day" of holiday shopping following Thanksgiving day in the States. So naturally, value is on a lot of people's minds, as stores are now known to drop prices so low that shoppers have literally killed each other in an effort to save money. But it's another kind of value that motivated this article.

By: dlindsko 4180 reads | 0 comments
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4 Reasons Why You Should Work At A Start-up Company

Life Experience

Today, it is fairly difficult for students or new graduates to successfully find an internship, co-op or full-time position. However, start-up companies create a majority of employment in B.C., making them a perfect place for you to set your foot in the door in the industry you want to work in.

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Natalie's Co-op Blog: Time Management On the Job

Workplace Success

Having a difficult time completing your tasks on time at school or work? Natalie has 3 must-know time management tips to help you manage your time better and work more productively. 

By: npope 6519 reads | 0 comments
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Natalie's Co-op Blog: Working for an International Company

Culture

Working for an international organization has its perks and challenges. Check out what Natalie thinks are the most interesting aspects working for a global company and how she overcomes the challenges she encounters on the job.

By: npope 5484 reads | 0 comments
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5 Reasons why volunteering is splendid and how it can reverse the signs of aging.

Top Tip Lists

Find out the 5 reasons Alex has for why volunteering is splendid! Figure out ways to get great experience and skills for your resume that won't cost you a dime. Also discover how volunteering can reverse the signs of aging...

By: Alexandra Lowe 3894 reads | 0 comments
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Quarter-Life Crisis: It's Real

Career Exploration

It's no secret that young people entering the workforce today are facing very different challenges than generations past. "Quarter-life crisis" emerged to describe the experiences many young people were going through as they struggled to establish themselves in adulthood. But what does this phrase really mean?

By: David Lindskoog, SFU Career Services 5559 reads | 0 comments
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So you want to go to graduate school?

CSI Blog

Grad school...hmm? Should you go to graduate school right away, or is waiting and going travelling or to work right for you? You want to make sure you make the best decision for yourself. There are many factors that go into your decision, both personal and external ones, such as what your research interests are, if you want to stay close to home or move away, as well as your experience and most of all, your GPA. You face pressure from parents, and most of all, yourself.

By: Mike Wong 4408 reads | 0 comments
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5 Tips for Making a Successful Transition from School to Work

Workplace Transition

Students are often hoping to quickly graduate and find the job of their dreams, but school and work can be extremely different and the gap can be fairly difficult for some to adapt to. Here are five tips to help you prepare for the work force! 

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Must-know Tips For A University Freshman - Part 2

student clubs

Making the transition from high school to university can be exciting but difficult, check out some useful tips and advice from a senior student so you can make the most out of your first year at SFU!

By: Dennis Chen 4443 reads | 0 comments
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