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Dave's Diary: Feeling Stuck? Put A Halt On It!

Stuck

You know the feeling of being stuck. Whether in your personal, interpersonal, professional, or any other life, the sense of having fallen out of the groove is always similarly and markedly unpleasant. You're spinning your tires, expending lots of effort with seemingly no forward motion to thank for it. So how do you get out of this funk? Here's a simple strategy for getting "unstuck"

By: David Lindskoog 4837 reads | 0 comments
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Yat’s Hong Kong Adventure: Experiences to Embrace Working Internationally - Challenge Yourself

Yat's Hong Kong Adventure

Ever wondered what it would be like to work in Hong Kong? Yat Li shares with us in the last installment of his 3-part series on his experience challenging himself, adapting to cultural differences, norms and work environments as well as overcoming mistakes.

By: yatli 6219 reads | 0 comments
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Serena's Winter Co-op Adventure: Working at Iron Ore Company in Newfoundland

Co-op Reflections

Wondering what it's like to work in HR and in Newfoundland? Read on to learn more about Serena's winter adventure and experience adapting to a new culture, environment and life away from home!

By: Serena Li 9293 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: You're Not An Introvert (And You're Not An Extrovert Either)

Personality Type

When it comes to personality, typology seems an intuitive fit. We like to think of ourselves as defined by neat and tidy categories, like introversion and extroversion. But, while there's definite value in having insight about your own and others' personality, our obsession with putting people into boxes can lead to unhelpful assumptions.

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Don’t Panic: Tips from industry for graduating students

internship

Are you graduating soon and are panicking about job searching in the “real world”? If so, read on to find out what some successful SFU alumni and co-op employers are saying about what grads can do to stand out.

By: Liesl Jurock 5909 reads | 0 comments
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Top Ten: Tips For a Successful Transition

workplace transition

If you've recently graduated, or are about to, the prospect of transitioning from the comfort and predictability of a student lifestyle to the dynamic unpredictability of the world of work can seem daunting.

By: David Lindskoog 7359 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Career Services & The Dance of Success

Indigenous

My name is Mike & I'm originally from Little Black Bear’s Band in the Treaty #4 area. I am in my final year of a First Nations Studies degree. Our goal is to determine ways in which the Career Services team can better serve the indigenous student population.

By: Mike B 14186 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Peoples' Career Stories

Indigenous Career Journey Stories

Listen to our Panel from various walks of life introduce themselves and discuss their backgrounds, their education, the obstacles they have overcome. These Aboriginal representatives are here to answer tell their story and answer your questions.

 

By: SFU Career Services 28662 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op India: Brittney's Journey of Career Exploration [Part 2]

India

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 12000 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: Originality, By Design

Dave's Diary

Standing out - in a good way - is one of the best things you can do in your work search. Given the volume in most job applications these days, giving an employer the impression that you've got something other applicants don't is almost always a good thing. But what DO you have that no one else does?

By: David Lindskoog 5783 reads | 0 comments
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