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How Social Media Affects Your Chance of Getting Hired

CSI Blog

Have you ever wondered whether future or current employers actually check your Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram before or after the interview? You might say that you’re safe; having already privatized all your accounts, but well the truth is... 

By: Stella Liang 61825 reads | 0 comments
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You Get Out What You Put In: Portfolio, Contacts, Resume

Resumes

Moving through your work term, it is valuable to consider what you will take from your co-op experience that will benefit your future career. Kimberly Blair recommends keeping three things in mind: portfolio, contacts, and resume.

By: KLC Blair 12369 reads | 0 comments
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Connections, Connections, Connections: The Keys to Getting the Most Out of Your Co-op

Networking

For me, co-op is about learning what I can’t learn in school. After three co-op terms, I firmly believe everyone in your workplace can – and should – be viewed as a valuable resource. Each person has something to teach you – life skills, career tips, something – you just have to figure out what it is! 

By: Carlie Penner 5250 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Co-op Secures International Roles for BBA Duo

Co-op

Two Beedie undergraduate students, Luming Zhao and Xiwen Zheng, successfully secured full-time roles at the prestigious PwC Shanghai office after completing their co-op work terms there. 

By: Ross MacDonald-Allan 2545 reads | 0 comments
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[Part 2]: My Co-op Experience at an Industrial Lab: Networking

Maxxam

Getting accustomed to a new workplace with new people can be daunting. MBB student Janelle shares her experience working for the fast-paced industrial lab, Maxxam.

By: Janelle Santos 4548 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: We Are All Humans

CSI Blog

Asking for a reference is one of the most important parts to develop in your career. In addition, being a reference for a person can be interesting, especially if it is a cold call reference. My experiences getting references and being a reference have been at the extremes. This is an article on reference etiquette.toda

By: Stephen Kaita 6646 reads | 0 comments
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First Impressions Matter – Here’s How to Make Yours Count!

Networking

First impressions are important, especially in the workplace. Your employer will be judging you based on how you present yourself – at all times! It may seem scary, but I’ll show you how to ace that first meeting!

 
By: Elvira Chan 18809 reads | 1 comments
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The Power of Networking

Business

My outlook on networking used to be simple—if I was going to get a job, I wanted to know I got it because I proved myself. That I performed excellently during the interview and the company decided I was perfect for the role, not because we had mingled over beers or BBQ chicken.

By: Shauna Mercer 10200 reads | 0 comments
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Alumni Spotlight: Patricia Zhou, IABC’s Director of Student Services and Communiqué Blog Founder

International Association of Business Communicators

Patricia Zhou had vaguely heard of IABC during her first two years at SFU, but little did she know how BC’s chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators would end up having such an on-going influence on her career.

By: Kendal Crawford 11519 reads | 0 comments
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Top 10 LinkedIn Tips for Your Job Search

Work Search

Most co-op students and other job seekers know – or learn quickly – that sitting at a computer is not the most effective route to land you your dream job. But social media is a huge part of our everyday lives! Are you making the most of it – with the right tools – to elevate your job search?

By: Heather Keeping 10777 reads | 0 comments
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