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Road to Graduation: Networking Basics

Career Exploration

Networking is essentially building relationships with professionals in your industry. As time consuming and challenging as it can be, it’s important to focus on, especially when you are on the hunt for a job. Natalie continues her Road to Graduation series with her networking tips.

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Taking Control of Your Success after Graduation

Career Exploration

Wonder what resources are available to help you transition from university to the world of work? Wonder what you can do to prepare for the workforce after you graduate from SFU? Read on to discover the resources and strategies available to prepare you for the transition from ‘Backpack to Briefcase’!

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Take Action & Welcome Opportunities

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Applying for a volunteer opportunity, a job, or graduate school, are all forms of taking career-related action. But what if you don’t have enough time to tackle these aspects of your life individually? That’s where the miniBIG Fair 2014 comes in – read more to find about this very useful, one-day event.

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Coach Talks: Reestablishing (Old) Relationships

Professional Connections

How do you reestablish old relationships you’ve lost touch with? Everyone changes, but the memories we have with people of years past are still there. This is an article on rebuilding broken networks and reconnecting with past personal and professional relationships.

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Why Working for SFU Was My Best Decision

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My impression of co-op was that it was supposed to be a way in which to explore the challenging world outside of school; consequently, working at my school felt comfortable, and limited. At this point, after a rewarding four months, it is impossible for me to think of my experience as limited.

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Five Key Advantages of Working in the Non-Profit Sector

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Working in the non-profit sector may be associated with myths such as there's no room for upward movement, limited responsibilities, and that there are not many opportunities available. However, there are a significant number of advantages related to working in non-profit organizations.

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Top 5 Overlooked Volunteer Opportunities

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While it may seem difficult to find experience in your field of study, there are a large portion of volunteer opportunities that are often over looked. Read on to find out what they are!

 

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Accelerating Your Career Through Community Involvement

Career Services

It may only be the start of the semester, but you’re probably already piled with work. However, there’s no better time to get involved within your community than now, especially with so many volunteer opportunities around with the new year. Find out how being involved can jumpstart your career.

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Christmas: A Great Time To Accelerate Your Job Search

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It's understandable to look forward to a relaxing break during the winter holidays, one that will be devoid of any intellectual effort. However, I encourage you to reconsider: treat this as an excellent time to jump ahead in your job search! Here's the story of how I made the most of my holiday job search.

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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Staying Professional After Hours

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The final OLC Career Chat of the semester looked ahead to a December filled with holiday parties and how you can keep your profssional image intact after hours.

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