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Using the Holiday Spirit Towards Your Career

job seeking

Have you ever thought of how the holidays can help your career? The hustle and bustle, holiday gatherings, and gift-giving are all aspects that can be applied to expanding your network or even get you a job for the new year.

By: Stephanie Munez 4812 reads | 0 comments
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Informational Interview: A Powerful Career Exploration and Networking Tool

Interviews

Interested in learning more about a particular career path? Hoping to expand your network? Looking to practice for job interviews? An informational interview might just be the thing you need!

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Using Online Tools (And Social Media) For Your Job Search

Professional Development

Finding a job these days isn’t an easy task. You’ve got lots of cover letters to write, you have to tailor your resume for each position, you have interviews to prepare for, and that’s only covering the ‘mandatory’ steps. But what can you do to set yourself apart from other candidates?

By: Abbas Virji 11927 reads | 0 comments
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Making Meaningful Online Connections With Employers

Social Media

Making connections is a vital part of networking, but how can you make connections that would be impossible to create in-person? Read on to find out more, and to help you realize the importance of developing an accurate online profile of yourself.

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The Art of Conversation

Informational Interview

Interacting with others happens on a daily basis, whether it is at a business meeting, presentation, or an informal conversation with a friend or co-worker.  Mastering this skill can lead to better relationships between co-workers, friends and clients.

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What Can You Do Every Year?

Life Experience

With Convocation happening this week, it gets us all to think about the time it will be our turn to walk across the stage and get our parchment. What do you plan on doing once you graduate? This article will be sharing tips on what you can to do for your career every year.

By: Stephanie Munez 4748 reads | 0 comments
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Maximizing LinkedIn with Lisa Dalla Vecchia

LinkedIn

Lisa Dalla Vecchia, Manager of Alumni & Career Communications External Relations for Beedie School of Business explains how to get the most out of LinkedIn.

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Burnaby's BIG Fair 2013: Day One

BIG Fair

The BIG Fair was back at Burnaby on September 25th. We recapped some of the day one highlights, read on to learn about some of the employers and opportunities available.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 5408 reads | 0 comments
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Three Reasons You Should Attend A Career Fair

Networking

You may have heard of the recent BC Job Fairs or attended one, but did you know that SFU has its own career fairs on two campuses? Our school holds an annual BIG Fair in September and a Mini BIG Fair in the Spring semester. 

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Info Sessions: Take Action!

Networking

So you’re finally sitting at that employer’s info session – professional clothes, business cards in hand, phone (hopefully) on silent – and you wonder; why am I here? What purpose does presenting myself in this manner achieve? Well, you’re about to find out…

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