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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.

By: Eric Cai 10220 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Staying Professional After Hours

Twitter Tuesdays

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.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 5535 reads | 0 comments
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Using the Holiday Spirit Towards Your Career

Networking

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 5594 reads | 0 comments
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Informational Interview: A Powerful Career Exploration and Networking Tool

Networking

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

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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?

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Making Meaningful Online Connections With Employers

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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

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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.

By: Stephanie Munez 8668 reads | 0 comments
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What Can You Do Every Year?

Personal Development

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 5694 reads | 0 comments
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Maximizing LinkedIn with Lisa Dalla Vecchia

Career Exploration

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.

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