Personal Development

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Gain a Great Experience and Great Skills. Become an Orientation Leader!

Volunteer Services

Alex has the scoop on why you should become an orientation leader! Read on to find out how she gained transferable professional skills while having a blast.

By: Alexandra Lowe 7396 reads | 0 comments
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Know Yourself To Discover Your Career

Career Peers

Ever just wanted a crystal ball to look into your future and see the perfect career you will enjoy and love to do after graduation? Maybe you can’t tell the future, but understanding your personality is a good start!

By: Hilary Zhang 4946 reads | 0 comments
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Do We Need A New Word For "Career?"

Career Exploration

With the debate around post-secondary education and youth un/underemployment continuing, there are lots of questions to be asked. Do we need a new way to talk about careers? Does the word "career" itself need to be replaced for young people to be more excited and motivated to think about their future?

By: David Lindskoog 5133 reads | 0 comments
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The Guilt-Free Guide To Changing Your Major

Academic Success

Are you at a crossroads in your university career? Does the stress of changing majors have you doubting whether to make a change? Here are some thought provoking questions that can help guide you on the path to making a choice that’s right for you.

By: Claudia Mesteru 10648 reads | 0 comments
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Feeling Stuck? Press Reset

Personal Development

You're stuck. Maybe it's a dead-end job, or the sense that you're studying the wrong thing, or with the wrong person, or just in a place you didn't want to end up, but don't know how to leave. If only it were as simple as pressing a button and starting over. We can't do that, but here's the next best thing.

By: David Lindskoog 5095 reads | 0 comments
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Work Smarter, Not Harder – Manage Your Time Effectively

Workplace Success

By managing your time effectively, you will be able to feel like you are on top of things, and be more productive, which will result in job satisfaction and most of all…more time to enjoy life!

By: Mike Wong 5113 reads | 0 comments
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Positive Work/Life Balance: Living Well to Learn Well

Top Tip Lists

You may be feeling overworked and it may seem that you just don’t have enough time in your life to do anything, but rest assured, you are not alone. The whole work/life balance is a perception and opinion of one’s own priorities and values. People feel stressed because they find that they do not have time or missed out on a chance to do certain activities.

By: Mike Wong 4128 reads | 0 comments
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An Introvert Career Peer? WHY NOT?

Career Peer

Do you think that most introverts are very quiet, shy, and not comfortable speaking in front of people? Do you believe that extroverts are more outgoing and talkative? Let’s take a look at some common beliefs about introverts and see if they are true or not. You might be surprised to learn that an introvert can also be a Career Peer Educator!

By: Jeannie Chong 6991 reads | 0 comments
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Idle No More: An Example of the Power of Social Media

Indigenous

The Idle No More movement has gained strength in numbers and momentum primarily through Facebook, Twitter and Youtube. By sharing ideas, goals, and opinions we have begun to destabilize those institutions to which we are vulnerable.

By: Christina Coolidge 23175 reads | 0 comments
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Nail Yakupov: Emotions At Work Are Okay

Life Experience

Last night, the hockey world bore witness to a memorable goal celebration by Oilers' rookie, Nail Yakupov. Though it was a memorable moment, controversy and disagreement over whether the celebration was "unprofessional" soon followed, which got me thinking: are emotions acceptable at work?

By: David Lindskoog | SFU Career Services 4568 reads | 0 comments
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