Professional Development

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"Why Should I Join A Club?"

Clubs Days

Student clubs are a great way to get involved with the campus community! Loren shares her views on why you should join one ASAP!

By: Loren Catotal 435 reads | 0 comments
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Great Minds Think Tech: Kiran Basra at Electronic Arts

analytics

For Kiran Basra, senior Communication Co-op student, working at Electronic Arts was a unique experience from the get-go. Between re-constructing her job description and fine-tuning her marketing analytics skills on-the-job, Kiran has re-defined what Communication Co-op students can accomplish. 

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Tips and Tricks for Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop Edition

Adobe Illustrator

The Adobe Creative Suite programs are amazing when you know how to use them, but can drive a person crazy when they’re trying to learn. Here are our handy tips and tricks for Adobe Creative Suite that won't show up in your Google search!

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Owning Your Own Leadership Style

Professional Development

Have you ever identified with the leadership characteristics of Donald Trump, Ellen DeGeneres or Barack Obama? Read on to discover where your leadership style falls in regards to these three influential people.

 

By: Nicole Strutt 772 reads | 0 comments
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Great Minds Think Tech: Jeremy Chao @ SAP

Communication

Performing in a theatre troupe, dressing up like a Ghostbuster, giving out soup to the homeless –not what typically comes to mind when you think about working in the tech sector. But for Jeremy Chao, 3rd year Communication Co-op student, they were some of the most rewarding parts of his Co-op terms at SAP

By: liesl 809 reads | 0 comments
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Bradley’s interviews with Facebook: [Part 1] Recruiter

recruiter

Ever wondered what it would be like to be interviewed by Facebook?  Bradley Sutherland, a recent graduate from SFU’s Interactive Arts and Technology and a specialist in interactive design, was selected to be interviewed by the social media giant.  Bradley shared his 3 part interview experience with the OLC.

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Think Co-op Isn't For You? 4 Excuses You Need to Burn Right Now

Co-op Reflections

Reality check: a degree doesn’t guarantee a job. Vancouver communications, marketing and writing jobs aren’t waiting for you in the stands at Convocation. You’ve got to hunt for them, and Co-op is your open door. 

By: Emily Taylor 1146 reads | 0 comments
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What to do When You "Don't Have Anything to do"

Workplace Success

So you've transitioned into your Co-op job, and have been working your butt off when suddenly, you realize you've completed all your weekly tasks - what's your next move? Read on for some great tips for staying busy on the job - no matter the workload.

By: Sonam Swarup 827 reads | 0 comments
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How to Measure Your Success at a Start Up

Professional Development

I used to think the most exciting part of forging a new career was the prospects of climbing the corporate ladder. The terrifying - yet liberating - truth, is that there are no concrete expectations to exceed. 

By: Emily Taylor 609 reads | 0 comments
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How Not to Annoy Your Coworkers (and other workplace etiquette tips)…

Work Environment

Many people have had some type of negative experience on public transit, for a variety of reasons. But a common theme is poor etiquette. If you’re starting work this summer, you probably don’t want to be ‘that guy’, so read on for some very useful etiquette tips.

By: Abbas Virji 1136 reads | 0 comments
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