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What Goes On When Your References Are Checked

advanced planning

You did it. You successfully finished the interview, hopefully feeling satisfied. But what about those references you gave to the interviewer – what happens to those now that your interview’s done? Read on to find out!

By: Abbas Virji 1065 reads | 0 comments
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How to Make the Best of Your Co-op Work Term

Co-op Reflections

After the exciting and terrifying process of applying to jobs, landing interviews, and finally accepting a job offer, I started to settle in to my new job in the Communication department of the Canadian Mental Health Association. With a solid goal in mind, each day became a new challenge for me to rise and make myself known. Here are the tips I followed that made my placement meaningful to both my employer and I.

By: Christina Luo 402 reads | 0 comments
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Working on a Team: Five Keys to Success

working on a team

You’ve got to that new stage in your life as a new employee. But as a new hire, you may feel somewhat out of place on what may be an established team. So, read on to find out five ways to successfully blend in.

By: Abbas Virji 745 reads | 0 comments
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“Do You Have Any Questions?”

Work Search

Interviews are a two-way street. They allow employers to find out more about their candidates, and candidates to find out more about the employer. Find out what kind of questions you can ask to maximize your interview. 

By: Ronald Yeung 590 reads | 0 comments
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Transport Canada: Conquering Communication in the Public Sector

Professional Development

Working for the Public Sector was always a goal of mine, yet when I was offered a position as the Communications Assistant at Transport Canada, I realized the topic of transportation was completely foreign to me.

By: Lynn Shinto 521 reads | 0 comments
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A Health Peer Educator’s Journey

Educator

Angelina shares why she became a Health Peer and what benefits she was able to gain from the program, as well as what she was able to give back to the unversity community! Peer Education applications close April 7th!

By: Angelina Marinkovic 545 reads | 0 comments
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My Experience as a Learning & Writing Peer Educator

Rianne Brown

Rianne shares what she gained from being a Learning & Writing Peer Educator. Interested in having similar experiences? Apply to the Peer Education Program by April 7th.

By: Rianne Brown 439 reads | 0 comments
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Backpack to Briefcase 2014

Professional Development

Missed Backpack to Briefcase this year? Find out the advice given by SFU alumni.

By: Leah Harrison 1150 reads | 0 comments
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Six Key Tips for Creating Connections at Career Fairs

Professional Development

Career fairs are no doubt stressful experiences for a range of people, but there are ways to ease the stress. If you want to create meaningful connections with organizations at the fair (with less stress), keep on reading to discover some useful tips.                           

By: Abbas Virji 614 reads | 0 comments
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Standing Out In A Crowded Job Market

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Standing out in today’s job market is definitely a tough task. But, you’ll be pleased to know that there are a number of ways you can make yourself stand out to potential employers. Read on to find out how.

By: Abbas Virji 719 reads | 0 comments
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