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#beCPE: My Story About Becoming a Career Peer Educator

Career Peers

Hear from Nader Kassem on how he discovered the Career Peers a year ago and why he enjoys being a Career Peer Educator.

By: Nader Kassem 1328 reads | 0 comments
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How to find your Unique Talent in 3 Steps

Management Information Systems (MIS)

The dreaded interview question – “What are your strengths and weaknesses?” We spend a lot of time focusing on our weaknesses and how to improve them, but what is your true strength? Focusing on one thing you are good at can change the course of your career! 

By: Clair Lam 1123 reads | 0 comments
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Top 10 Tips from Science Alumni

Sciences

Learn about some of the helpful suggestions given by Science Alumni during the “Inspiring Careers Panel: Innovation in Industry and in Your Own Career” and the “Chemistry Career Night”.

By: Leah Harrison 1661 reads | 0 comments
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5 Benefits of Joining an Executive Board

SFSS

There are many benefits to joining an Executive Board, here are five you might discover at SFU or beyond!

By: Micaela Evans 1311 reads | 0 comments
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Killer Content: Make your Resume Standout with Accomplishment Statements

Co-op

You have an excellent layout and consistent format to your resume.  Your design elements are eye catching while still being subtle and appropriate for the job.  All of this will be of no use if your content is not reflective of someone who has taken the time to fully explain his or her skills and experiences.

By: Heather Williams 2609 reads | 0 comments
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Artist, Activist, and Public Relations Strategist: Meet Miks C-Kellman

Deshpande Foundation

Miks C-Kellman is an artist, filmmaker, director, and social campaign initiator. He is also a communications and public relations (PR) specialist. Under the sub-continental sun, I had the opportunity to ask Miks about his life as an inspiring and successful communicator.

By: Dara Hill 1663 reads | 0 comments
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The Other Side of the Desk: Interview Tips from an Interviewer's Perspective

ENGAGE

Ever wonder what an interviewer is thinking during your interview? Here’s Bernice to give you a sneak peek thanks to her experience on an SFSS hiring committee!

By: Bernice Puzon 1655 reads | 0 comments
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Taking Risks for Success: Denisa Orlandea, Student Communicator of the Year

Communique

Denisa Orlandea is about to graduate with more than 16 months of professional communication experience, a volunteer position in IABC’s Student Services Committee, and the 2014 SCOY award. Find out how taking risks got her to where she is today.

By: Kendal Crawford 2231 reads | 0 comments
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It’s Never Too Late to Start Over

Professional Development

Figuring out your dream career can take several years as you try new things, meet interesting people and learn more about yourself. After five years in an established career, co-op became a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for me to start over, change career lanes, and gain amazing work experience as a Student Engagement Program Coordinator at SFU.

By: Lucia Pecnikova 1449 reads | 0 comments
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5 Tips on Preparing Your Communication Plan

Communication, Art and Technology

When I had the opportunity to attend the International Association of Business Communicators’ (IABC/BC’s) Communication Planning 101 Workshop, I jumped at the chance to learn a little more about strategic communication and writing a communication plan.

By: Kassandra Mihaly 1954 reads | 0 comments
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