Professional Development

[BLOG POSTING]

5 Tips on Preparing Your Communication Plan

Event Summaries

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 1088 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

The Frosting on the Cake - How to Start Your Business Before You Graduate

Mancakes

Jeremy Wong, founder of Mancakes Bakery, is living proof that for entrepreneurs their phone is their office and their office is wherever they are. I had a chance to catch up with Jeremy recently and hear about his journey and future plans to revolutionize the dessert industry. 

By: Evelyn Yuhsuan Chen 1865 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Alumni Showcase: CMNSU Interviews Dana Beaton at SFU Residence & Housing

Communique

Now that the first month of the new year is at its close, are things kicking off the way you hoped? Check out the CMNSU's recent alumni interview for advice on confronting your career-related doubts and desires.

By: SFU's Communication Student Union (CMNSU) 418 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

6 Soft Skills that Make You More Competitive to Employers

Soft Skills

There is no exam to test you on these skills, no research paper to write or case study to examine – yet these skills are incredibly important to your future role as an employee.  Can you guess what skills we are talking about?

By: Cecylia Anderson 1096 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

The Power of Networking

Co-operative Education

My outlook on networking used to be simple—if I was going to get a job, I wanted to know I got it because I proved myself. That I performed excellently during the interview and the company decided I was perfect for the role, not because we had mingled over beers or BBQ chicken.

By: Shauna Mercer 745 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

5 Ways to Get Involved on Campus

ENGAGE

Learn about various ways to enhance your university experience by getting involved this semester.  This article explores different areas of interest that students can get involved in and resources helpful to those seeking out meaningful volunteer and leadership opportunities.

By: Manal Masud 743 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Alumni Showcase Special Edition: CMNSU's Brilliant Interview Series Mashup

Communique

As you celebrate the holidays and pick out your New Year's Resolutions, look to the wisdom of our Communication alumni to guide you. Featuring CMNSU's mashup article, which summarizes all the best advice from its Alumni Interview Series.

By: SFU's Communication Student Union (CMNSU) 674 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Slogans Revamped: 5 Professional Development Tips from the Biggest Brands

Professional Development

Can’t get that catchy jingle out of your head? Maximize your thinking processes and learn form the best! It normally is not the best idea to take advice from a catchy slogan, but they can be reinterpreted to be reminders for furthering your career while at school. 

By: Amy Tucker 1967 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Look Successful, Be Successful, with Dress for Success

Company/Organization Spotlight

Fashion and female empowerment - all in one place!

By: Katie Hoang 752 reads | 0 comments
[BLOG POSTING]

Alumni Spotlight: Patricia Zhou, IABC’s Director of Student Services and Communiqué Blog Founder

Communique

Patricia Zhou had vaguely heard of IABC during her first two years at SFU, but little did she know how BC’s chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators would end up having such an on-going influence on her career.

By: Kendal Crawford 1541 reads | 0 comments
Syndicate content