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Recruitment & Career Development: What Employers Want

Professional Development

Having been involved in recruitment and on-boarding processes, discussions with managers and engineering recruitment teams, I share my experiences in recruitment and career development to give you insight into what employers are looking for. 

By: Paul Vu 208 reads | 0 comments
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Will Your Career Exist in 20 Years?

Work Search

Will technological change and automation do away with the careers you’re focused on? Or will they make them more exciting? Learn about the latest developments and what you can do now to prepare yourself for the future.

By: Erik Sagmoen 1395 reads | 0 comments
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The Unconventional Job Hunt: Creating Your Own Co-op Opportunities

Co-op

In five years at SFU, engineering physics undergrad Scott Beaupré landed three co-op job positions and four research projects without ever dropping off a résumé. Find out how! 

By: Taylor McKinney 1761 reads | 0 comments
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Exploring the Realities of Startup Life

OLC Blog

When you think of a startup, does the HBO series, Silicon Valley come to mind? While the computers, parked bottoms, and long hours don’t stray too far from the truth, Melissa clears up some misconceptions about the startup life.

By: Melissa Ong 2825 reads | 0 comments
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How References Can Make or Break Your Job Offer

Communication, Art and Technology

Most people don’t maintain solid relationships with their references. Don’t be one of those job seekers scrambling to put together a list of references before an interview. Follow these basic practices to maintain connections and maximize your chances of landing the job. 

By: Melissa Chungfat 782 reads | 0 comments
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Afraid to Network Alone at an Event? Here's How I Did It

She Talks Technology

Have you ever gone to a networking event alone? Learn how to make quality connections with these tips on attending networking events on your own and some conversation openers you can use to initiate those connections!  

By: Melissa Chungfat 647 reads | 0 comments
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5 Tips to Achieve a Diverse Co-op Experience

non-profit sector

Want to work in different sectors during your co-op work terms and gain diverse experiences? Learn how you can diversify your co-op experience and leverage your skills by reading these five tips! 

 
By: Nakita Cheung 1687 reads | 0 comments
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For a Chance at a Job, Take a Chance and Apply!

PhD

I completed my undergraduate degree without doing co-op. This meant that after graduation, I was competing for jobs with others who had work experience, while I had none. Find out how doing co-op as a PhD student allowed me to not only gain work experience, but also gave me confidence in my abilities.  

By: Shruti Menon 810 reads | 0 comments
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5 LinkedIn Tips to Make Your Profile Pop!

Co-operative Education

In the digital age, you never know who’s looking and what opportunities can arise. When you’re putting together your online presence, you want to go beyond cutting and pasting your resume, and get your LinkedIn profile in tip-top shape! Kass shares 5 tips to make your profile POP!

By: Kassandra Mihaly 7875 reads | 0 comments
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The Cover Letter Blind Date

Cover Letters

We’ve all been there, wanting to impress our cute blind date -- feeling great in the moments when the conversation flows – and not so much in the moments when it stalls out.

By: Angela Kim 7367 reads | 0 comments
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