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Why I Hate Personal Branding

Work Search

Personal branding. It's a well-meaning enough concept, describing the process of differentiating and drawing attention to oneself so as to positively influence others, most notably in a job-seeking scenario. But it's also a demeaning, dehumanizing metaphor.

By: David Lindskoog 7455 reads | 0 comments
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Maximizing LinkedIn with Lisa Dalla Vecchia

Work Search

Lisa Dalla Vecchia, Manager of Alumni & Career Communications External Relations for Beedie School of Business explains how to get the most out of LinkedIn.

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Burnaby’s BIG Fair 2013: Day Two

Career Services

Thursday marked the end of the BIG Fair for another year. We were back in the action on Day Two to check out some new employers on campus.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 6314 reads | 0 comments
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Burnaby's BIG Fair 2013: Day One

Event Summaries

The BIG Fair was back at Burnaby on September 25th. We recapped some of the day one highlights, read on to learn about some of the employers and opportunities available.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 5512 reads | 0 comments
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Happenstance: Exploring your career options

Happenstance

Are you worried about your career path or worried that it is not following your big plan? Plans are not set in stone and can always change course. Read about happenstance and explore your vast career options!     

By: Stephanie Munez 8448 reads | 0 comments
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Three Reasons You Should Attend A Career Fair

Career Fair

You may have heard of the recent BC Job Fairs or attended one, but did you know that SFU has its own career fairs on two campuses? Our school holds an annual BIG Fair in September and a Mini BIG Fair in the Spring semester. 

By: Stephanie Munez 8371 reads | 0 comments
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Finding your own Opportunities: Writing a Letter of Introduction

Co-operative Education

Do you have a dream job, or even a dream company to work for, but you don't know how to approach it? Co-op advisor, Victoria Cottell shares how to write an awesome letter of reccomendation that is relevant to any job seeker.

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Three Steps to Getting a Job After Graduation: Step Three

Series

Co-op coordinator, Caroline Wakelin explains the concept of the 20-minute job search. In part three she explains what an information interview is, and how to prepare for one.

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Intentionality: It's Not A Secret

Life Experience

What do we mean by the word "intentionality"? David examines some helpful - and unhelpful - ways the word has become popular, and how the right intentions can be useful in your career and life.

By: David Lindskoog 5316 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCChat: What can I do with my degree?

Twitter Tuesdays

August 13th's chat posed the ever so common question "What can I do with my degree?" The Storify recap is here!

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