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Great Resources for Your Summer Job Search in Government

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Thinking of applying for a summer job in government? Take a look at some valuable online resources for the municipal, provincial and federal levels of government listed in this week’s CSI blog post! Read on to find out more.

By: Abbas Virji 5452 reads | 0 comments
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Top Government Summer Jobs for Students

Government

Whether you are a political science major or just interested in politics or working for the government, there are a variety of summer job opportunities available for students. Read on to discover what job opportunities are available for you for Summer 2014!

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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Managing Your Online Presence

Social Media Networking

On January 28th the OLC and Career Services hosted a Twitter chat on managing your online presence. They were joined by featured guests Stephanie Wiriahardja, Jonathan Anthony, and Lillian Chow.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 5123 reads | 0 comments
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Five Key Advantages of Working in the Non-Profit Sector

CSI Blog

Working in the non-profit sector may be associated with myths such as there's no room for upward movement, limited responsibilities, and that there are not many opportunities available. However, there are a significant number of advantages related to working in non-profit organizations.

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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Jobs on Campus

Career Services

Twitter Tuesdays returned for the Spring semester by bringing in Jackie Davie, Coordinator of Temporary Support Services

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Why Does Rejection Hurt So Much?

Dave's Diary

No matter how well you've prepared for it, rejection hurts on a gut-wrenching , tear-jerking scale. Why does it hurt so much? Perhaps more importantly, how can we deal with it? Dave proposes two conceptualizations of rejection, and some tips for dealing with it to go with each.

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Looking Your Best on LinkedIn

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What makes a great LinkedIn profile photo? We use examples from student photos taken during the BIG Fair to illustrate tips on how to look your best in your LinkedIn profile.

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Christmas: A Great Time To Accelerate Your Job Search

Christmas

It's understandable to look forward to a relaxing break during the winter holidays, one that will be devoid of any intellectual effort. However, I encourage you to reconsider: treat this as an excellent time to jump ahead in your job search! Here's the story of how I made the most of my holiday job search.

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Using the Holiday Spirit Towards Your Career

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Have you ever thought of how the holidays can help your career? The hustle and bustle, holiday gatherings, and gift-giving are all aspects that can be applied to expanding your network or even get you a job for the new year.

By: Stephanie Munez 4134 reads | 0 comments
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Myths and Tips of What You Can Do In Government

Personal Development

There are many myths that are prevalent about working in government, whether it is at the federal, provincial or municipal level. But do these myths actually hold any truth? Read on to find out more, and to also discover a fantastic event opportunity to network with government representatives from all levels!

By: Abbas Virji 4799 reads | 0 comments
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