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Top 4 Tips to Create a Strong Presence Online

Social Media

Wondering what alternative ways are out there to create a personal brand for yourself or to find a job? Developing a strong presence online can help you to achieve these goals! Read on to discover the top tips to help you create a strong presence online. 

By: Nicole Strutt 11986 reads | 0 comments
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Great Resources for Your Summer Job Search in Government

Professional Development

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 5690 reads | 0 comments
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Top Government Summer Jobs for Students

FSWEP

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!

By: Nicole Strutt 10599 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Managing Your Online Presence

Online Presence

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 5237 reads | 0 comments
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Five Key Advantages of Working in the Non-Profit Sector

Life Experience

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.

By: Abbas Virji 6011 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Jobs on Campus

Career Exploration

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

By: Elizabeth Moffat 4315 reads | 0 comments
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Why Does Rejection Hurt So Much?

Inner Critic

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.

By: David Lindskoog 7592 reads | 0 comments
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Looking Your Best on LinkedIn

LinkedIn

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.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 21012 reads | 0 comments
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Christmas: A Great Time To Accelerate Your Job Search

Eric's Corner

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.

By: Eric Cai 8178 reads | 0 comments
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Using the Holiday Spirit Towards Your Career

job seeking

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 4281 reads | 0 comments
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