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Five Key Advantages of Working in the Non-Profit Sector

Personal Development

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 5463 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Jobs on Campus

Work Search

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

By: Elizabeth Moffat 3970 reads | 0 comments
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Why Does Rejection Hurt So Much?

Life Experience

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 7291 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 19356 reads | 0 comments
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Christmas: A Great Time To Accelerate Your Job Search

Work Search

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

Stephanie Munez

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 4013 reads | 0 comments
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Myths and Tips of What You Can Do In Government

BC Public Service

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!

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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Know Your Rights

Career Exploration

The latest OLC Career Chat looked at workplace rights, and what you need to know if you suspect your rights have been violeted. We also covered unpaid internships, and uncovered some facts you may not have known.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 4137 reads | 0 comments
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Doing It Right: Know Your Employment Rights

Interviews

What do employment rights issues look like? Issues of discrimination, harassment, and unpaid wages are a few well-known examples, but you might be surprised to learn how subtle and seemingly commonplace many employment rights infractions are. Here are some situations you might want to be prepared for.

By: David Lindskoog 4350 reads | 0 comments
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Creating Your Own Luck

professional development

Navigating the job market today is not an easy task. Application processes are becoming longer, qualifications that you may need are becoming greater, and there’s sometimes not as many jobs available at some times of the year. But there are ways to overcome all this, and it's not even that difficult.

By: Abbas Virji 4346 reads | 0 comments
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