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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 6956 reads | 0 comments
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Top Government Summer Jobs for Students

Canada Summer Jobs Program

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

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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 6118 reads | 0 comments
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Five Key Advantages of Working in the Non-Profit Sector

community work

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 7798 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Jobs on Campus

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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?

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 8757 reads | 0 comments
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Looking Your Best on LinkedIn

Professional Development

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

Professional Development

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.

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Myths and Tips of What You Can Do In Government

Professional 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 6059 reads | 0 comments
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