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Dave's Diary: Want To Keep Your Job? WALK FASTER

CSI Blog

Oh, the anguish! The frustration that can only known by being stuck behind a sloth-like, seemingly oblivious to the outside world, slow walker! It seems like everyone hates the experience. So why are there so many slow walkers? Further, what career wisdom can their sluggardly ways impart?

By: David Lindskoog 5260 reads | 0 comments
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Elise's CGA-BC Co-op Experience: Landing Your Dream Job

Recruitment & Employment

Are you pursuing a career in Human Resources or interested in working for the CGA? Check out Elise's co-op experience as the Recruitment & Employment Assistant and her important career lessons she took away from her placement.

By: Elise Elliot 7283 reads | 0 comments
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Movin’ on Up: How to Accelerate Your Climb Up the Corporate Ladder (Part 2)

Workplace Success

Is career advancement on your mind? Whether you are a current student, a recent grad, or have been in the workforce for a couple of years, for many of us, improving our position never seems far from our minds. Read on to find out about how you can move up the corporate ladder as a student.

By: Elise Elliot 5819 reads | 0 comments
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Movin’ on Up: How to Accelerate Your Climb Up the Corporate Ladder (Part 1)

career advancement

Is career advancement on your mind? Whether you are a current student, a recent grad, or have been in the workforce for a couple of years, for many of us, improving our position never seems far from our minds. Read on to find out about how you can move up the corporate ladder as a student.

By: Elise Elliot 5971 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: Feeling Stuck? Put A Halt On It!

CSI Blog

You know the feeling of being stuck. Whether in your personal, interpersonal, professional, or any other life, the sense of having fallen out of the groove is always similarly and markedly unpleasant. You're spinning your tires, expending lots of effort with seemingly no forward motion to thank for it. So how do you get out of this funk? Here's a simple strategy for getting "unstuck"

By: David Lindskoog 5113 reads | 0 comments
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Yat’s Hong Kong Adventure: Experiences to Embrace Working Internationally - Challenge Yourself

International Co-op

Ever wondered what it would be like to work in Hong Kong? Yat Li shares with us in the last installment of his 3-part series on his experience challenging himself, adapting to cultural differences, norms and work environments as well as overcoming mistakes.

By: yatli 6527 reads | 0 comments
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Tips for Writing Effective E-Mail

Workplace

For many of us, "business writing" now means e-mail. It's the medium we use most often to communicate ideas and information to colleagues, managers, clients and the world at large. And if we want the e-mail we send to help us meet our goals, we need to stop thinking of it as something we can just "dash off." Read more here.

By: Janis Fisher Chan & Natasha Terk 15800 reads | 0 comments
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Survival Guide 101: Keys to Office Survival

Workplace Transition

Welcome to Office Life 101. A wealth of friendly advice for the first time or inexperienced co-op student, and some advice as to what is required of you to not only survive, but to flourish in an office environment.

By: Kamil Karamali 18076 reads | 0 comments
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Summer of Wildfires: Memories of Boot Camp

Co-operative Education

When I accepted the position of Fire Information Officer for the BC Forest Service, I knew that the job might entail long hours, a steep learning curve and a major lifestyle adjustment. What I did not know was that the whole experience would set off with a week at firefighter boot camp.

By: Adam Brayford 9722 reads | 0 comments
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