Workplace Success

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Top Ten Tips for Co-op Work Term Success

Workplace Success

John Grant, an SFU Communication Co-op Alum has five work term experiences in his portfolio and shares his top ten tips for completing a successful and fulfilling Co-op work term.

By: John Grant 5889 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Vlog: Day in the Life of Jao Dantes

Life Experience

In this Vlog, SFU Communication Co-op student Jao Dantes explains his typical work day working for Simon Fraser University. 

 

By: Jao Dantes 85 reads | 0 comments
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Experience: Turning a Good Therapist Into a Great Therapist

Personal Development

In a clinic, like many businesses, personal-relational experience can turn a good therapist into a great one. Practicing excellent technique and skill is often not enough. It is by establishing rapport through strong communication and genuine concern about a patient’s well-being where one becomes a great therapist. 

By: Brendan Wong 58 reads | 0 comments
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RebalanceMD 2016: Finding Common Ground with Your Clientele

Physiotherapy

Until you experience recovering from a severe physical injury, you will never understand the struggle a patient of physical therapy endures every day. When a person enters a physiotherapy clinic for the first time, they can experience a wide range of emotions such as fear, despair and doubt. It is our job as healthcare practitioners to transition our clientele from fearing movement to love of movement. This post discusses how being honest and empathetic will help you achieve amazing things with your clientele.

By: Brandon Watson 310 reads | 0 comments
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How Co-op at BuildDirect Influenced My Career

BuildDirect

This blog is about my wonderful co-op experience at BuildDirect and how it influenced my career in Canada. I discuss the work culture at BuildDirect, the type of work I have done and the technologies used. If you are planning to do a co-op with BuildDirect, this is definitely going to help you.

By: Joydeep Bhadra 121 reads | 0 comments
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How to Succeed as a Social Media Coordinator

Co-operative Education

Imagine you get paid to create multiple *twooshes* a day, curate funny gifs, browse Instagram, post awesome pictures and share on Facebook. Yes, being a Social Media Coordinator is very fun, but one must not neglect these four important points to be one.

By: Jessica Christina Hardi 248 reads | 0 comments
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5 Ways to Stay Motivated During An Extended Work Term

OLC Blog

Congratulations, your work term has been extended! Now what? As routine sets in and one gets comfortable, the initial vigor for success in a work term starts to fade. In this article, Charmaine shares practical tips to stay motivated and make the most of the extension.

By: Charmaine Wu 1096 reads | 0 comments
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5 Healthy Habits to Combat the 9-5 Office Life

Workplace Success

During his co-op job, William realized that he needed to build healthy life-long habits for his long career ahead. Below is a short list of small things he does combat body deterioration for the 9 to 5 office-life.

By: William Soemargo 1648 reads | 0 comments
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Those 106 Unread Messages Aren't Going Anywhere

OLC Blog

Remember the flood of emails you ignored as a student? Well, turning a blind eye doesn't fly in the office place. Miranda shares useful tips on how to avoid being overwhelmed by reading and deleting!

By: Miranda Lindsay 559 reads | 0 comments
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4 Tips to Balance Co-op and School

Life Experience

We millennials aren't lazy! We actually want it all– good grades, a life and experience to get us job market ready. Although those things seem mutually exclusive, Aninditha shares tips on successfully juggling a part-time co-op and school.

By: Aninditha Kamaruddin 678 reads | 0 comments
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