Workplace Success

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Your Holiday Office Party Guide: Top 5 Things To Remember

Natalie's Co-op Blog

If you end up working a fall co-op, there is a good chance you will be invited to attend your company's Christmas party. Here are Natalie's top 5 tips on how you can maintain your professionalism while still having fun at office holiday parties.

By: npope 1583 reads | 0 comments
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How to Survive in a Fast-Paced Office Environment

Project Management

Fast-paced office environments can be very stressful!  Business student Christine shares her tips on how to manage in this kind of environment, based on what she learned at Appnovation Technologies.

By: Christine Liew 484 reads | 0 comments
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Do You Have What it Takes to Work for Multiple People?

Communique

Working for multiple people may sound daunting, but the experience has taught me some very valuable skills. Here are the three I found were the most important to utilize when working for many people at once.

By: Kristine Wu 1138 reads | 0 comments
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Avoid Sucking During Your Work Term

Communication, Art and Technology

When trying to get hired, I hardly considered the prospect of actually working. I was more concerned with building professional resumes and appearing impressive at interviews. Upon landing my first co-op, however, I suddenly realized that I would need to perform in a strange, new environment – one I knew nothing about!

By: Miranda Lindsay 1689 reads | 0 comments
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Success in Failure

Communication

Working for the Surrey Marathon Society during my second co-op work term was one of the most challenging experiences of my life so far. Although I worked on the organization’s inaugural event, I had no idea what fate had in store for me this time around.

By: Janilaine Tsui 1160 reads | 0 comments
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3 Ways to Kill Writer’s Block and Clarify Your Message

article writing

Struggling with writer’s block? Clear the hurdle by clarifying your message with these helpful tips.

By: Kerstin Butzelaar 1234 reads | 0 comments
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Be Social! 5 Tips on using Social Media for Business

Internet

Will your workplace require you to tweet? Ashley explains how to run social media accounts for a business.

By: Ashley Gregerson 1244 reads | 0 comments
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“I never dreamed about having a job like this!”

Professional Development

I had the pleasure of interviewing Jill Packham, a 2nd year Biology Co-op student, who was working in Nanaimo, BC and finishing her second work term at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans.

By: seasst 1643 reads | 0 comments
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Working in Tech for the Non-­Technical

Co-op Reflections
No experience in the tech industry? Break in anyway! Communication and Economics Co-op student Terence Chu shares tips he learned firsthand as a Technical Writer for Ericsson, a multinational Swedish telecommunications corporation.
By: Terence Chu 1511 reads | 0 comments
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Advice from a Corporate Communications Guru

Career Exploration

Starting a new co-op position can be stressful and overwhelming at first. Communication Co-op student, Christie Atkins, shares workplace transition advice from her mentor, Melissa Fast.

By: Christie Atkins 1507 reads | 0 comments
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