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Navigating a Naturally Extroverted World: The Introvert's Guide to the Communication Workplace

Personal Development

Being a Communication major, people tend to automatically assume you have this gargantuan, larger than life personality, and that you’re just a natural people-person. But what about those of us who are, what some might call, introverts?

By: Amanda Chew 1344 reads | 0 comments
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Starting From Scratch in the World of IT: The #1 Tip to Remember

asking questions

Don’t see your need to ask questions as a sign of weakness or incompetency, but as a way to learn and grow. Your Co-op supervisor understands that most of us go into these internships as beginners.

By: Carmen Chen 1123 reads | 0 comments
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First Impressions Matter – Here’s How to Make Yours Count!

First Impressions

First impressions are important, especially in the workplace. Your employer will be judging you based on how you present yourself – at all times! It may seem scary, but I’ll show you how to ace that first meeting!

 
By: Elvira Chan 1580 reads | 1 comments
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4 Fundamental Tips for Workplace Survival

Co-op Reflections

Transitioning from being a student to a full-time career professional is challenging, so having a plan in place can really make a difference to your Co-op success. Now halfway through her Co-op with the Vancouver Canucks, Sonya reflects on the top four strategies she uses to make the most of her experience.

By: Sonya Hall 1776 reads | 0 comments
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6 Soft Skills that Make You More Competitive to Employers

Cecylia Anderson

There is no exam to test you on these skills, no research paper to write or case study to examine – yet these skills are incredibly important to your future role as an employee.  Can you guess what skills we are talking about?

By: Cecylia Anderson 1658 reads | 0 comments
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Your Holiday Office Party Guide: Top 5 Things To Remember

Career Services

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.

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How to Survive in a Fast-Paced Office Environment

time 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 2889 reads | 0 comments
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Do You Have What it Takes to Work for Multiple People?

multiple supervisors

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 2154 reads | 0 comments
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Avoid Sucking During Your Work Term

Arts and Social Sciences

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 2721 reads | 0 comments
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Success in Failure

Communication, Art and Technology

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 2024 reads | 0 comments
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