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What to Wear for Work

Professional Development

It's all fine and dandy to read about how you should dress for work, but some visual examples can help you find the right options at the mall or turn all those options in your closet into a proper outfit.

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What Not To Wear: Office Edition

Workplace Transition

As almost anyone whose spent time in an office can attest, some people just do not know how to dress approporately for their workplace or a job interview. We asked SFU students, staff and alumni to share some of their real-life examples of what not to wear.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 2860 reads | 0 comments
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Fall 2013 Twitter Tuesdays: OLC Career Chats

Professional Development

The OLC and Career Services will be hosting biweekly Twitter Career Chats. Join us every other Tuesday at 2pm, using the hashtag #OLCchat to discuss career related topics with career advisers, staff, and fellow students.

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The Triumphant Transition: Tips for the Exciting First Week

Co-operative Education

The first week is often the most stressful for students on their first, second or even sixth work term. Coming from a successful transition into the workplace on his first co-op work term at BCNET, Samuel shares some of his top tips for the first week.

 

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The OLC's #SFUconvo Week Contest

Workplace Transition

In honour of convocation week, we ran set of contests aimed at sharing advice with newly minted graduates.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 849 reads | 0 comments
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Natalie's Co-op Blog: The Joys of the Lunchroom - Being Social on the Job

Workplace Transition

You are new to the company, and you don’t know anyone. Where do you start? How about the lunchroom! Read on to learn about my lunchroom experience for my first co-op job.

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How To Say Goodbye At Work

Saying Goodbye

Saying goodbye is hard under any circumstance, and people tend to avoid doing it as a result. Workplace relationships end all the time, so what's the best way to end them gracefully? I share my thoughts here.

By: David Lindskoog 2873 reads | 0 comments
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Generation Jobless?

Post-Secondary Issues

In the wake of a recent CBC documentary called Generation Jobless, there's a big debate going on right now as to the value and responsibility of post-secondary education in Canada. Here are the arguments, and my thoughts.

By: David Lindskoog 947 reads | 0 comments
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Sidestepping The Plan: My Co-op Reflection

Workplace Transition

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s a seemingly simple question – something for which no answer could be considered incorrect. So why do university students suffer an existential crisis the very moment we’re posed its equivalent: “What’s your plan after graduation?”

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Yat’s Hong Kong Adventure: Experiences to Embrace Working Internationally - Culture

co-op student

Ever wondered what it would be like to work in Hong Kong? Yat Li shares with us in this 3-part series on his experience adapting to a new culture, living arrangement and workplace culture. Also hear about his food and city adventures exploring one of the world's most densely populated areas.

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