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What Not To Wear: Office Edition

Workplace Success

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 2543 reads | 0 comments
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Fall 2013 Twitter Tuesdays: OLC Career Chats

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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.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 2499 reads | 0 comments
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The Triumphant Transition: Tips for the Exciting First Week

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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.

 

By: Samuel Gorski 795 reads | 0 comments
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The OLC's #SFUconvo Week Contest

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

By: Elizabeth Moffat 795 reads | 0 comments
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Natalie's Co-op Blog: The Joys of the Lunchroom - Being Social on the Job

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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

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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 2521 reads | 0 comments
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Generation Jobless?

Workplace Success

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 887 reads | 0 comments
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Sidestepping The Plan: My Co-op Reflection

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“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?”

By: Malinda Pathacharige 1805 reads | 0 comments
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Yat’s Hong Kong Adventure: Experiences to Embrace Working Internationally - Culture

Workplace Transition

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.

By: yatli 2137 reads | 1 comments
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To Work, Or Not To Work: A Mother's Dilemma

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You have recently welcomed a new baby into the world. Before you know it, you are faced with the dilemma: to work, or not to work? There is a misconception that women can be committed either to their career or to their kids, but not to both. Read on to find some factors  women consider when making this difficult decision.

By: Karen Hayre 706 reads | 0 comments
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