Workplace Transition

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Backpack to Briefcase 2014

Work Search

Missed Backpack to Briefcase this year? Find out the advice given by SFU alumni.

By: Leah Harrison 5781 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesday #OLCchat: Backpack to Briefcase

Work Search

In advance of the annual Backpack to Briefcase event, we invited some of the panelists to join us for our latest #OLCchat, providing students with tips and insights on making that transition from the classroom to their career.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 3438 reads | 0 comments
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Building Your Own Business

Professional Development

Have you always been someone who has had innovative ideas? Likes to take charge in a group and wants to be their own boss? Becoming an entrepreneur and starting your own business could be right for you! Fortunately SFU offers many resources and opportunities for current students and recent alumni.

By: Nicole Strutt 2496 reads | 0 comments
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Getting Familiar with Adobe Creative Suite

Communique

Within the first week of my second work term, it became apparent just how much I would be working with Adobe Illustrator. I felt I should be an expert when I was, in fact, still a beginner. How would I rise to the challenge, and become more familiar with the Adobe Suite while on the job?

By: Elizabeth Krump 3804 reads | 0 comments
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Saying Goodbye At Work: This Time It's Personal

Life Experience

Leaving a position, an organization, and a field - especially one as positive as I've been in these last 4 or 5 years - always inspires mixed emotions. Excited, terrified, iinspired, sad, nostalgic - all are a part of saying goodbye. Here's why.

By: David Lindskoog 4154 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Workplace Wardrobes

Workplace Transition

With Halloween fast approaching, the OLC Career Chat on October 29th looked at dressing up. Not in costume, but for work. Check out the advice and resources we discovered to help you and your wardrobe transition from the classroom to the office

By: Elizabeth Moffat 4100 reads | 0 comments
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Uncertainty: Boldly Go Where Many Have Graduated Before

Career Exploration

Do you have mixed feelings about graduating from SFU? Do you find yourself putting on a brave face when talking to others about your future career? Don’t suffer in silence! Be the change and welcome uncertainty into your university experience.

By: Sherry Lin 2669 reads | 0 comments
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A Guide to Workplace Attire

Co-op

You start a new job next week, but you have no idea what to wear, and what does business casual mean anyway? Pretty sure that's an oxymoron. While I can't take you shopping, I can help you decide what's appropriate - and what's not.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 21940 reads | 0 comments
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What to Wear for Work

Workplace Transition

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

Preparing for a Work Term

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 10758 reads | 0 comments
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