Workplace Transition


Saying Goodbye At Work: This Time It's Personal


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 2654 reads | 0 comments

Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Workplace Wardrobes

Personal Development

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 2602 reads | 0 comments

Uncertainty: Boldly Go Where Many Have Graduated Before


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 1903 reads | 0 comments

A Guide to Workplace Attire


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 15305 reads | 0 comments

What to Wear for Work

Co-operative Education

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.

By: admin 18721 reads | 0 comments

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 8606 reads | 0 comments


Fall 2013 Twitter Tuesdays: OLC Career Chats

Twitter chats

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 4160 reads | 0 comments

The Triumphant Transition: Tips for the Exciting First Week


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 2269 reads | 0 comments

The OLC's #SFUconvo Week Contest


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

By: Elizabeth Moffat 2403 reads | 0 comments
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