Workplace Transition

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Fall 2013 Twitter Tuesdays: OLC Career Chats

Career Exploration

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 22365 reads | 0 comments
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Three Steps to Getting a Job After Graduation: Step Three

Workplace Transition

Co-op coordinator, Caroline Wakelin explains the concept of the 20-minute job search. In part three she explains what an information interview is, and how to prepare for one.

By: carose 13033 reads | 0 comments
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The Triumphant Transition: Tips for the Exciting First Week

Workplace Success

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 8049 reads | 0 comments
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Three Steps to Getting a Job After Graduation: Step Two

Workplace Transition

Co-op coordinator, Caroline Wakelin explains the concept of the 20-minute job search. In part two she takes you through turning your list of potential contacts into actual contacts, and how to score an informational interview.

By: carose 30374 reads | 0 comments
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Three Steps to Getting a Job After Graduation: Step One

Workplace Transition

Co-op coordinator, Caroline Wakelin explains the concept of the 20-minute job search. In part one she takes you through the process of listing potential employers, and ranking them by contacts, desirability and available openings.

By: carose 17054 reads | 0 comments
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Natalie's Co-op Blog: The Joys of the Lunchroom - Being Social on the Job

Workplace Success

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

Dave's Diary

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 13972 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 8769 reads | 0 comments
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Sidestepping The Plan: My Co-op Reflection

Career Exploration

“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 9386 reads | 0 comments
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Yat’s Hong Kong Adventure: Experiences to Embrace Working Internationally - Culture

Peninsula Hong Kong

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 9416 reads | 0 comments
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