Workplace Transition

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Natalie's First Day at Allied Vision Technologies

Co-operative Education

Are you starting your first day at work soon? Getting anxious because you don't know what to expect? Read on to learn more about Natalie's experience and her tips on making the most out of your first day.

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What To Do: Your First Week On the Job...

Workplace Transition

You’ve applied for the job, gone through the interview, been selected, and now you’re ready to begin your first week on the job! But are you?

By: John Grant 13715 reads | 0 comments
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Top Ten: Best Ways to Make a GREAT Impression

Co-op

The Co-op advisors at SFU are in the unique position of hearing from both employers and students about what makes a successful work term. Paulette Johnston has a list of ten simple ways to get off on the right foot.

By: Paulette Johnston 11923 reads | 0 comments
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Yat’s Hong Kong Adventure: Experiences to Embrace Working Internationally - Expose Yourself

Co-op Reflections

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 new cultural and professional norms and standards. Read about how he faced and overcame these challenges for a successful international co-op placement.

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Movin’ on Up: How to Accelerate Your Climb Up the Corporate Ladder (Part 2)

Co-operative Education

Is career advancement on your mind? Whether you are a current student, a recent grad, or have been in the workforce for a couple of years, for many of us, improving our position never seems far from our minds. Read on to find out about how you can move up the corporate ladder as a student.

By: Elise Elliot 5517 reads | 0 comments
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Movin’ on Up: How to Accelerate Your Climb Up the Corporate Ladder (Part 1)

Workplace Transition

Is career advancement on your mind? Whether you are a current student, a recent grad, or have been in the workforce for a couple of years, for many of us, improving our position never seems far from our minds. Read on to find out about how you can move up the corporate ladder as a student.

By: Elise Elliot 5698 reads | 0 comments
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Yat’s Hong Kong Adventure: Experiences to Embrace Working Internationally - Challenge Yourself

Culture

Ever wondered what it would be like to work in Hong Kong? Yat Li shares with us in the last installment of his 3-part series on his experience challenging himself, adapting to cultural differences, norms and work environments as well as overcoming mistakes.

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Creating a Great Co-op Experience: [Part 2] Giving Feedback, Increasing Responsibilities

Workplace Transition

The following article is the second in a three-part series on how Co-op supervisors can make the most of a Co-op experience with their student.

By: carose 6171 reads | 0 comments
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Don’t Panic: Tips from industry for graduating students

internship

Are you graduating soon and are panicking about job searching in the “real world”? If so, read on to find out what some successful SFU alumni and co-op employers are saying about what grads can do to stand out.

By: Liesl Jurock 5909 reads | 0 comments
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Bon Voyage: How to ensure smooth sailing as you wrap up your Co-op work term

Career Exploration

With work terms winding down to a close, most co-op students can’t help but reminisce warmly about friends made, skills gained and career opportunities uncovered while on the job. During this time, it is important to take advantage of a few tips for smooth sailing as you wrap up your work term.

By: Arthur Yee 12835 reads | 0 comments
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