Workplace Transition

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Tips for Writing Effective E-Mail

Business

For many of us, "business writing" now means e-mail. It's the medium we use most often to communicate ideas and information to colleagues, managers, clients and the world at large. And if we want the e-mail we send to help us meet our goals, we need to stop thinking of it as something we can just "dash off." Read more here.

By: Janis Fisher Chan & Natasha Terk 14210 reads | 0 comments
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Survival Guide 101: Keys to Office Survival

workplace survival

Welcome to Office Life 101. A wealth of friendly advice for the first time or inexperienced co-op student, and some advice as to what is required of you to not only survive, but to flourish in an office environment.

By: Kamil Karamali 17717 reads | 0 comments
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Post-Graduation Work Permit Program: What You Need to Know

Career Exploration

Attention to all international SFU students! Are you preparing to enter the Canadian workforce soon? If so, the transition has just been made easier for you, courtesy of the federal government.

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Romanda Simpson: A Career Peer's Success Story

Career Peers

Romanda Simpson, an Anthropology and Sociology major, reflects back on her time as a Career Peer in the Career Services’ Career Peer Program. Read on to learn about her experiences, and for some valuable advice.

By: Romanda Simpson 7007 reads | 0 comments
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Salary & Benefits: What you need to know

Work Search

Calling all job seekers. If salary and benefits are important to you, learn the art of negotiation while discovering what compensation packages include and what to ask when the time comes to negotiate for them.

By: coopcom 5693 reads | 0 comments
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Surviving Workplace Politics

Workplace Transition

Ever been peeved with workplace politics? Have you ever been a victim of office politics? One student shares her experiences from the workplace with tips on how to survive.

By: coopcom 6161 reads | 0 comments
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Make the Most of your Co-op Site Visits

Midterm

Your Co-op Coordinator, supervisor, and you in the same room -- time for a site visit! Co-op site visits are a time for reflection on your work term including what could be improved and what has been great so far.

By: Amara Der 11859 reads | 0 comments
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