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Interview Types: Panel Interviews

Career Services

As a part of our continued series, we look at the panel interview. This can be intimidating as it puts the interviewee up against an entire group of experienced professionals, so confidence is key to its success.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 4868 reads | 0 comments
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Interview Types: Performance Interviews

Series

There’s no shortage of interview formats that can throw even the most experienced interviewee off their game. Which is why  this series is here, so you can become familiar with the multitude of interview styles you could face. In this edition we look at performance interviews.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 4038 reads | 0 comments
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Diary of a Marketing Co-op: Why is Everything Late?!?

Telus

In the next entry from our marketing co-op she contimplates her love of deadlines and fast paced changes, then how it all went out the window. Join her as she re examines the fluid nature of deadlines.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 3479 reads | 0 comments
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Working with Grace: Professional Attire Edition

Networking

T-shirt? Jeans? Flip-flops? Sneakers? Confused about what you should wear for your job interview, work or to a networking event? No fear! Read on “What Not to Wear: Professional Attire Edition” to find out how to dress to impress and for success…

By: gmc2 3304 reads | 0 comments
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Networking Anxiety? Just Do It!

CSI Blog

I wouldn’t classify myself as one of those people who can walk into a room and meet people easily. Though I’ve been making an effort to push the boundaries of my comfort zone, I’ve always been an introvert by nature. Unfortunately, as a business student, networking seems like an important skill to learn.

By: Jennifer Gutzmann 5162 reads | 0 comments
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We’re All Actors: CSI Interviews First Nations Actor Justin Rain

Indigenous

“Whenever there is an opportunity to share my experience with people, it usually doesn’t take much for me to jump on board,” states Justin Rain when I ask him about his experiences at a recent event co-hosted by Career Services and the Indigenous Student Centre.

By: David Lindskoog 19049 reads | 0 comments
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Diary of a Marketing Co-op: My First Month

Series

Elizabeth Moffat started an 8-month co-op term with the Telus marketing department in Spring 2012. She wrote about the ups and downs of her co-op experience, and reflects on what she learned about the job and herself.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 4207 reads | 0 comments
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Working with Grace: Volunteer for Your Career

Networking

Volunteering is one of the quickest and easiest ways to meet new people, learn new skills and advance your career. So, before you say "no" to a volunteer opportunity that you think you don't have time for, consider the learning and career possibilities it may lead you to if you said "yes".

By: gmc2 6508 reads | 2 comments
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Cover Letters: The Beginning Is All or Nothing

CSI Blog

Has someone ever told you that your cover letter needs to have an “eye-catching” and interesting beginning? Well, this is no myth.  Recently, my sister who works in Human Resources has told me horror stories about the cover letters that she is subjected to reading.

By: Stephanie Juy 17016 reads | 0 comments
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Peeriodical: Feel Limited By Your Major?

Career Peers

How accurate are you in predicting what a person’s career would be based on what they majored in university? Read a list of some of my close friends’ careers.  Can you guess what their university majors were? Take this quiz and match the job title to the university major:

By: Johny Seto 7119 reads | 0 comments
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