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5 LinkedIn Tips to Make Your Profile Pop!

Professional Development

In the digital age, you never know who’s looking and what opportunities can arise. When you’re putting together your online presence, you want to go beyond cutting and pasting your resume, and get your LinkedIn profile in tip-top shape! Kass shares 5 tips to make your profile POP!

By: Kassandra Mihaly 21320 reads | 0 comments
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5 Ways to Stay Motivated During An Extended Work Term

Co-operative Education

Congratulations, your work term has been extended! Now what? As routine sets in and one gets comfortable, the initial vigor for success in a work term starts to fade. In this article, Charmaine shares practical tips to stay motivated and make the most of the extension.

By: Charmaine Wu 19936 reads | 0 comments
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5 Healthy Habits to Combat the 9-5 Office Life

Life Experience

During his co-op job, William realized that he needed to build healthy life-long habits for his long career ahead. Below is a short list of small things he does combat body deterioration for the 9 to 5 office-life.

By: William Soemargo 18173 reads | 0 comments
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Those 106 Unread Messages Aren't Going Anywhere

Email

Remember the flood of emails you ignored as a student? Well, turning a blind eye doesn't fly in the office place. Miranda shares useful tips on how to avoid being overwhelmed by reading and deleting!

By: Miranda Lindsay 12547 reads | 0 comments
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Top 3 Reasons to Consider an Extension and Job Rotation

Co-op

Kim began her co-op work term at BlackBerry despite having never applied for the position. This opportunity sparked her interest in tech, which resulted in an extension and job rotation. In this article, Kim presents 3 reasons why you too should accept a co-op extension and job rotation.

By: Kim Leung 15937 reads | 0 comments
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4 Tips to Balance Co-op and School

Work Life Balance

We millennials aren't lazy! We actually want it all– good grades, a life and experience to get us job market ready. Although those things seem mutually exclusive, Aninditha shares tips on successfully juggling a part-time co-op and school.

By: Aninditha Kamaruddin 20849 reads | 0 comments
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From Classroom to Cubicle: How My Student Skills Led to Co-op Success

Accounting

Once you land a job, the skills you’ve learned in your classes make surprising appearances in the workforce. Discover how Rebecca’s ability to navigate university helped her attain co-op success!

By: Rebecca Chong 12922 reads | 0 comments
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Should You Do a Co-op Term with the Feds? (The Answer is Yes)

Co-op Reflections

Emily recounts her co-op term working with the Feds at Service Canada. 

By: Emily Edwards 12356 reads | 0 comments
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Changing Attitudes to Debunk Co-op Myths

Science

Oftentimes, we allow ourselves to believe we are not good enough. In this post, I debunk 5 co-op myths of self-defeat allowing you to rise to any challenge.

By: Cherlene E. Chang 12553 reads | 0 comments
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3 Reasons Why There's No Rush to Finish Your Degree

connections

Matthew enters his fourth year with a newfound perspective on graduation. His time working for SFU Career and Volunteer Services has taught him that when it comes to education, there should be no rush. Here, he shares his top 3 reasons why!

By: Matthew Furtado 19263 reads | 0 comments
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