Communications

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My Ode to You

SFU OLC

An ode to the fallen and the stolen. 

By: Maddi G 3505 reads | 0 comments
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Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two Spirited: What You Should Know

First Nations Studies

The Q&A you never knew you needed… but you do. Answering commonly asked questions around the epidemic of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.  Here is one perspective using Indigenous pedagogy. 

By: Maddi Grier 7753 reads | 0 comments
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Discovering a new campus

Promotions

Puppy Therapy, Laughter Yoga, and Knitting Clubs - need I say more? After eight months of working as the Marketing and Communications Assistant with SFU Health and Counselling, I’ve been able to help plan and promote all these great programs on campus. 

By: Megan Lo 5237 reads | 0 comments
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A Career Path to City Hall: Conversations with my Co-op Colleague

Communique

Touring city hall with Darryl McCarron, it was clear just how passionate he is about his work with the City of Surrey. Despite his prominent role in communications now, however, his career path began quite differently.

By: Alexis Tyller 12103 reads | 0 comments
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Learning the Ropes at the BCTIA

Career Exploration

There are some things I have known for a long time, such as what toppings I like on my pizza and which Backstreet Boy will always be my favourite. With that being said, I am still continuously learning new things through the different experiences I take on. 

By: Layla Clarkson 11972 reads | 0 comments
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Going Green: Employer Highlights: Vancity and BC Used Oil

BC Used Oil

During "SFU's Sustainability Week" the OLC features two outstanding 'green' companies. So what does this 'greening' look like in the workplace? Find out how workplace sustainable practices are changing the way Vancity and BC Used Oil do business.

By: Kelsey Newsham 7766 reads | 0 comments
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Tips for Writing Effective E-Mail

Communication

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 14208 reads | 0 comments
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Starting a Career in Communications with IABC

IABC

Co-op student Arthur Yee explores his career path in Communications by getting involved in professional events presented by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).

By: Arthur Yee 20680 reads | 0 comments
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Summer of Wildfires: Memories of Boot Camp

Communication

When I accepted the position of Fire Information Officer for the BC Forest Service, I knew that the job might entail long hours, a steep learning curve and a major lifestyle adjustment. What I did not know was that the whole experience would set off with a week at firefighter boot camp.

By: Adam Brayford 9235 reads | 0 comments
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