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Owning Your Own Leadership Style

Personal Development

Have you ever identified with the leadership characteristics of Donald Trump, Ellen DeGeneres or Barack Obama? Read on to discover where your leadership style falls in regards to these three influential people.

 

By: Nicole Strutt 13509 reads | 0 comments
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Great Minds Think Tech: Jeremy Chao @ SAP

Company/Organization Spotlight

Performing in a theatre troupe, dressing up like a Ghostbuster, giving out soup to the homeless –not what typically comes to mind when you think about working in the tech sector. But for Jeremy Chao, 3rd year Communication Co-op student, they were some of the most rewarding parts of his Co-op terms at SAP

By: liesl 12884 reads | 0 comments
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Becoming the Leader You Want to Be

Career Services

Whether in the workplace or at school, we’ve all come across difficult personality types. Read on to find out how you can turn those interactions into positive experiences.

By: Malinda Pathacharige 12657 reads | 0 comments
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April Link Round Up

link round up

Every month we collect our favourite content from our site and around and web, and we collect it for you in one easy-to-read place! Check out our highlights from April.

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Bradley’s interviews with Facebook: [Part 1] Recruiter

School of Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT)

Ever wondered what it would be like to be interviewed by Facebook?  Bradley Sutherland, a recent graduate from SFU’s Interactive Arts and Technology and a specialist in interactive design, was selected to be interviewed by the social media giant.  Bradley shared his 3 part interview experience with the OLC.

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FNSA Indigenous Feminism Series: Dr. Sarah Hunt Sex Workers and Self Determination

Indigenous

Dr. Sarah Hunt As an ally to sex workers, Sarah seeks to strengthen relationships between Indigenous sex workers and other members of Indigenous communities in order to confront the stigma and criminalization which contributes to increased violence. 

By: Laura Forsythe 29296 reads | 0 comments
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Think Co-op Isn't For You? 4 Excuses You Need to Burn Right Now

Promotions

Reality check: a degree doesn’t guarantee a job. Vancouver communications, marketing and writing jobs aren’t waiting for you in the stands at Convocation. You’ve got to hunt for them, and Co-op is your open door. 

By: Emily Taylor 11160 reads | 0 comments
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Sensitive Topics: White Privilege

Diversity & Inclusion

Acknowledging that white privilege exists is the first step to equality and justice for all.

By: Christina Coolidge 14004 reads | 0 comments
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Making the most of the End of Term Project

Working Students

Co-op students are required to do either a project or presentation to complete their co-op requirements at the end of their work term.  As a communications student, Natalie did not know what to expect the first time she presented her PowerPoint presentation for her project.  Read on so you can have an idea of what to expect for yours!   

By: npope 7475 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op Experience with Performance Institute

Performance Institute

"What do you want to do with your degree?” It’s not a simple question, but the place you find your answer can surprise you. Read as Kiki goes through her co-op experience to find out more.

By: Kikuko Araki 6829 reads | 0 comments
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Reflecting On My Experience As A Career Peer Educator

Peer Education
Ever wonder what it’s like to be a Career Peer Educator? Find out what you can gain both personally and professionally! 
By: Bonita Nath 9582 reads | 0 comments
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Top 5 Tips to Enhance Your Summer Break

CSI Blog

Wondering what activities are available this summer to keep your brain busy while giving you a much needed break from school? Read on to learn the Top 5 Tips to enhance your summer break! 

 

By: Nicole Strutt 5630 reads | 0 comments
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How Not to Annoy Your Coworkers (and other workplace etiquette tips)…

CSI Blog

Many people have had some type of negative experience on public transit, for a variety of reasons. But a common theme is poor etiquette. If you’re starting work this summer, you probably don’t want to be ‘that guy’, so read on for some very useful etiquette tips.

By: Abbas Virji 15295 reads | 0 comments
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Thank You, Bus Driver!

Life Experience

As students, many, if not most of us, are dependent on public transit to help us make our way to and from campus. Some of us spend more time on the bus then with our own families.  

By: Christina Coolidge 7822 reads | 0 comments
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What Goes On When Your References Are Checked

post-interview tips

You did it. You successfully finished the interview, hopefully feeling satisfied. But what about those references you gave to the interviewer – what happens to those now that your interview’s done? Read on to find out!

By: Abbas Virji 16851 reads | 0 comments
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Top 5 Post Interview Tips to Land You the Job

Interviews

Wonder how you can stand out against other candidates to land your perfect summer job? Check out the 5 post interview tips and tricks to help you leave a lasting impression with the hiring manager. 

By: Nicole Strutt 23492 reads | 0 comments
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From Athlete To Coach

Indigenous

Tysun shares his story of progressing from Student to Teacher, or more specifically, from Athlete to Coach and shares some advice for those looking to get involved with their community.

By: Tysun Tallman 8697 reads | 0 comments
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Help The Fight Against Impaired Driving: Volunteer for MADD Metro Vancouver – Strides for Change Walk-a-Thon

Strides for Change

Kim highlights a volunteer opportunity with a Mothers Against Drunk Driving event that aims to educated the general public about the dangers of impaired driving and help those affected by it.

By: Kim Huynh 10388 reads | 0 comments
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4 Tips For Engaging With People

ENGAGE

Engaging with your community means first effectively communicating with those around you. Kenny shares some tips on how to do this!

By: Kenny Yang 5634 reads | 0 comments
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Top 5 Tips to Ace Your Final Exams

Life Balance

Wondering what you can do to ensure that you ace your final exams this year? Read this week’s blog article to find out 5 tips to ace your finals!

By: Nicole Strutt 11540 reads | 0 comments
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Working on a Team: Five Keys to Success

Communication

You’ve got to that new stage in your life as a new employee. But as a new hire, you may feel somewhat out of place on what may be an established team. So, read on to find out five ways to successfully blend in.

By: Abbas Virji 11653 reads | 0 comments
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Six Tips To Find The Perfect Volunteer Opportunity For You

Volunteering

Emily shares her tips for what you should consider when looking for a volunteer opportunity.

By: Emily Co 6430 reads | 0 comments
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“Do You Have Any Questions?”

Work Search

Interviews are a two-way street. They allow employers to find out more about their candidates, and candidates to find out more about the employer. Find out what kind of questions you can ask to maximize your interview. 

By: Ronald Yeung 7554 reads | 0 comments
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Ten Future Jobs in the Year 2030

Career Services

Ever wonder what kind of jobs will be available in the year 2030? Read on to discover 10 jobs that will be created based on changing technology, the environment and increase of the senior population.  

By: Nicole Strutt 13463 reads | 0 comments
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A Health Peer Educator’s Journey

ENGAGE

Angelina shares why she became a Health Peer and what benefits she was able to gain from the program, as well as what she was able to give back to the unversity community! Peer Education applications close April 7th!

By: Angelina Marinkovic 6730 reads | 0 comments
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Future In-Demand Labour Markets

Career Exploration

While the current job market outlook may look grim, don’t despair. There are many possibilities in the future of these existing labour markets. Read on to find out what they are. 

By: Abbas Virji 7914 reads | 0 comments
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My Experience as a Learning & Writing Peer Educator

ENGAGE

Rianne shares what she gained from being a Learning & Writing Peer Educator. Interested in having similar experiences? Apply to the Peer Education Program by April 7th.

By: Rianne Brown 8450 reads | 0 comments
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Backpack to Briefcase 2014

Personal Development

Missed Backpack to Briefcase this year? Find out the advice given by SFU alumni.

By: Leah Harrison 11903 reads | 0 comments
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Help Get SFU Moving: Volunteer With SFU Recreation!

SFU Recreation

Are you passionate about fitness? Do you want to help students achieve their health goals? Consider volunteering with SFU Recreation! 

By: Cadence Sun 7443 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesday #OLCchat: Summer Opportunities

OLCchat

The final OLC Career chat of the Spring semester looks ahead to the summer months and how you can use your summer months to boost your income and your career prospects.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 5827 reads | 0 comments
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