Networking

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Don’t Panic: Tips from industry for graduating students

Workplace Transition

Are you graduating soon and are panicking about job searching in the “real world”? If so, read on to find out what some successful SFU alumni and co-op employers are saying about what grads can do to stand out.

By: Liesl Jurock 4565 reads | 0 comments
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Creating an Effective LinkedIn Profile

Networking

LinkedIn is a social networking site. Unlike Facebook, however, LinkedIn is primarily for professionals. It is a great tool to help connect you with professionals, but it’s also great for your job search. In this first part of two series about LinkedIn, we tackle the task of creating an effective LinkedIn profile.

By: kjc11 13344 reads | 0 comments
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Networking During Your Co-op Work Term

Work Search

There are many ways and places to network, whether it’s at a convention, party, hiring fair, the art gallery, or even online! But have you ever considered networking on your Co-op work term?

By: Anu Chouhan 6895 reads | 0 comments
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Using Social Media to Build Your Online Reputation

Social Media

Trying to get that dream job? More and more employers are now using search engines such as Google to find out more about potential employees. If you’re not sure if social media is enhancing your online presence, there are some things you can do.

By: kjc11 9242 reads | 0 comments
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Social Networking: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

Professionalism

Social networking has taken our wired world by storm. While Facebook is a great way to network with others and reconnect with old friends, the use of social networking sites and availability of personal information creates a plethora of implications for personal privacy and safety.

By: Carolyn Warner 9110 reads | 0 comments
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Working with Grace: Volunteer for Your Career

Volunteering

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 7917 reads | 2 comments
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Your Business Card: The Ultimate Networking Tool

Work Search

You have successfully defined yourself with a killer branding scheme for your personal marketing pieces, and even created a business card to complete the package. With the right situation and a little know how, your card has the potential to be the ultimate networking tool.

By: Sharon Roberts 8340 reads | 0 comments
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Self-Directed Work Search Step 3: Informational Interviews

Self-Directed Work Search

Informational interviews are a great way for you to get an inside look into the day to day functions of a career path you want to pursue and help you to focus your self-directed work search.

By: Heather Williams 8304 reads | 0 comments
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