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Natalie's Co-op Blog: Time Management On the Job

Co-operative Education

Having a difficult time completing your tasks on time at school or work? Natalie has 3 must-know time management tips to help you manage your time better and work more productively. 

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Natalie's Co-op Blog: Working for an International Company

Co-operative Education

Working for an international organization has its perks and challenges. Check out what Natalie thinks are the most interesting aspects working for a global company and how she overcomes the challenges she encounters on the job.

By: npope 5862 reads | 0 comments
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Resume Tips from the BC Public Service

Work Search

Getting your foot in the door with an organization isn’t always easy, but there is help. If you’re looking for a position with the BC Public Service, they’ve offered up some resume tips to help hopefuls get to the next stage of selection.

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Five Reasons Why Your Résumé Might Get Tossed Out (And other Résumé Don’ts)

resume writing

Your résumé is your first chance to impress a potential employer. A few avoidable mistakes, however, might force a potential employer to toss out your résumé in the “NO” file. What are the most common mistakes applicants make with their résumés? Avoid these common pitfalls to increase your chances of getting an interview!

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Chee Mamuk Aboriginal Program

Indigenous Stories

“We have many strengths as Aboriginal people. We can use these strengths to raise awareness and prevent HIV/AIDS and STIs.” – Melanie Rivers, Chee Mamuk Aboriginal Program

By: Sarah Callahan 5409 reads | 0 comments
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Put Your Cover Letter at the Top of the Stack

Co-operative Education

If you had thirty seconds to WOW! your future employer, what would you say? Your cover letter will probably be the first thing a potential employer will see, so make sure it stands out.                                                                                      

By: Steve Rodgman 24858 reads | 0 comments
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Nailing Interviews Part 2: In the Interview

interview questions

We last left off during the pre-departure training for the grand mission known to everyone as an interview. Catch up with the trainees as they go into their next campaign - the actual interview.

By: Kelsey Newsham 20631 reads | 0 comments
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FREE jobpostings: Aboriginal Issue

Indigenous

Aboriginal inclusion in the workplace is a crucial part of the overall discussion that is taking place around diversity and inclusion in the current Canadian jobs scene. At Jobpostings, we commend those companies that support workplaces where everyone— especially those within the Aboriginal community—can be their authentic selves.

By: volunteer 9210 reads | 0 comments
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Pre-medical Symposium

Indigenous

Are you a non-traditional student who is considering medicine? If so, we would like to invite you to attend our symposium.

By: Kristen Sokalski 5887 reads | 0 comments
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[Indigenous Employer] Chee Mamuk, Aboriginal Program

Indigenous Employers

“We have many strengths as Aboriginal people. We can use these strengths to raise awareness and prevent HIV/AIDS and STIs.” – Melanie Rivers, Chee Mamuk Aboriginal Program

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Working with Grace: Resume 101 Part 2 - Resume Formats

Work Search

Chronological? Functional? Combination? What does each resume format look like? What are the advantages and disadvantages of using each format? Which format is most suitable for you? Find out the answers here!

By: gmc2 11254 reads | 0 comments
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LYNX: Aboriginal Student Career & Employment Program

Indigenous Career Resources

The LYNX Aboriginal Student Career & Employment Program provides an opportunity for Aboriginal Students from various universities in Western Canada to connect directly with potential employers.

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The Importance of Study Breaks

Life Balance

Ever wonder if you will be more productive after taking breaks during studying sessions? Read on to find out more...

 

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Natalie's Co-op Blog: How-To Succeed & Have Fun On the Job

Workplace Transition

I wanted nothing more than to do well at my first co-op placement. Here are some things I picked up to make my work term fun and more successful! 

By: npope 5705 reads | 0 comments
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Natalie's Co-op Blog: What to Expect during a Site Visit

Co-operative Education

I had no idea what to expect for my first co-op site visit, did you? In this blog post, I reflect back on what happened during my first site visit, to help prepare you for what might happen at yours!

By: npope 7753 reads | 0 comments
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OLE! Targeting Resumes and Cover Letters

Cover Letters

This is the time to grab the bull by its horn.  Learn to target your resume and cover letter to win your dream job.                                                                                                                                                                                                           

By: Amara Der 24983 reads | 0 comments
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The Office Culture: What School Doesn’t Prepare You For

office culture

There are many things school doesn't teach you about working in a corporate environment. Check out 3 areas Natalie wants you to pay attention to when you are on your job and tips to help you improve your work performance.

By: npope 7187 reads | 0 comments
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4 Workplace Success Tips to Advance Your Career

Co-operative Education

Have you secured your next co-op placement? Do you want to get the most out of your work experience while making a lasting, positive impression on your managers and colleagues? Here are 4 quick tips to create a personal and professional brand for yourself to advance your career.

By: Dennis Chen 4313 reads | 0 comments
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Top Ten Tips for Co-op Work Term Success

Co-operative Education

John Grant, an SFU Communication Co-op Alum has five work term experiences in his portfolio and shares his top ten tips for completing a successful and fulfilling Co-op work term.

By: John Grant 29232 reads | 0 comments
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5 Tips for Making a Successful Transition from School to Work

Workplace Transition

Students are often hoping to quickly graduate and find the job of their dreams, but school and work can be extremely different and the gap can be fairly difficult for some to adapt to. Here are five tips to help you prepare for the work force! 

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