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Tips for Co-op Lightning Round Success

Co-operative Education

While it is a stressful time in the semester with exams and final projects upcoming, it doesn’t need to be for Co-op students. A large number of students are placed during Lightning Round and it’s a great time to find out about positions you may not have previously considered.

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The Dirty Dozen Interview Questions (Part II)

The Dirty Dozen

Needless to say, we all want to succeed while being interviewed. Yet it seems no matter how much we prepare, we always come across at least one question that stumps us. Part Two of this three-part series explores the 12 most commonly asked, commonly-feared interview questions...so read on!

By: Darryn DiFrancesco 12131 reads | 0 comments
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[Indigenous Employer] Round Lake Treatment Centre: "Where Culture is Treatment"

Indigenous

Round Lake Treatment Centre is funded by the Governments of Canada and British Columbia through grants provided by First Nations & Inuit Health Branch and Interior Health Authority. Round Lake provides residential addictions treatment for persons in recovery. Find out how to become part of thier team.

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SFU Engages in Aboriginal Youth

Indigenous

In working with SFU Undergrad Alissa Derrick the cultural coordinator of the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre, SFU hosted Aboriginal youth enrolled in the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Summer Day Camp Program for a day of fun activities with cultural teachings.

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The "3 P’s" of Interviewing

Co-operative Education

Get ready for your interviews by remembering the “3 P’s”: Professionalism, Passion and Preparation.

 

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Interview Types: Behavioural Interviews

Career Services

This series will help you prepare for almost any type of interview format that you might come across. In this edition learn about one of the most popular interview types you'll come across: Behavioural interviews.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 7232 reads | 0 comments
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Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre

Indigenous Community Stories

The Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre, a non for profit charitable organization, has been meeting the needs of aboriginal people making a transition to the urban Vancouver community since its doors opened in 1963. Read about one 17 year-olds summer experience.

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Warriors Against Violence Society Program

Indigenous

We believe there is a need to restore the traditional Aboriginal values of honour, respect and equality. The Circle of Life includes elders, lifegivers, men, and youth. All have a right to live in non-violent families and communities.

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The Dirty Dozen Interview Questions (Part I)

Interviews

Needless to say, we all want to succeed while being interviewed. Yet it seems no matter how much we prepare, we always come across at least one question that stumps us. This three-part series explores the 12 most commonly asked, commonly-feared interview questions - and gives you the tools to rock the socks off your interviewer!

By: Darryn DiFrancesco 31051 reads | 0 comments
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Acing Phone Interviews

Interviews

Do telephone interviews  intimidate you? Increasingly, more and more companies are using phone  interviews to weed out potential employees and decide who will move on to the next round. If you're scared of phone interviews, read on for some tips!

By: Kelvin Claveria 20571 reads | 0 comments
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Musqueam Marks 100 Days with March to Protest Burials Under Threat

Indigenous

Open letter to my friends, relatives, colleagues and supporters of  c̓əsnaʔəm. Calling to Action.

By: Rhiannon B 5355 reads | 0 comments
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[Indigenous Employer] Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)

CIBC

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) is dedicated to providing financial services to North American Indian, Inuit and Metis people through our Aboriginal Banking Team. Join this team of experts and you’ll bring the new skills and training we provide to help meet the changing and diverse needs of the people in your community.

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Aboriginal Human Resource Council

Indigenous Career Resources
Get connected to employers, mentors and career development opportunities through the Aboriginal Human Resource Council!
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Cariboo Chilcotin Aboriginal Training Employment Center

Indigenous Career Resources

The Cariboo Chilcotin Aboriginal Training Employment Center (CCATEC) is a nonprofit society, training unemployed First Nations for employment, First Nations, living in the Cariboo Chilcotin.

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[Indigenous Employer] The Canadian Cancer Society wants YOU to Join the Fight!

Indigenous Employers

The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer. 

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BC Ideas

Indigenous

BC Ideas is an online competition, which asks British Columbians like you to bring forward innovative ideas and programs that address the challenges facing our province.

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[Indigenous Employer] Correctional Service Canada Careers

Indigenous

More than just a job! Join our public safety team! At the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), putting in a day’s work means helping to keep your community safe.

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Natalie's Co-op Job Search Blog: The Tables Have Turned

interview success

During the lightning round Natalie was shortlisted for a third job interview and was ultimately offered a co-op job! She reflects on her latest interivew experience and shares some very important insights you should know to succeed at your next job interview.

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5 Tips for Online Portfolios: Employer’s Perspective

portfolio building

Portfolio tips straight from the employers, they share with us what they look for in online portfolios and how they decide who they’re bringing in for interviews. 

By: Melissa Chungfat 6586 reads | 0 comments
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SFU engages in Aboriginal youth

In working with SFU Undergrad Alissa Derrick the cultural coordinator of the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre, SFU hosted Aboriginal youth enrolled in the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Summer Day Camp Program for a day of fun activities with cultural teachings.

By: admin 4063 reads | 0 comments