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10 Ergonomic Tips for Working or Studying at Home

Peer Education

With more people working and studying from home, it is important to make sure our working environment is efficient and safe. Check out the Health Peer Educators’ blog article for some tips about creating a more physically ergonomic-friendly workspace at home. 

By: Aleisha, Anna, Jaskaren and Mariel 796 reads | 0 comments
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Roots and Wings: How Soft Skills Keep you Relevant Throughout your Career

Peer Education

Senior Career Peer Michael Ford writes about the importance of indispensable and eternal human skills for a career that thrives in times of crisis or calm.

By: Michael Ford 7059 reads | 0 comments
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10 Tips for Essential Work Search

finding work

SFU's Career Specialist Deanne Esdale, with Francis Mercurio, Career Peer, have written an Insider's Guide, top 10 tips to a successful work search process. You deserve to get noticed! 

By: Deanne Esdale | Career Education Specialist with Francis Mercurio | Career Peer 1874 reads | 0 comments
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The Benefits of Being a Career Peer Educator

Career Exploration

Welcome to Career and Volunteer Services, where all your career aspirations come true.

By: Sarah Saghah 4105 reads | 0 comments
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3 Steps for Cultivating Leadership on your Resume

Professional Development

The term leadership has become a buzzword when describing one’s abilities and skillsets, but leadership is an imperative skill that can give you a competitive edge. Matthew offers three ways to convey this skill to employers when looking for work. 

By: Matthew Furtado 14550 reads | 0 comments
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How My Determination Turned My Shyness Into Confidence - 5 Tips For Working On Your Goals While Enjoying Your Life

Work Search

used to be very shy, a person who dared not speak to new people. Public speaking terrified me, even worse than getting an injection. As both an introvert and a sentimental person, I admired people who could just get out there and form friendships. So, I started to work on my goals and I soon realized that speaking to people is much better than getting an injection!

By: Jingyao Li 24024 reads | 0 comments
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Finding Resilience in my Search for Meaningful Work: One International Student’s Story

Work Search

Facing rejection is hard, especially when you are studying abroad and trying to find your way. Here are my top three tips for ways to attract success and land the job you want.

By: Alireza Mogharrab 23511 reads | 0 comments
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How to Overcome Your Fear of Getting Involved

ENGAGE

Is fear coming in your way of getting involved? Don’t stress, since you live in a world with many others who are in the same boat as you! Here are a couple tips that can help you come out of your shell and interact with your community

By: Navdeep Gill 25181 reads | 0 comments
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Four Tips to Overcome Failure

Human Resource Management

Have you ever found yourself frustrated, disappointed and in despair after not attaining what you set out to achieve? This blog will explore some essential tips that you could use to bounce back from failure. 

By: Thomas Cao 26829 reads | 0 comments
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How Volunteering Can Help You Find Your Dream Career

Work Search

Panicking because you’re still undecided or unsure of your major? Keep calm and apply for a volunteer position! It can help you in more ways than one. Here’s how.

By: Raisa Crisologo 15374 reads | 0 comments
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Why YOUR Vote Matters!!

ENGAGE

If you don’t vote, you’re handing your future away to those who will be making decisions on everything from how much you’ll be paying back in student loans and taxes, to what kind of jobs and career opportunities you might find. 

By: Gilbert Chan 19148 reads | 0 comments
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#beCPE: From Career Peer to Peer Coach

Career Peers

Jack shares his story and reflection of his two years spent volunteering as a Career Peer Educator.

By: Jack Zhou 12648 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Conversations – Interview with the Career Peer Educator Divisional Supervisor

Jack Zhou

Jack, sets out to hear insights from the Career Peer Educator Divisional Supervisor. In this interview, we hear her thoughts about the program and working with Career Peers.

By: Jack Zhou 13655 reads | 0 comments
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#beCPE: How Being a Career Peer Educator Changed My Idea of Careers

Professional Development

As an English major, Samantha came into the Career Peer Educator program with certain goals but her experience wasn't quite what she had expected.

By: Samantha Rosiczkowski 18710 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: Chance Moments & Career Memories

Athletics

Have you ever experienced chance moments? It’s not about when you get chance moments, but more about how you respond to them. This is an article about learning about chance moments through the Career Peer Educator Program, as well as a thank you to Career Services for last two years.

By: Stephen Kaita 20784 reads | 0 comments
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#beCPE: My Story About Becoming a Career Peer Educator

Personal Development

Hear from Nader Kassem on how he discovered the Career Peers a year ago and why he enjoys being a Career Peer Educator.

By: Nader Kassem 20116 reads | 0 comments
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Top 10 Tips from Science Alumni

Top Tip Lists

Learn about some of the helpful suggestions given by Science Alumni during the “Inspiring Careers Panel: Innovation in Industry and in Your Own Career” and the “Chemistry Career Night”.

By: Leah Harrison 14248 reads | 0 comments
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Backpack to Briefcase 2014

Professional Development

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

By: Leah Harrison 11786 reads | 0 comments
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Career Change: Try Something New!

CSI Blog

How can you get into a different industry than what you studied? Emy Sun studied electronics and later got a job at Microsoft as a software engineer. Find how how she made the transition and what it took to make it happen.

By: Jingya Wang 6396 reads | 0 comments
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You Can Only Plan So Much

Career Peers

What are your plans for the future? Does this question make you cringe? Don't worry: you're not alone. The pressure to have our future plans all figured out can be overwhelming. But the truth is, we don't need to have it all figured out. How can we predict the future when it's always changing?

By: Lindsey Verbeek 5845 reads | 0 comments
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