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5 LinkedIn Tips to Make Your Profile Pop!

Communication, Art and Technology

In the digital age, you never know who’s looking and what opportunities can arise. When you’re putting together your online presence, you want to go beyond cutting and pasting your resume, and get your LinkedIn profile in tip-top shape! Kass shares 5 tips to make your profile POP!

By: Kassandra Mihaly 19646 reads | 0 comments
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How to Ask for Reference Letters From Your Professor

Work Search

Asking your professors for reference letters is an important part of applying to professional programs, graduate programs, and scholarships, and it is a lot more complicated than just sending a quick email. Eric Cai explains how you can make this process easier for your professors, and more beneficial to you.

By: Eric Cai 24284 reads | 0 comments
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5 Reasons to Write a Co-op Reflection for the OLC

Cross Discipline

You might have noticed some amazing co-op stories written by your fellow peers on the OLC, but have you ever considered sharing your story?  Here are five reasons why you should write for the OLC.

By: npope 7592 reads | 0 comments
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Making Meaningful Online Connections With Employers

LinkedIn

Making connections is a vital part of networking, but how can you make connections that would be impossible to create in-person? Read on to find out more, and to help you realize the importance of developing an accurate online profile of yourself.

By: Abbas Virji 11621 reads | 0 comments
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Tips on Starting Your Portfolio

Co-operative Education

“Do you have a portfolio?” When you think about the question itself, it is very simple. In form and construction, the only answer you will ever need is one of two options: yes or no. However, putting it into context changes the entire game.

By: Patricia Pama 15791 reads | 0 comments
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Don’t Panic: Tips from industry for graduating students

Co-operative Education

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 4523 reads | 0 comments
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What To Put In An Online Portfolio

Work Search

An online portfolio is a visual representation of your abilities, personality and style. Why not show what you can do instead of talking about it? In fact, some employers go directly to a student’s portfolio first before even glancing at their resume. Even if having a portfolio isn’t a requirement in your current field of study, it will definitely help make you stand out.

By: Melissa Chungfat 6859 reads | 0 comments
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Branding Yourself

Career Exploration

You have the skills, the experience, and you know you can ace that interview. Now how do you get noticed so that you will be invited to an interview?

 

By: Rushan Shekar 31757 reads | 0 comments
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Share Your Stories and Ideas with the Online Learning Community

Portfolio

Have you ever thought about writing for the OLC? Or maybe you have ideas for topics you're interested in reading about? Either way, we want to hear from you! Check out this article for helpful tips and guidelines for submitting your articles or ideas to the OLC.

By: coopcom 16066 reads | 0 comments
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Enhancing Your Online Reputation

Work Search

Your resume and cover letter impressed them… Your interview dazzled them… and you’re confident that your references will sing your praises. But, what else could factor into an employer’s assessment of you as a potential employee?

By: Keiko Cooper Jacobs 7502 reads | 0 comments
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