Professionalism

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Become "LinkedIn" To Online Networking

Networking

Social networking websites like Facebook are becoming an increasingly popular way to keep in touch with friends and family. But did you know that there is a social utility specifically designed to help you network with co-workers and other professionals in your industry?

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Some Respect for References

Work Search

Liesl Jurock is back with more advice - this time on references. She explains that while picking the right references can be tough, it's also important to give them the respect and gratitute they deserve.

By: Liesl Jurock 7091 reads | 0 comments
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Social Networking: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

Networking

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 9092 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: A Journey Through Movember

Professionalism

Movember. How else could you describe the process of growing and caring for a moustache for an entire month, other than by calling it a "hairy-ing" experience? (I just couldn't help it, sorry!) I had heard about other people getting weird looks and even nasty remarks about their moustaches before (you'll be glad to know I didn't get any nasty remarks, though of weird looks there were plenty). I had prepared myself for these things. However, it's what I didn't expect that I found to be most noteworthy.

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Facebook and Your Co-op Term

Career Exploration

The cold, hard fact is that Facebook may be putting your job at risk, and not just because you’re writing on your friends’ Walls when you should be working. This said, co-op students: please take heed of the following guidelines and maintain your all-important professional poise.

By: Christy Kazulin 16938 reads | 0 comments
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Handshakes from Around the World

Handshake

Imagine: Its the first meeting and your nerves are slowly creepy up inside you. You prepare your hand by wiping the small beads of sweat that have formed off onto your pants. Then, suddenly, just as you reach out, they...they...they bow? Not all cultures practice the same greeting, read on to discover different greetings from around the world.


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