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Best Practices for Company Research

Co-op

Job searching? Starting out in an industry? Switching careers? Exploring your options? There are many reasons we need to do company and industry research in our professional lives. You may need these skills when exploring new industries or fields, creating a job application or preparing for an interview.

By: Heather Keeping 4580 reads | 0 comments
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Top 10 LinkedIn Tips for Your Job Search

Social Media

Most co-op students and other job seekers know – or learn quickly – that sitting at a computer is not the most effective route to land you your dream job. But social media is a huge part of our everyday lives! Are you making the most of it – with the right tools – to elevate your job search?

By: Heather Keeping 9382 reads | 0 comments
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Become "LinkedIn" To Online Networking

Work Search

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?

By: coopcom 6253 reads | 0 comments
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Creating an Effective LinkedIn Profile

Social Networking

LinkedIn is a social networking site. Unlike Facebook, however, LinkedIn is primarily for professionals. It is a great tool to help connect you with professionals, but it’s also great for your job search. In this first part of two series about LinkedIn, we tackle the task of creating an effective LinkedIn profile.

By: kjc11 13427 reads | 0 comments
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Social Networking: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

Facebook

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 9150 reads | 0 comments
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Facebook and Your Co-op Term

Social Networking

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 16998 reads | 0 comments
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