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Backpack to Briefcase 2014

Personal Development

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

By: Leah Harrison 1316 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesday #OLCchat: Summer Opportunities

OLCchat

The final OLC Career chat of the Spring semester looks ahead to the summer months and how you can use your summer months to boost your income and your career prospects.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 656 reads | 0 comments
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Tips to Succeed at a Career Fair From an Employer's Perspective

CSI Blog

Ever wondered what organizations look for from students and recent graduates at a career fair? Check out what tips Scotia Bank, Clio, Sun Life Financial, City of Richmond, MyPlanet and Public Outreach have for students to succeed at a career fair.  

By: Nicole Strutt 1328 reads | 0 comments
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Six Key Tips for Creating Connections at Career Fairs

Life Experience

Career fairs are no doubt stressful experiences for a range of people, but there are ways to ease the stress. If you want to create meaningful connections with organizations at the fair (with less stress), keep on reading to discover some useful tips.                           

By: Abbas Virji 721 reads | 0 comments
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Standing Out In A Crowded Job Market

Resumes

Standing out in today’s job market is definitely a tough task. But, you’ll be pleased to know that there are a number of ways you can make yourself stand out to potential employers. Read on to find out how.

By: Abbas Virji 863 reads | 0 comments
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Top 3 Tips to Create Your Own Luck for the Workplace

Work Search

Are you finding that getting your dream job is unattainable and is only for the “lucky ones?” Create your own opportunities and luck when it comes to the workplace and discover how to land a job fresh out of university. 

By: Nicole Strutt 857 reads | 0 comments
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Road to Graduation: Preparing for Informational Interviews

Information Interviews

Natalie continues her Road to Graduation series with tips on how to prepare when a professional finally grants you an informational interview. Follow her tips and make the most of the opportunity.

By: npope 665 reads | 0 comments
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Road to Graduation: Informational Interview Basics

Informational Interview

As Natalie nears graduation her focus has shifted to landing a post-grad job. In the next installment of her Road to Graduation series, read up on the basics of setting up and attending an informational interview.

By: npope 779 reads | 0 comments
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Road to Graduation: Networking Basics

Top Tip Lists

Networking is essentially building relationships with professionals in your industry. As time consuming and challenging as it can be, it’s important to focus on, especially when you are on the hunt for a job. Natalie continues her Road to Graduation series with her networking tips.

By: npope 868 reads | 0 comments
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Taking Control of Your Success after Graduation

Career Exploration

Wonder what resources are available to help you transition from university to the world of work? Wonder what you can do to prepare for the workforce after you graduate from SFU? Read on to discover the resources and strategies available to prepare you for the transition from ‘Backpack to Briefcase’!

By: Nicole Strutt 768 reads | 0 comments
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