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Bradley’s interviews with Facebook: [Part 1] Recruiter

Interviews

Ever wondered what it would be like to be interviewed by Facebook?  Bradley Sutherland, a recent graduate from SFU’s Interactive Arts and Technology and a specialist in interactive design, was selected to be interviewed by the social media giant.  Bradley shared his 3 part interview experience with the OLC.

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Think Co-op Isn't For You? 4 Excuses You Need to Burn Right Now

Personal Development

Reality check: a degree doesn’t guarantee a job. Vancouver communications, marketing and writing jobs aren’t waiting for you in the stands at Convocation. You’ve got to hunt for them, and Co-op is your open door. 

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Why Volunteering Is Sometimes Better Than Working For Pay

Career Exploration

Why work for free? Kim shares her thoughts on why volunteering can sometimes be better than working a paid job when it comes to career exporation! 

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How to Measure Your Success at a Start Up

climbing corporate ladder

I used to think the most exciting part of forging a new career was the prospects of climbing the corporate ladder. The terrifying - yet liberating - truth, is that there are no concrete expectations to exceed. 

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How Not to Annoy Your Coworkers (and other workplace etiquette tips)…

Personal Development

Many people have had some type of negative experience on public transit, for a variety of reasons. But a common theme is poor etiquette. If you’re starting work this summer, you probably don’t want to be ‘that guy’, so read on for some very useful etiquette tips.

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What Goes On When Your References Are Checked

Professional Development

You did it. You successfully finished the interview, hopefully feeling satisfied. But what about those references you gave to the interviewer – what happens to those now that your interview’s done? Read on to find out!

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Working on a Team: Five Keys to Success

Life Balance

You’ve got to that new stage in your life as a new employee. But as a new hire, you may feel somewhat out of place on what may be an established team. So, read on to find out five ways to successfully blend in.

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Ten Future Jobs in the Year 2030

Career Services

Ever wonder what kind of jobs will be available in the year 2030? Read on to discover 10 jobs that will be created based on changing technology, the environment and increase of the senior population.  

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Future In-Demand Labour Markets

Career Services

While the current job market outlook may look grim, don’t despair. There are many possibilities in the future of these existing labour markets. Read on to find out what they are. 

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Backpack to Briefcase 2014

Networking

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

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