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Coach Talks: I Volunteer As… a Recruit?

Career Exploration

Have you ever thought volunteer opportunities can lead to your next job opportunity? One of the best ways to land your next job is to volunteer. This is an article on using volunteer opportunities as a strategic tool to get your next paid position.

By: Stephen Kaita 1796 reads | 0 comments
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Go With the Flow, Opportunity Will Come

Engineering

As a co-op student you often get a lot of advice about the value of research based or industry based co-op.  According to Kay, sometimes we just need to sort out which one suits each indvidual best. Read on to learn about her experience with both research based and industry based co-op positions.

By: Kay Sze 2489 reads | 0 comments
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A day in the life of a Taxpayer Services Agent at CRA

Canada Revenue Agency

Haqikat is a fourth year Business student who worked at Canada Revenue Agency for co-op.  Haqikat shares what training and a typical day looks like as a Taxpayer Services Agent. 

By: Haqikat Hans 6396 reads | 0 comments
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Bradley’s interviews with Facebook [Part 3]: App Review

Series

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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Bradley’s interviews with Facebook: [Part 2] Portfolio Review

Series

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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Tips and Tricks for Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop Edition

editing

The Adobe Creative Suite programs are amazing when you know how to use them, but can drive a person crazy when they’re trying to learn. Here are our handy tips and tricks for Adobe Creative Suite that won't show up in your Google search!

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

Facebook

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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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! 

By: Kim Huynh 1989 reads | 0 comments
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How to Measure Your Success at a Start Up

Communication, Art and Technology

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. 

By: Emily Taylor 1450 reads | 0 comments
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How Not to Annoy Your Coworkers (and other workplace etiquette tips)…

being a new hire

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.

By: Abbas Virji 3105 reads | 0 comments
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