Career Services

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Take a Chance: The Co-op Edition

Marketing [SRY]

In my first semester, I had no idea what type of co-op position I was looking for. This was somewhat stressful, but what helped was keeping an open mind to a range of positions, and taking a chance!

By: Alexander Kler 215 reads | 0 comments
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Dear younger self: Never give away your power.

ENGAGE

Taking steps to prioritize your financial wellness can set you up for better overall wellness.

By: Lily Zhao 891 reads | 0 comments
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Your Next Browser Will Pay You

digital media

You’re about to witness a movement that will make the shift from desktop to mobile look boring. Google and Facebook amass staggering amounts of money by harvesting your data and charging advertisers for your attention, but that’s going to change very soon.

By: admin 1525 reads | 0 comments
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This is How Google will Collapse

trends

The way things might turn out for Google if current trends continue—reporting from a very near, post-Google future.

By: admin 2965 reads | 0 comments
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Are You Putting Your Best Foot Forward or in Your Mouth?

Cover Letters

If an employer you applied to never gets back to you, it’s easy to get down on yourself. We’ve all been there. Learn from my failures to put your best foot forward when applying for jobs. 

By: Haley Pihowich 3714 reads | 0 comments
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I AM ABLE: Bringing Visibility to Disability

Mental Health

Communication student and former Career and Volnteer Services staff, Katerina Cookson, sits down with Blogger Jien Hilario to talk about her mental health journey and resources available to SFU students. 

By: Katerina Cookson 2246 reads | 0 comments
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Employers are Out There, and They are Looking for YOU

Career Exploration

We are all used to hearing of the impossibility of finding a career after university, and that our degree alone is not a golden ticket to landing that dream job after graduation. In order to obtain our dream jobs, we need to suppliment our education with work experience. While it can seem like a daunting task to find work experience, it may be easier than you think. Jessica shares her story of how she came to realize the amazing career opprotunities around her. It is just about knowing where to look for them!

By: Jessica Wall 4069 reads | 0 comments
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3 Steps for Cultivating Leadership on your Resume

Resumes

The term leadership has become a buzzword when describing one’s abilities and skillsets, but leadership is an imperative skill that can give you a competitive edge. Matthew offers three ways to convey this skill to employers when looking for work. 

By: Matthew Furtado 13537 reads | 0 comments
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How to Build a LinkedIn Profile in 2 Hours

Social Media

Why should you bother spending 2 hours to make a LinkedIn profile? In this blog, Joanne talks about about her experience using LinkedIn and Lynda.com to build her online presence. 

By: Joanne J Lui 7756 reads | 0 comments
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The Art of (Not) Having It All Figured Out

possibilities

Choosing a career is not about selecting an archetype (like ‘lawyer’, or ‘doctor’, or ‘teacher’), but about exploring who you are, what your skill set is, and what type of career will be a good fit for you. In this blog, I talk about letting go of the pressure to have it all figured out, and to instead embrace different ideas and explore different options to find a career that fits. 

By: Claire Wallace 15572 reads | 0 comments
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