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Dear younger self: Never give away your power.

Mental Health

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

By: Lily Zhao 2074 reads | 0 comments
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Your Next Browser Will Pay You

ENGAGE

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: Daniel Colin James 2567 reads | 0 comments
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This is How Google will Collapse

pivot

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

By: Daniel Colin James 27431 reads | 0 comments
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Are You Putting Your Best Foot Forward or in Your Mouth?

Co-op

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 4615 reads | 0 comments
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I AM ABLE: Bringing Visibility to Disability

I am Able

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 3083 reads | 0 comments
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Employers are Out There, and They are Looking for YOU

Workplace Transition

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 4937 reads | 0 comments
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3 Steps for Cultivating Leadership on your Resume

Leadership

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 14817 reads | 0 comments
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How to Build a LinkedIn Profile in 2 Hours

LinkedIn

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 9220 reads | 0 comments
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The Art of (Not) Having It All Figured Out

Learning

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 16566 reads | 0 comments
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Overcoming Cultural Pressures in University: A Personal Journey

Life Experience

Being a university student in pursuit of a career is not easy, but when you factor in the pressures you face from your family, culture, and surrounding environment, it can become even tougher. This post tells the story of one student who dealt with overcoming these pressures and discovered something they loved to do.

By: Henna Pahal 8046 reads | 0 comments
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