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Spring 2014 Twitter Tuesdays: OLC Career Chats

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The OLC and Career Services will be hosting Twitter Career Chats again this semester. Join us on select Tuesdays at 12pm in person or using the hashtag #OLCchat to discuss career related topics with career advisers, staff, and fellow students.

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Are YOU Having Fun? It's Essential!

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After that long, endless onslaught of papers, exams and presentations, it’s time for your mind to get some rest. But you might be surprised at just how important it is to have fun. Read on to find out why!

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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Staying Professional After Hours

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The final OLC Career Chat of the semester looked ahead to a December filled with holiday parties and how you can keep your profssional image intact after hours.

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Myths and Tips of What You Can Do In Government

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There are many myths that are prevalent about working in government, whether it is at the federal, provincial or municipal level. But do these myths actually hold any truth? Read on to find out more, and to also discover a fantastic event opportunity to network with government representatives from all levels!

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Exploring Your Career Options Through Co-op

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Career exploration is a lifelong journey. You are likely to be exploring new fields you may not know exist, and you may find yourself switching occupations quite a few times (which is perfectly acceptable). If there’s one thing to do with regards to your career exploration, it would be to start now

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Loving Your Job vs. Loving Youself

Career Exploration

Should our most important values be fulfilled by the job we do? Anything less tends to be viewed as "just a job." The result is predictable: a bunch of unsatisfied people who think they should be in more fulfilling jobs. Dave argues it's better to love yourself than your job.

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Tips on Studying Effectively

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Finals season is coming up, and so is the daily intake of caffeine by students – you know who we’re talking about. Exam stress is a natural part of life that everyone will face at one point or another, but there are ways to ease the amount of stress - read on to find out more!

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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Know Your Rights

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The latest OLC Career Chat looked at workplace rights, and what you need to know if you suspect your rights have been violeted. We also covered unpaid internships, and uncovered some facts you may not have known.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 4943 reads | 0 comments
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Future Careers

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While current career options at present may not always look great, there’s a lot to look forward to in the future. New fields are being developed almost every month, and new opportunities in a range of disciplines seem to be popping up fairly frequently – so what does the future hold?

By: Abbas Virji 6257 reads | 0 comments
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Creating Your Own Luck

Professional Development

Navigating the job market today is not an easy task. Application processes are becoming longer, qualifications that you may need are becoming greater, and there’s sometimes not as many jobs available at some times of the year. But there are ways to overcome all this, and it's not even that difficult.

By: Abbas Virji 5569 reads | 0 comments
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