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Why Your BA Is Worth More Than You Think

Career Exploration

A common misconception - especially in the student world – is that a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree does not hold much value compared to specialized degrees such as a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), or a Bachelor of Science (BSc). This is far from true.

By: Abbas Virji 6015 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Graduate and Professional School

Twitter Tuesdays

On October 15th we invited SFU Graduate Studies to join us for our OLC Career Chat on Graduate and Professional School. Find out which questions were answered and our thoughts on deciding, applying for, and attending grad school.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 3843 reads | 0 comments
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Using Online Tools (And Social Media) For Your Job Search

Social Media

Finding a job these days isn’t an easy task. You’ve got lots of cover letters to write, you have to tailor your resume for each position, you have interviews to prepare for, and that’s only covering the ‘mandatory’ steps. But what can you do to set yourself apart from other candidates?

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Making Meaningful Online Connections With Employers

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Making connections is a vital part of networking, but how can you make connections that would be impossible to create in-person? Read on to find out more, and to help you realize the importance of developing an accurate online profile of yourself.

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Inspiring Commencement Speeches for Your Future

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Graduation is an important milestone in your life, and it highlights when you’re going to be stepping into the ‘real-world.’ But what can help you stand out from the already-crowded job market? Some remarkable entrepreneurs have a bit of advice for you. Read on to find out more…

By: Abbas Virji 11254 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Research and Time Management Tips

Research

October 1st marked another Twitter Tuesday. This weeks chat focused on research and time management. Our recap is filled with helpful resources to help you make the most of your time.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 7153 reads | 0 comments
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Using Apps to Manage Your Time

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Digital media is everywhere in our lives, whether in the form of a computer, tablet or smartphone. We spend a lot of time on these devices, but are we using them to their full potential? I’m pretty sure the answer is no. So how can our many forms of digital media help us in managing our time?

By: Abbas Virji 4780 reads | 0 comments
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Career Exploration: A Lifelong Journey

Career Exploration

A career is never set in stone. Read more to find out about career exploration, and how you can use your role as a student to your advantage. It is never too early to start searching...

By: Abbas Virji 4362 reads | 0 comments
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Burnaby’s BIG Fair 2013: Day Two

Event Summaries

Thursday marked the end of the BIG Fair for another year. We were back in the action on Day Two to check out some new employers on campus.

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Burnaby's BIG Fair 2013: Day One

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The BIG Fair was back at Burnaby on September 25th. We recapped some of the day one highlights, read on to learn about some of the employers and opportunities available.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 5294 reads | 0 comments
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