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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Know Your Rights

Career Exploration

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.

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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?

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Creating Your Own Luck

Work Search

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.

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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Workplace Wardrobes

Twitter Tuesday

With Halloween fast approaching, the OLC Career Chat on October 29th looked at dressing up. Not in costume, but for work. Check out the advice and resources we discovered to help you and your wardrobe transition from the classroom to the office

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Why Your BA Is Worth More Than You Think

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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.

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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Graduate and Professional School

Graduate Students

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 4282 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…

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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Research and Time Management Tips

OLCchat

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 7704 reads | 0 comments
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