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Positive Work/Life Balance: Living Well to Learn Well

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You may be feeling overworked and it may seem that you just don’t have enough time in your life to do anything, but rest assured, you are not alone. The whole work/life balance is a perception and opinion of one’s own priorities and values. People feel stressed because they find that they do not have time or missed out on a chance to do certain activities.

By: Mike Wong 4296 reads | 0 comments
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5 Reasons why volunteering is splendid and how it can reverse the signs of aging.

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Find out the 5 reasons Alex has for why volunteering is splendid! Figure out ways to get great experience and skills for your resume that won't cost you a dime. Also discover how volunteering can reverse the signs of aging...

By: Alexandra Lowe 3979 reads | 0 comments
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Ten Tips on Interview Prep from Employers via Facebook

Interviews

I’m preparing to present an interview workshop. So, of course, I’m procrastinating on Facebook. I thought it might be a good idea to get fresh perspectives from Facebook friends who also hire students. 

By: Liesl Jurock 9055 reads | 0 comments
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Making the Most of Your Work Term

Workplace Success

Make the most of your co-op workterm by reaching out to co-workers and fellow co-op students.  Learn the best ways to connect with the people you work with and maybe make some new friends in the process.  You never know who is going to be a useful contact in the future!

By: Rosie Sidle 12875 reads | 0 comments
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Don’t Panic: Tips from Industry for Graduating Students

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Are you graduating soon and are panicking about job searching in the “real world”? If so, read on to find out what some successful SFU alumni and co-op employers are saying about what grads can do to stand out.

By: Liesl Jurock 7754 reads | 0 comments
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Top Ten: Tips For a Successful Transition

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If you've recently graduated, or are about to, the prospect of transitioning from the comfort and predictability of a student lifestyle to the dynamic unpredictability of the world of work can seem daunting.

By: David Lindskoog 7627 reads | 0 comments
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Avoid The Top Five Career Mistakes That Students Make!

Avoid The Top Five Career Mistakes That Students Make

Don't take chances on your job, learn from the advices of others and build yourself a smart career path. Wil will help you out!

 

By: Wil Fraser 4886 reads | 0 comments
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Get An Edge In Your Career Through Mentorship

Mentorship

Having someone who is willing to share their experience with you can make a big difference, however cliché that may sound. Despite many obvious benefits, mentorship has been cited as one of the least-utilized tools for advancing one’s career. With that in mind, learn how to form and sustain a meaningful relationship with your potential mentor.

By: Eric Kang 8251 reads | 0 comments