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Relocating For Work

Wow, it’s been a while since I last posted and so much has happened since February, most notably I’ve moved to Calgary to work for my last co-op term! It’s been a whirl-wind since final exams and a trip to … Continue reading

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Crossing Roads: Experiences from a Former Co-op Student to a Current Co-op Student

A co-authored blog by Giselle General and Tosin Babatunde Hey there, If you have clicked on this blog post you are probably a prospective co-op student or a current co-op wanting to know the gritty details of what it really … Continue reading

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On Managing Your Managers

My time in the work force started when I was 16, a total of 6 years. During this time I have been privileged to work for many great organizations. I have learned invaluable skills and met many amazing people on … Continue reading

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6 Tips for a Phone/Skype Interview

This past fall I had my first Skype interview. It was very different from anything I’ve ever experienced before. In fact I found it more challenging than most interviews I’ve had. Skype and phone interviews are becoming more and more … Continue reading

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How To: Make Your Own Opportunity

As a co-op student I realize that it’s not always easy to find a job. It’s a competitive world out there, and sometimes there are more candidates than positions posted on the job board. It can be over-whelming to hear … Continue reading

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Wrap-up and Recap of the Policy Writer’s Work Term at GEF Senior’s Housing

 Facebook Status (not from me): Last week of Co-op and I’m not ready for it to end. I definitely couldn’t agree more. I bet more than one of my Facebook peers who are in the Cooperative Education Program this summer … Continue reading

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Dipping my toe in HR Part 2- Work Instructions Development

  It seems like the HR branch of my work is expanding! I showed the notes that I complied from last week from the interview with the technicians for the initial brainstorming of this new project. My supervisor seemed to like … Continue reading

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