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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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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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The importance of a thank-you note

Throughout my time this past year in the real world there is one thing I have learned that stands out far beyond the rest; a simple Thank-You note. I went through what I thought was a grueling recruiting process; it … Continue reading

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Horrible bosses- and How I’m Grateful that Mine are the Exact Opposite

 I watched the movie “Horrible Bosses” more than once, due to circumstance actually. Isn’t that the nightmare of most employees? Worse yet, would that be even more terrifying for a student working in a work term position?  What are the … Continue reading

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Reflection on new beginnings- My new work term at the Greater Edmonton Foundation Seniors Housing

Hello everyone! With every end is a new beginning, indeed!After going off the radar for some R and R before spring term officially starts I’m back again for another term of sharing the good, the bad and the awesome in my … Continue reading

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The Successor Search: Round 1 (or maybe Rant 1)

Fellow students, as we all know this is the Deadlines Wave of the winter semester, where there’s a seemingly endless list of group projects, papers to write, that third midterm to study for and the like. And while I strategize … Continue reading

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One Experience, dual roles in the job searching stage

Hi! I am so sorry for being MIA for almost a month now! Things have been really busy, including during reading week and I hope that all of you are prepared to tackle the remaining half of the semester. The … Continue reading

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