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For students and employers, co-op education is a bridge to a wider world

Learning at the workplace provides exposure to new ideas and a diverse world of experiences
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Hurray for co-op!

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These four common mistakes could land your résumé in the reject pile

These four common mistakes could land your résumé in the reject pile | career development | Scoop.it
The point of your résumé is to explain why you’re right for the job, not to provide a laundry list of the things you’ve done in your life
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I agree! Read this and then assess your résumé again!

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How Every 20-Something Should Plan For The Future (Without Wasting The Present)

How Every 20-Something Should Plan For The Future (Without Wasting The Present) | career development | Scoop.it
Planning can be challenging for us 20-somethings who have trouble planning what we’re having for dinner let alone what career field we want to enter. This article gives some great tips on next steps to make great decisions.
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Great thoughts!

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Shy? These small talk tips will help you network in 2015

Shy? These small talk tips will help you network in 2015 | career development | Scoop.it
Few business people are much good at networking. They’re shy about meeting new people, and don't really know how to start conversations with strangers. Change all that with these tips
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Networking is extremely important throughout your career! This is a good, practical how-to piece.

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The 10 Most Important Work Skills in 2020

The 10 Most Important Work Skills in 2020 | career development | Scoop.it
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The 10 Most Important Work Skills in 2020

The 6 Drivers of Change
○ All of the 10 skil(...)
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If you want to be working you need to read and consider these important ideas!

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The Biggest Mistakes I See on Resumes, and How to Correct Them | LinkedIn

The Biggest Mistakes I See on Resumes, and How to Correct Them | LinkedIn | career development | Scoop.it
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Straight talk from a Google hiring manager.  Simple, valuable advice. Please read this before pressing send or submit!!

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7 things leaders should learn to say

7 things leaders should learn to say | career development | Scoop.it
What sets great business leaders and executives apart? A sense of humility and self-awareness that's grounded in reality
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Memorable and fabulous!

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Infographic: How Do I Decide on a Career Path? - Career Savvy

Infographic: How Do I Decide on a Career Path? - Career Savvy | career development | Scoop.it

 You may feel you're the only one who doesn't seem to have a clue where to start when to comes to joining the career ladder. But in reality, you're not alone. Deciding what career to pursue isn't something you should do haphazardly or under pressure. It also doesn't mean that you have to pick one thing and stick to it

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Great ideas and advice. In addition to considering money and job satisfaction I would add: ask yourself "what are my highest values?"

 

At Redeemer University we offer the online test Jackson Vocational Interest Survey. Ask me about this!

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Were you fooled by your job interview?

Were you fooled by your job interview? | career development | Scoop.it
A new survey finds that many new hires jump on board only to realize that the role doesn’t match the job advertised
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Yet another reason to do your research!

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Kick Start Your Job Search With A Mentor - Forbes

Kick Start Your Job Search With A MentorForbes1) Make sure you choose the “right” mentor for your job search.

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Having mentors in our lives is always a great idea, especially when we are considering a career transition. 

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Watch Don't Let This Happen to You, a career bloopers video series from @roberthalf

Watch Don't Let This Happen to You, a career bloopers video series from @roberthalf | career development | Scoop.it
Watch Don't Let This Happen to You, a career bloopers video series from @roberthalf
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Please ... don't be "that guy" or "that girl."

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The Nitty-Gritty of Resume Font, Size and Formats [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Nitty-Gritty of Resume Font, Size and Formats [INFOGRAPHIC] | career development | Scoop.it

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How to Not Make Newcomer Mistakes on Linkedin | Eric Liang | LinkedIn

How to Not Make Newcomer Mistakes on Linkedin | Eric Liang | LinkedIn | career development | Scoop.it
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Whether you are a newcomer to Linked In or have had a profile for years, the following article makes excellent, valuable points you should consider.  Following these tips will improve your networking, professional image and ultimately your career!

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What matters more in university? GPA or friendship?

What matters more in university? GPA or friendship? | career development | Scoop.it

Friendships are the essence of a university experience and the working world, at least in the early stages. As a young person, you owe it to yourself to surround yourself with individuals who inspire you, and whose perspectives and experiences both complement and challenge your own.

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Solid encouragement for thinking about the value of your network, as well.

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5 Things to Do Before Applying for A Job | Glassdoor Blog

5 Things to Do Before Applying for A Job | Glassdoor Blog | career development | Scoop.it
Imagine you’ve just found a job posting and it appears to be the perfect fit. The position is with a company you’d love to work for and you meet each one of the
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A few basic - but VERY important - tips.

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The Awesome Tool That Keeps You on Track With Your Job Search

The Awesome Tool That Keeps You on Track With Your Job Search | career development | Scoop.it
JobDash is the new way to track your progress toward getting hired.
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I like the sound of JobDash holding job seekers accountable. If you try this tool, do me the favour of letting me know what you think at jpringle@redeemer.ca - thanks!

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How to Write a Networking Email That Gets Responses

How to Write a Networking Email That Gets Responses | career development | Scoop.it
When was the last time you connected with someone on Twitter or a met a cool professional at a networking event? Did you do anything to follow up with them?This week is National Email Week. To
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Good tips and examples that will help get you started.

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Employability Skills 2000+

Employability Skills 2000+ | career development | Scoop.it
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Helpful site for identifying and describing the valuable skills you need for the world of work.

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What You Can Take Away From Your Summer Job

Some tips about what to learn on your summer job and what the experience can lend to your resume (Your summer job (no matter what it is) helps your resume -- trust us!

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Cruise Line Class's curator insight, July 24, 2013 2:15 PM

I could not agree more with capturing the true essence of what you gained from your  summer job.  Please take a minute to read this article.....to give you ideas on how to creatively display your experience on your resume.

 

It could be:

- Customer Service

- Problem Solving

- Multi-Tasking

- Time Management

 

 

Make it a great day!

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4 Ways To Strategize Your Job Search On LinkedIn | CAREEREALISM

4 Ways To Strategize Your Job Search On LinkedIn | CAREEREALISM | career development | Scoop.it
Your online presence must be maintained in this day and age, especially if you want a job. Here are some ways to strategize your LinkedIn job search.
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