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Change, Creativity, and Resilience: How Your Telfer Student Services Centre Has Adapted to the COVID 19 Pandemic

Tags: students, Change, covid19

We are now midway through the summer break. As many of you are about to start their next summer class or a new part-time job, our leaders here at the Student Services Centre are finally able to catch a breath after a grueling period of adaptation. At the Telfer Undergrad Office as in the business world, crucial decisions had to be made, and contingency plans had to be implemented. This week, two of our esteemed colleagues are sharing their insights on change, creativity, and resilience.  Read more ›

COVID-19 – Your Virtual Coffee Chat Checklist

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If you have been living under a rock lately or simply too busy studying or working (in which case, good for you!), you may have missed our latest Instagram Live session and online workshop on virtual networking and coffee chats in times of uncertainty. Don’t panic: as usual, we’ve made sure that you could access the content at your own pace.  Read more ›

COVID-19: EDC’s Recent Hires from Telfer Share Their Virtual Onboarding Experience

Early Spring is my favourite time of the year for our student program. It’s when I finally get to see months of networking, attending events, and interviewing come to life in the form of new student hires all in one room eager to kick off summer onboarding.  Read more ›

COVID-19 – Looking for a Job? Here is What Recruiters Think You Should Be Doing Right Now

Tags: job search, Job Experience, covid19

You know it. I know it. Everyone knows it. Times are strange, circumstances, unprecedented, and job prospects, uncertain. What you may not know, however, is that recruiters are still very much on the lookout for fit and value in potential candidates. Make no mistake: it’s only a matter of time before we start seeing more opportunities opening up like tulips under the hot sun.  Read more ›

COVID-19 – Embracing Change: How the Telfer Student Services Centre is Evolving

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Spring invariably brings hope and new beginnings, and in 2020, it has forced us to embrace change like never before. This week, we want to highlight the positive side of change by looking at some of the many inspiring ways in which our staff have adapted over the last few weeks to accommodate, encourage and engage with employees, students, and employers alike.  Read more ›

COVID-19: Four Reasons Why You Should Start Using LinkedIn Learning this Spring

Tags: LinkedIn, Career Development, covid19

Whether you are graduating next fall or in three years, chances are you already know that your education does not stop at the classroom door, and that to attract job offers, you will need more than a business degree. The good news is that uOttawa students have a free, unlimited access to over 9,000 online courses related to business, media and technology through LinkedIn Learning, a self-service training site.  Read more ›

Why it’s Okay to Not Graduate in Four Years

Tags: Experiences, Career Path, inspiration

“When will you realize, Vienna waits for you?” (Billy Joel)  Read more ›

COVID-19: Three Easy Ways to Practice Self-care

While most of us are already aware of the importance of maintaining a healthy fitness routine and eating a balanced diet, it is now more crucial than ever to develop another skill set that can help us navigate change more effectively and, most importantly, more happily: self-care skills.  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer – Idriss

“Being a third-year student at the Telfer School of Management, I’ve grown both personally and professionally. From the Ambassador Program to the International Student Coaches Program, from the Telfer Career Centre workshops to the Co-op Program, I was able to acquire solid skills as well as experience that apply as much to daily life as to work.  Read more ›

Tips to Finish your Semester Strong

Tags: Exam Tips, Stress Management, Exams

Time flies very quickly as we are heading toward the end of the winter semester and slowly getting ready for summer jobs and internships. In order to get to those joyful points we all need so badly, we must face a period of sleepless nights and hours spent in the library, reading pages of materials, and memorizing countless formulas and facts – the finals period. What can we do to reduce the stress and the pressure we are experiencing in order to finish the semester strong?  Read more ›

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