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 Perfecting One’s Professional Image during Reading Week

Reading week is upon us! For some of you, this will mean a well‑deserved rest after the midterms frenzy. For others, it will surely be an uninterrupted blitz of study. However you intend to spend this week, one thing for sure: you probably have no intention to spend it perfecting your professional image. You’ll surely be at home with your family and friends, or bing-watching your favourite show on Netflix. “Networking during Reading Week? Now way!” But if I told you that there are numerous, simple and interesting ways to network during this highly anticipated break, would take my advice?  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer – Dasser

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

“During university, it’s common for us, students to have big goals and ambitions. Universities can provide a lot of opportunities to help us succeed. However, this can also make things a little overwhelming. Sometimes, in our attempt to achieve a lot, we lose sight of what we value the most. It’s easy to do things because others are doing it, or because we are told that we should be doing it, or even because we think it might look good on your resume.  Read more ›

3 Simple Techniques to Boost your Productivity

Tags: Time management, Productivity

One thing in life is certain: everyone has 24 hours in a day. Increasing our productivity helps us achieve more in less time, thereby making us smarter students and more valuable employees. The methods described below will help you boost your productivity.  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer – Lauren

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile, Co-Op

“Telfer gives me a unique opportunity to further my studies in French and English and to participate in a mobility Co‑op placement. Thanks to the professional connections I have made and to my ability to communicate in both French and English, I had the chance to travel in Canada during my Co-op placement. I recommend that you participate in the career fairs, if only to practice: you’ll be using those communication skills every day in school and at work. Don’t wait for that “once in a lifetime” interview to try networking!”  Read more ›

Why your Skills are More Important than a Degree

Tags: Transferable Skills, jobs

In today’s rapidly changing job market, having a good degree coupled with tangible and transferable skills has become a necessity. But the question to be asked is, which is more important: skills or a degree?  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer – Marie Madeleine

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

“Being a 3rd‑year Accounting student, I’m currently doing my first Co-op internship. As you know, the busiest time is upon us, and so I’ve asked myself how I would be able to get through it while keeping in touch with Telfer and honouring my multiple commitments as a member of Casco and the Telfer Student Council, and as a Telfer Career Centre Ambassador.  Read more ›

How to Best Prepare for Telfer Networks

Tags: students, Networking, Networking Events

Telfer Networks is coming soon. For many students, it’s the perfect opportunity to make one’s entrance in the business world. For others, it’s a way to meet again with potential employers.  Read more ›

Image of Charlie

Charlie is a 3rd‑year student at the Telfer School of Management currently studying in Glasgow for the semester. When asked about her experience moving abroad and representing Telfer in Scotland, she replied, “The Telfer International Exchange Program has given me the opportunity to improve my global skills and experience another culture!”  Read more ›

Myers-Briggs Career Testing

Self-assessment and personal development are fundamental steps that give you crucial insights into your career type and personality. They allow you to understand your interests and personality better through assessment tools including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and the Strong Interest Inventory.  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer – Ryan

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

“Getting involved will lead to experiences you never thought you were capable of”  Read more ›

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