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My Favourite Fun and Motivational Career and Business Podcasts

Tags: Career Development, Motivation, Podcasts

Sitting in the car, on the bus or in the library? Maybe you are going to the gym or just lying in bed. Do you need some career advice, motivation, or entertainment? Here are my two favourite fun and motivational career podcasts!  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer - Ashley

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

“Through my short time in Telfer, I have been able to meet many people who have influenced life on both fronts: professional and personal. Through Telfer, I have built friendships with people that I hope to keep in my life forever. From them, I can learn to be a better student, a better worker, and a better person overall.  Read more ›

Tips for Attending your First Networking Event Alone

Tags: Networking, Networking Events, Perspective

Late Monday, I finally decided to attend a school‑hosted networking event on my own.  Read more ›

Photo of Gaelle Faye

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Staff Profile, Alumni Profile

“One of my happiest memories while being a student at Telfer was the incredible friendships I made. To this day, I am still amazed at the fact that this school is a community and that everyone who integrates it becomes part of a family.  Read more ›

How to Achieve THE Perfect Cover Letter

Tags: Cover Letter, job search, resumé

When applying for a position, you are often, if not always, asked to attach a cover letter along with your resume. Many believe that this is a step of the application process that can be skipped. However, cover letters are not a pass. Far from it.  Read more ›

Want to learn more about the business world? Ask, and you shall receive!

I’ve been working for the government for about nine months. As a student working in the account payable department as a finance clerk, I get to see the whole process from receiving an invoice to the final step: the payment.  Read more ›

Humans of Telfer - Annesha

Tags: Humans of Telfer, Student Profile

“I am not sure where the time went. Three years ago I was an apprehensive 1st-year student arriving to Ottawa with unease and no certainty of what was ahead. Now, I find myself an evolving and ever-curious 4th-year student, though still with some degree of uncertainty.  Read more ›

Introducing Career Launch

New school year, new platform! The Career Centre has officially initiated its transition to its new system, Career Launch, as of September!  Read more ›

No extracurricular involvement or relevant work experience?

Here are three little tips to help you stand out in your interview.  Read more ›

Like a Boss: Leveraging a Non-Business-Related Summer Job

Tags: Transferable Skills, resumé, Job Experience

Let’s face it. Although most Telfer students were hoping to land a summer job in their field of study, many spent the last few months selling clothes or serving food. Sometimes, one simply has to pay the bills or to start somewhere. If you think your last summer job or current part-time job is inconsequential with regard to your professional journey think again. Here is how you can use a seemingly mundane job as a stepping stone towards your success in the business world.  Read more ›

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