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Interrobang articles by Susan Coyne, Career Services Consultant


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Career Corner: Job networking tips
No doubt you have heard stories about people who have landed great jobs without ever having applied to the company or written a resume. Or, maybe it truly was a case of being in the right place at the right time. Even if the stars are properly... Read more

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Career Corner - So, what are your strengths and weaknesses?
Job interviews are stressful to everyone, no doubt about it. I've often said that if you aren't at least a little bit nervous about an interview, then you should be nervous about why you aren't. To help alleviate your nervousness be... Read more

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Career Corner - Personal branding
When I think about the word “branding,” it conjures up an image in my mind of a mark or tattoo that implies ownership, as in branding cattle. I also associate it with company slogans or branding of products, such as Ford's &ldqu... Read more

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Career Corner - Using social media in your job search
Social media has a place in all of our lives, whether we like it or not. Personally, I'm not as passionate about Facebook and Twitter as some of my friends. For the most part, they enjoy following friends and others who post and tweet abou... Read more

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Career Corner - Interview preparation: Making first impressions
Making a good first impression is important, whether it's for a blind date, a chance to meet the future in-laws or for a job interview. Much of that first impression has to do with the visual impact you make and this is true in all of thes... Read more

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Career Corner - Getting on the employer's radar
You've sent out your resume and covering letter in response to that ad for your dream job and you're now wondering just what is going on with your application. Why haven't they called or emailed you to arrange an interview? You'... Read more

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Career Corner - Googling for jobs
There is no question that we have at our fingertips one of the most revolutionary methods of looking for employment… the Internet. Using the Internet is a great way to access advertised jobs or to research employers. Make sure you are utilizin... Read more

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Career Corner - Writing an effective resume
Most job seekers appreciate that one of the most important tools required in the job search is the resume and covering letter. First impressions are lasting ones, so your resume needs to stand out favourably. Much like writing an advertisement... Read more

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Career Corner - What employers want: Their views on resumes and cover letters
Often critical to a candidate's success in today's employment market is a well-written resume and cover letter. So, to ensure that the advice given to students and graduates is as current as possible, a resume and cover letter questionn... Read more

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Career Corner - So, would you hire yourself?
The best career choices are based on an honest appraisal of who you really are. This includes what you know, what you do well, the things you want from life and how you can best match all of this to the current and future needs of an employer.... Read more

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Career Corner - Campus employment: Work $tudy
Need a few extra dollars this semester? Got a few extra hours during the week? Check out the Part-Time Work Study Program — if you qualify, you might just find yourself working on campus in a college department or with the Fanshawe Stude... Read more

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Career Corner: Job networking tips
No doubt you have heard stories about people who have landed great jobs without ever applying for work, and never had the need for a resume, either. Or maybe it truly was a case of being in the right place at the right time. Even if the stars ... Read more

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Career Corner: So, what are your strengths and weaknesses?
Job interviews are stressful for everyone, no doubt about it. I've often said that if you aren't at least a little bit nervous about an interview, then you should be nervous about why you aren't. To help alleviate your nervousness, you can res... Read more

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Career Corner: Personal branding
When I think about 'branding,' it conjures up an image in my mind of a mark or tattoo that implies ownership, as in branding cattle. I also associate it with company slogans or branding of products, such as Ford's "Drive One!" or Budweiser's "... Read more

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Career Corner: Using social media in your job search
Social media has a place in all of our lives, whether we like it or not. Personally, I'm not as passionate about Facebook and Twitter as some of my friends are. For the most part, they enjoy following friends and others who post and tweet abou... Read more

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Career Corner: Interview preparation - Making first impressions
Making a good first impression is important, whether it is for a blind date, a chance to meet the future in-laws or for a job interview. Much of that first impression has to do with the visual impact you make, and this is true in all of these ... Read more

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Career Corner: Getting on the employer's radar
You've sent out your resume and covering letter in response to that ad for your dream job and you're now wondering just what is going on with your application. Why haven't they called or emailed you to arrange an interview? You've been waiting... Read more

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Career Corner: Googling for jobs
There is no question that we have at our fingertips one of the most revolutionary methods of looking for employment: the Internet. Using the Internet is a great way to access advertised jobs or to research employers, so make sure that you are ... Read more

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Career Corner: Writing an effective resume
Most job seekers appreciate that one of the most important tools required in the job search is the resume and covering letter. First impressions are lasting ones, so your resume needs to stand out favourably. Much like writing an advertisement... Read more

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Career Corner: Resumes and cover letters
A well-written resume and cover letter are often critical to a candidate's success in today's employment market. So, to ensure that the advice given to students and graduates is as current as possible, a resume and cover letter questionnaire w... Read more

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Career Corner: Would you hire yourself?
The best career choices are based on an honest appraisal of who you really are. This includes what you know, what you do well, the things you want from life and how you can best match all of this to the current and future needs of an employer.... Read more

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Career Corner: Campus employment - Work $tudy
Need a few extra dollars this semester? Got a few extra hours during the week? Check out the part-time work study program - if you qualify, you might just find yourself working on campus in a college department or with the Fanshawe Student Uni... Read more

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Career Corner: Writing an effective resume
Most job seekers appreciate that one of the most important tools required in the job search is the resume and covering letter. First impressions are lasting ones, so your resume needs to stand out favourably. Much like writing an advertisement... Read more

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Career Corner: Does size really matter?
Finding the right company to work for is something of a revolving door these days. New graduates often have their sights set on large corporations, but what about the smaller startup companies? As a job seeker, you really need to identify what... Read more

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Career Corner: Behavioural-based interviews nothing to fear
No doubt you have heard horror stories about those dreaded Behavioural-Based Interviews that are conducted by some employers. Perhaps you've even avoided applying to a particular company strictly because you've heard that they use this method ... Read more

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Career Corner: What are your strengths and weaknesses?
Job interviews are stressful to everyone, no doubt about it. I've often said that if you aren't at least a little bit nervous about an interview, then you should be nervous about why you aren't. To help alleviate your nervousness prior to the ... Read more

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Career Corner: Informational interviews - An eye-opening experience
Starting a career after college can be a challenge even for the more seasoned job seeker. You may think that once you've armed yourselves with an updated resume and a cover letter the rest will be easy... just watch and wait for the perfect jo... Read more

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Career Corner: Personal branding
When I think about 'branding,' it conjures up an image in my mind of a mark or tattoo that implies ownership, as in branding cattle. I also associate it with company slogans or branding of products, such as Ford's "Quality is job one!" or Budw... Read more

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Career Corner: Using social media in your job search
Social media has a place in all of our lives, whether we like it or not. Personally, I'm not as passionate about Facebook and Twitter as some of my friends. For the most part, they enjoy following friends and others who post and tweet about no... Read more

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Career Corner: Job networking tips
No doubt you have heard stories about people who have landed great jobs without ever applying for work and never had the need for a resume, either. Or maybe it truly was a case of being in the right place at the right time. Even if the stars a... Read more

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Career Corner: Launching your career
Are you ready to launch your career? If so, you may be interested in participating in an internship program. An internship is defined as an extended work placement that allows you to gain career-related experience during or following the compl... Read more

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Career Corner: Negotiating a starting salary
Congratulations, you've just set up an interview for the job of your dreams. You've done your research on the employer and are confident on how to handle yourself in the interview, but how are you with negotiating a starting salary? Unfortunat... Read more

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Career Corner: Dressing for interview success
The first impression you make meeting a potential new employer may be vital to surviving the interview, so make it a favourable one. You may feel confident with your communication style, firm handshake and direct eye contact, but have you fall... Read more

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Career Corner: Interview preparation - Making first impressions
Making a good first impression is important, whether it's for a blind date, a chance to meet the future in-laws or for a job interview. Much of that first impression has to do with the visual impact you make, and this is true in all of these c... Read more

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Career Corner: Getting on the employer's radar
You've sent out your resume and cover letter in response to that ad for your dream job and are now wondering just what is going on with your application. Why haven't they called or emailed you to arrange an interview? You've been waiting patie... Read more

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Career Corner: Googling for jobs
There is no question that we have at our fingertips one of the most revolutionary methods of looking for employment: googling. Using the Internet is a great way to access advertised jobs or to research employers, so make sure you are using all... Read more

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Career Corner: Other job search letters
In addition to cover letters that accompany resumes, there are several other kinds of letters used in correspondence with prospective employers. Every written communication you have with an employer is one more opportunity for you to demonstra... Read more

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Career Corner: Writing an effective resume
Most job seekers appreciate that the most important tools required in the job search are the resume and covering letter. First impressions are lasting ones, so your resume needs to stand out favourably. Much like writing an advertisement to... Read more

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Career Corner: Employers views on resumes and cover letters
A well-written resume and cover letter are often critical to a candidate's success in today's employment market. To ensure that the advice given to students and graduates is as current as possible, a resume and cover letter questionnaire was s... Read more

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Career Corner: Skills assessment
The best career choices are based on an honest appraisal of who you really are. This includes what you do well, the things you want from life and how you can best match all this to the current and future needs of an employer. Before an emplo... Read more

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Career Corner: Negotiating a starting salary
Congratulations, you've just set up an interview for the job of your dreams. You've done your research on the employer, are confident on how to handle yourself in the interview, but how are you with negotiating a starting salary? Unfortunate... Read more

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Career Corner: Dressing for interview success
The first impression you make when meeting a potential new employer may be vital to surviving the interview, so make it a favourable one. You may feel confident with your communication style, firm handshake and direct eye contact, but have you... Read more

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Career Corner: Interview preparation: making first impressions
Making a good first impression is important, whether it is for a blind date, a chance to meet your future in-laws or for a job interview. Much of that first impression has to do with the visual impact you make and this is true in all of these ... Read more

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Career Corner: Getting on the employer's radar
You've sent out your resume and covering letter in response to that ad for your dream job and are now wondering just what is going on with your application. Why haven't they called or emailed you to arrange an interview? You've been waiting pa... Read more

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Career Corner: Googling for jobs
There is no question that we have, at our fingertips, one of the most revolutionary methods of looking for employment: Googling. Using the Internet is a great way to access advertised jobs or to research employers, so make sure you are utilizi... Read more

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Career Corner: Writing an effective resume
Most job seekers appreciate that the most important tools required in the job search is the resume and cover letter. First impressions are lasting ones so your resume needs to stand out favourably. Much like writing an advertisement to sell so... Read more

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Career Corner: What employers want – their views on resumes and cover letters
Job seekers need every advantage to compete in today's employment market. Often critical to a candidate's success is their resume and cover letter. In June 2007, a resume and cover letter questionnaire was sent to approximately 200 employers t... Read more

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Career Corner: Skills assessment
The best career choices are based on an honest appraisal of who you really are. This includes what you do well, the things you want from life and how you can best match all this to the current and future needs of an employer. Before an emplo... Read more

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Career Corner: The job search evolution still uses old tricks
There can be no argument that the Internet has revolutionized our everyday lives. It has changed the way we buy a car, book a vacation or even look for employment. No doubt your parents have many suggestions as to how you should go about looki... Read more

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Career Corner: Writing an effective resume to land you that perfect job
Most job seekers appreciate that one of the most important tools required in the job search is the resume and covering letter. First impressions are lasting ones so your resume needs to stand out favourably. Much like writing an advertisement to sell... Read more

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Career Corner: Looking for a summer job?
Looking for a summer job has never been easier! The Career Services Office in Room D1063 advertises hundreds of summer jobs both on and off campus in addition to numerous full-time and part-time positions throughout the school year. Our Internet job ... Read more

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Career Corner: Behavioural-based interviews
No doubt you have heard horror stories about those dreaded behavioural based interviews that are conducted by some employers. Perhaps you've even avoided applying to a particular company strictly because you've heard that they use this line o... Read more

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Career Corner: What are your strengths and weaknesses?
Job interviews are stressful to everyone, no doubt about it. I've often said that if you aren't at least a little bit nervous about an interview, then you should be nervous about why you aren't. To help alleviate your nervousness you can ... Read more

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Career Corner: Informational interviews an eye opening experience
Starting a career after college can be a challenge even for the more seasoned job seeker. You may think that once you've armed yourself with an updated resume and a cover letter the rest will be easy. Just watch and wait for the perfect job. Wish... Read more

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Career Corner: Does size really matter?
Finding the right company to work for is somewhat of a revolving door these days. New graduates often have their sights set on large corporations, but what about the smaller, startup companies? As a job seeker, you really need to identify what it is... Read more

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Career Corner: Make Career Fair 2010 work for you!
Come to J-Gymnasium on Wednesday, February 10, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to meet employers who will be on campus promoting careers with their companies. Hosted by Fanshawe's career services department, Career and Summer Job Fair 2010 is a chance... Read more

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Career Corner: Job networking tips
No doubt you have heard stories about people who have landed great jobs without ever applying for work. Never had the need for a resume either I bet. Or maybe it was more of a cosmic coincidence. Or, maybe it truly was a case of being in the right pl... Read more

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Career Corner: Campus employment - part time jobs and work $tudy
Need a few extra dollars this semester? Got a few extra hours during the week? Why not check out the part-time jobs and work study program and if you qualify you might just find yourself working off campus or within a college department or the Fansha... Read more

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Career Corner: Launching your career…
Are you ready to launch your career? If so, you may be interested in an internship program. An internship is defined as an extended work placement that allows you to gain career-related experience during or following the completion of your formal edu... Read more

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Career Corner: Negotiating a starting salary
Congratulations, you've just set up an interview for the job of your dreams. You've done your research on the employer, are confident on how to handle yourself in the interview, but how are you with negotiating a starting salary? Unfortunatel... Read more

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Career Corner: Dressing for interview success
The first impression you make meeting a potential new employer may be vital to surviving the interview so why not make it a favourable one. You may feel confident with your communication style, firm handshake, and direct eye contact but have you fall... Read more

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Career Corner: Making lasting impressions
Making a good first impression is important, whether it is for a blind date, a chance to meet ‘the prospective in-laws' or for a job interview. Much of that first impression has to do with the visual impact you make and this is true in all ... Read more

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Career Corner: Getting on the employer's radar
You've sent out your resume and covering letter in response to that ad for your dream job and are now wondering just what is going on with your application. Why haven't they called you to arrange an interview? You've been waiting patientl... Read more

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Career Corner: Googling for jobs one of many options
There is no question that we have at our fingertips, one of the most revolutionary methods of looking for employment… Googling. Using the Internet is a great way to access advertised jobs or to research employers so make sure that you are utilizing a... Read more

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Career Corner: Writing an effective resume
Most job seekers appreciate that one of the most important tools required in the job search is the resume and covering letter. First impressions are lasting ones so your resume needs to stand out favourably. Much like writing an advertisement to sell... Read more

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What employers want on resumes and cover letters
Job seekers need every advantage to compete in today's employment market. Often critical to a candidate's success is their resume and cover letter. In June 2005, a resume and cover letter questionnaire was sent to approximately 200 employers ... Read more

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Career Corner: Skills assessment
The best career choices are based on an honest appraisal of who you really are. This includes what you do well, the things you want from life and how you can best match all this to the current and future needs of an employer. Before an employer call... Read more

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Career Corner: Campus employment = Work $tudy
Need a few extra dollars this semester? Got a few extra hours during the week? Why not check out the Work Study Program and if you qualify you might just find yourself working on campus in a college department or with the Fanshawe Student Union. The... Read more

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Career Corner: Looking for a job? Part-time jobs for students aplenty!
Attending college certainly comes with a price tag. For many students going to school means holding down a part-time position just to make ends meet. Other students work while going to college to gain experience, which not only looks good on a resu... Read more

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Career Corner: Work Study may be the answer
Looking for a job on campus this summer? Why not check out the Fanshawe College Work Study jobs which are advertised on www.fanshawec.ca/careerservices. If you qualify you might jus... Read more

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Career Corner: Job Search Evolution
There can be no argument that the internet has revolutionized our everyday lives. It has changed the way we buy a car, book a vacation or even look for employment. No doubt your parents have many suggestions as to how you should go about looking for ... Read more

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Career Corner: Covering all in your resume
Most job seekers appreciate that one of the most important tools required in the job search is the resume and covering letter. First impressions are lasting ones so your resume needs to stand out favourably. Much like a writing an advertisement to se... Read more

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Career Corner: Finding your strengths and weaknesses?
Job interviews are stressful to everyone, no doubt about it. I've often said that if you aren't at least a little bit nervous about an interview, then you should be nervous about why you aren't. To help alleviate your nervousness you can ... Read more

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Career Corner: Does size really matter?
A large firm or a small company — which one is the right fit for you? Finding the right company to work for is somewhat of a revolving door these days. New graduates often have their sights set on large corporations, but what about the small... Read more

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Career Corner: Make the 2009 Career Fair work for you
Come to ‘J' Gymnasium on Wednesday, February 11, 2009 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to meet employers who will be on campus promoting careers with their companies. Hosted by Fanshawe's Career Services Department, Career & Summer Job Fair 2... Read more

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Career Corner: Network your way to a job
No doubt you have heard stories about people who have landed great jobs without ever applying for work. Never had the need for a resume either I bet. Or maybe it was more of a cosmic coincidence. Or, maybe it truly was a case of being in the right pl... Read more

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Career Corner: Work your way through the semester
Need a few extra dollars this semester? Got a few extra hours during the week? Why not check out the Part Time Jobs and Work Study Program and if you qualify you might just find yourself working off campus or within a college department or the Fans... Read more

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Career Corner: Career launch
Are you ready to launch your career? If so, you may be interested in an internship program. An internship is defined as an extended work placement that allows you to gain career-related experience during or following the completion of your formal ed... Read more

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Career Corner: Knowing how much you are worth
Congratulations, you've just set up an interview for the job of your dreams. You've done your research on the employer, are confident on how to handle yourself in the interview, but how are you with negotiating a starting salary? Unfortunatel... Read more

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Career Corner: Dressing for the job you want
The first impression you make meeting a potential new employer may be vital to surviving the interview so why not make it a favourable one. You may feel confident with your communication style, firm handshake, and direct eye contact but have you fall... Read more

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Career Corner: First impressions count on the job hunt
Making a good first impression is important, whether it is for a blind date, a chance to meet ‘the in-laws' or for a job interview. Much of that first impression has to do with the visual impact you make and this is true in all of these cas... Read more

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Career Corner: Getting on the employer's radar
You've sent out your resume and cover letter in response to that ad for your dream job and are now wondering just what is going on with your application. Why haven't they called you to arrange an interview? You've been waiting patiently a... Read more

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Career Corner: Google - A new way to search for a career
There is no question that we have at our fingertips, one of the most revolutionary methods of looking for employment… ‘Googling.' Using the Internet is a great way to access advertised jobs or to research employers so make sure that you ar... Read more

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Career Corner: Getting your resumé right
Most job seekers appreciate that one of the most important tools required in the job search is the resumé and cover letter. First impressions are lasting ones so your resumé needs to stand out favourably. Much like writing an advertisement to sell... Read more

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Career Corner: Give employers what they want
Job seekers need every advantage to compete in today's employment market. Often critical to a candidate's success is their resume and cover letter. In June 2005, a resume and cover letter questionnaire was sent to approximately 200 empl... Read more

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Career Corner: Are you employable?
The best career choices are based on an honest appraisal of who you really are. This includes what you do well, the things you want from life and how you can best match all this to the current and future needs of an employer. Before an employer ca... Read more

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Career Corner: Make money on campus
Need a few extra dollars this semester? Got a few extra hours during the week? Why not check out the Work Study Program and if you qualify you might just find yourself working on campus in a college department or with the Fanshawe Student Union. The... Read more

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Career Corner: Writing an effective resume
Most job seekers appreciate that one of the most important tools required in the job search is the resume and covering letter. First impressions are lasting ones so your resume needs to stand out favourably. Much like writing an advertisement to sell... Read more

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Career Corner: Looking for a summer job?
Looking for a summer job has never been easier! The Career Services Office in Room F2010 advertises 100's of summer jobs both on and off campus in addition to numerous full-time and part-time positions throughout the school year. Our Internet j... Read more

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Career Corner: Basing it on your behaviour
No doubt you have heard horror stories about the dreaded Behavioural Based Interviews, which are conducted by some employers. Perhaps you've even avoided applying to a particular company strictly because you've heard that they use this line o... Read more

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Career Corner: Questioning your strengths and weaknesses
Job interviews are stressful to everyone, no doubt about it. I've often said that if you aren't at least a little bit nervous about an interview, then you should be nervous about why you aren't. To help alleviate your nervousness you can... Read more

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A different type of interview
Informational interviews can be an eye-opening experience Starting a career after college can be a challenge even for the more seasoned job seeker. Many think that once they've armed themselves with an updated resume and a cover letter the r... Read more

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Career Corner: Big or small: Does size really matter to you?
Finding the right company to work for is somewhat of a revolving door these days. New graduates often have their sights set on large corporations, but what about the smaller, startup companies? As a job seeker, you really need to identify what it is... Read more

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Career Corner: Make Career Fair 2008 work for you
Come to ‘J' Gymnasium on Wednesday, February 13, 2008 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to meet employers who will be on campus promoting careers with their companies. Hosted by Fanshawe's Career Services Department, Career & Summer Job Fair ... Read more

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Career Corner: The 5 best networking tips
No doubt you have heard stories about people who have landed great jobs without ever applying for work. Never had the need for a resume either I bet. Or maybe it was more of a cosmic coincidence. Or, maybe it truly was a case of being in the right pl... Read more

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Career Corner: The job search evolution
There can be no argument that the Internet has revolutionized our everyday lives. It has changed the way we buy a car, book a vacation or even look for employment. No doubt your parents have many suggestions as to how you should go about looking for ... Read more

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Career Corner: Launching your career
College can take you from the classroom, to internship to career Are you ready to launch your career? If so, you may be interested in an internship program. An internship is defined as an extended work placement that allows you to gain career-r... Read more

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Looking for a part-time job?
Fanshawe's Career Services has a data bank full of jobs for the New Year Attending college certains holding down a part-time position just to make ends meet. Other students work while going to college to gain experience, which not only looks... Read more

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Negotiating your workplace worth
Congratulations, you've just set up an interview for the job of your dreams. You've done your research on the employer, are confident on how to handle yourself in the interview, but how are you with negotiating a starting salary? Unfortunate... Read more

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Career Corner: Dress for job success
The first impression you make meeting a potential new employer may be vital to surviving the interview so why not make it a favourable one. You may feel confident with your communication style, firm handshake and direct eye contact but have you falle... Read more

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Career Corner: First impressions count
Making a good first impression is important, whether it is for a blind date, a chance to meet ‘the in-laws' or for a job interview. Much of that first impression has to do with the visual impact you make and this is true in all of these cas... Read more

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Career Corner: What to do after the interview
You've sent out your resume and covering letter in response to that ad for your dream job and are now wondering just what is going on with your application. Why haven't they called you to arrange an interview? Well, all too often, we put all... Read more

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Career Corner: Googling for jobs
There is no question that we have at our fingertips one of the most revolutionary methods of looking for employment...Google. Using the Internet is a great way to access advertised jobs or to research employers, so make sure that you are utilizing a... Read more

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Career Corner: Writing an effective resume
Most job seekers appreciate that one of the most important tools required in the job search is the resume and covering letter. First impressions are lasting ones so your resume needs to stand out favourably. Much like writing an advertisement to sell... Read more

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Career Corner: Delivering on what employers need
What employers want. Their views on resumes and cover letters Job seekers need every advantage to compete in today's employment market. Often critical to a candidate's success is their resume and cover letter. In June 2005, a resume a... Read more

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Career Corner: Harnessing your mad career skills
The best career choices are based on an honest appraisal of who you really are. This includes what you do well, the things you want from life and how you can best match all this to the current and future needs of an employer. Before an employer call... Read more

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Career Corner: Looking for a job?
Attending college certainly comes with a price tag. For many students going to school means holding down a part-time position just to make ends meet. Other students work while going to college to gain experience, which not only looks good on a resume... Read more

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Career Corner: Applying yourself through Work Study
Need a few extra dollars this semester? Got a few extra hours during the week? Why not check out the Work Study Program and if you qualify you might just find yourself working on campus in a college department or with the Fanshawe Student Union. T... Read more

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Career Corner: Mapping out your career at Fanshawe
Fanshawe students and graduates are invited to visit the Fanshawe College Career Resource Centre in F2010. Career Services Staff offer you the following services: - An online job posting service Read more

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Job search evolution leads students online
There can be no argument that the Internet has revolutionized our everyday lives. It has changed the way we buy a car, book a vacation or even look for employment. No doubt your parents have many suggestions as to how you should go about looking for ... Read more

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Networking your way to the top
No doubt you have heard stories about people who have landed great jobs without ever applying for work. Never had the need for a resume either I bet. Or maybe it was more of a cosmic coincidence, or, maybe it truly was a case of being in the right pl... Read more

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Career Corner: Finding strength in your weaknesses
Job interviews are stressful to everyone, no doubt about it. I've often said that if you aren't at least a little bit nervous about an interview, then you should be nervous about why you aren't. To help alleviate your nervousness you can ... Read more

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Career Corner: Be on your best behaviour for behavioral-based interviews
No doubt you have heard horror stories about the dreaded behavioural-based interviews, which are conducted by some employers. Perhaps you've even avoided applying to a particular company strictly because you've heard that they use this line o... Read more

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Career Corner: Suiting up for the 2007 Career Fair
Career & Summer Job Fair 2007, on February 13, is an excellent opportunity for you to practice your networking and interview skills while obtaining valuable information about potential employers and career opportunities. Come to ‘J' Gymnasi... Read more

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Be prepared for Fanshawe's Career Fair
Come to ‘J' Gymnasium on Tuesday, February 13 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to check out Career Fair 2007. Fanshawe's Career Services department is hosting this event for you! Approximately 150 employers will be on campus to discuss career... Read more

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Launching your career with an internship
Are you ready to launch your career? If so, you may be interested in an Internship program. An internship is defined as an extended work placement that allows you to gain career-related experience during or following the completion of your formal ed... Read more

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Career Corner: Find a new job in the New Year
Attending college certainly comes with a price tag. For many students going to school means holding down a part-time position just to make ends meet. Other students work while going to college to gain experience, which not only looks good on a resume... Read more

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Career Corner: Negotiating your way to the perfect salary
Congratulations, you've just set up an interview for the job of your dreams. You've done your research on the employer, are confident on how to handle yourself in the interview, but how are you with negotiating a starting salary? Unfortunate... Read more

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Career Corner: Dress to impress for interview success
The first impression you make meeting a potential new employer may be vital to surviving the interview so why not make it a favourable one. You may feel confident with your communication style, firm handshake, and direct eye contact, but have you fal... Read more

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Career Corner: Pre and post interview prep
Finding the right job is a win-win strategy for both you and the employer. Preparation for the interview is critical as it is your first, and possibly only, opportunity to make a good impression. Follow these steps to ensure you are prepared for th... Read more

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Career Corner: Wandering the web for employment
The Internet is a great way to access advertised jobs in addition to traditional job search methods. Remember that you need to balance searching for advertised jobs with an active approach to networking in the hidden job market if you want to increas... Read more

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Career Corner: 10 steps to follow-up the job search
Did you know that your resume has a life cycle equal to no other? It has the unique ability to regenerate interest throughout its life span or die a quick death. As a job seeker you are only hurting your chances of finding employment by thinking th... Read more

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Career Corner: Writing an effective resume
Your resume is one of the most important tools you have in promoting yourself to an employer. First impressions are lasting ones so why not make your resume stand out favourably. While your resume won't get you a job, it should get you that all ... Read more

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Career Corner: Inside the heads of potential employers
What employers want: Their views on resumes & cover letters Job seekers need every advantage to compete in today's employment market. Often critical to a candidate's success is their resume and cover letter. To determine if the advice give... Read more

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Career Corner: Career-building skills
The best career choices are based on an honest appraisal of who you really are. This includes what you do well, the things you want from life and how you can best match all this to the current and future needs of an employer. Before an employer call... Read more

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LOOKING FOR A JOB? PART-TIME JOBS FOR STUDENTS…
Attending college certainly comes with a price tag. For many students going to school means holding down a part-time position just to make ends meet. Other students work while going to college to gain experience, which not only looks good on a resu... Read more

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Career Corner: Work Study for $$$$$$
Need a few extra dollars this semester? Why not check out the Work Study Program and if you qualify you might just find yourself working on campus in a college department or with the Fanshawe Student Union. The purpose of Work Study is to assist stu... Read more

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Career Corner: Negotiating a starting salary
Congratulations, you've just set up an interview for the job of your dreams. You've done your research on the employer, are confident on how to handle yourself in the interview, but how are you with negotiating a starting salary? Unfortunate... Read more

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Career Corner: Dress for success
The first impression you make meeting a potential new employer may be vital to surviving the interview so why not make it a favourable one. You may feel confident with your communication style, firm handshake, and direct eye contact but have you fall... Read more

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Career Corner: Getting ready for an interview
Finding the right job is a win-win strategy for both you and the employer. Preparation for the interview is critical as it is your first, and possibly only, opportunity to make a good impression. Follow these steps to ensure you are prepared for th... Read more

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Career Corner: Don't forget to follow up your resume
Did you know that your resume has a life cycle equal to no other? It has the unique ability to regenerate interest throughout its life span or die a quick death. As a job seeker you are only hurting your chances of finding employment by thinking th... Read more

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Career Corner: Career Services presents Career Fair 2006
Fanshawe's Career Services Department is hosting career oriented events during this year's Career Week, February 13 to 17, 2006. In addition to the Career & Summer Job Fair 2006, which will be held on Wednesday, February 15th, in ‘J... Read more

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Career Corner: Employers share resume advice
Job seekers need every advantage to compete in today's employment market. Often critical to a candidate's success is their resume and cover letter. To determine if the advice given to students and graduates is as current as possible a resum... Read more

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Career Corner: How to sell yourself on paper
Your resume is one of the most important tools you have in promoting yourself to an employer. First impressions are lasting ones! While your resume won't get you a job, it should get you that all important interview. Getting Started: Start by ... Read more

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Career Corner: Which career is right for you?
The best career choices are based on an honest appraisal of who you really are. This includes what you do well, the things you want from life and how you can best match all this to the current and future needs of an employer. Before an employer call... Read more

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Part-time job opportunies now available at Career Services
Attending college certainly comes with a price tag. For many students going to school means holding down a part-time position just to make ends meet. Other students work while going to college to gain experience, which not only looks good on a resu... Read more

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Career Corner: Negotiating a starting salary
Congratulations, you've just set up an interview for the job of your dreams. You've done your research on the employer, are confident on how to handle yourself in the interview, but how are you with negotiating a starting salary? Unfortunate... Read more

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Career Corner: Landing the job means dressing for success
The first impression you make meeting a potential new employer may be vital to surviving the interview so why not make it a favourable one. You may feel confident with your communication style, firm handshake, and direct eye contact but have you fall... Read more

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Career Corner: The latest news in interviews
It would be difficult to argue that technology hasn't changed the way we do things today. This holds true for many aspects of the job search whether it is looking for jobs over the internet, researching employers or applying online to a company.... Read more

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Career Corner: Preparing for an interview
Finding the right job is a win-win strategy for both you and the employer. Preparation for the interview is critical as it is your first, and possibly only, opportunity to make a good impression. Follow these steps to ensure you are prepared for th... Read more

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Career Corner: Breathe new life into your job search
Did you know that your resume has a life cycle equal to no other? It has the unique ability to regenerate interest throughout its life span or die a quick death. As a job seeker you are only hurting your chances of finding employment by thinking th... Read more

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Career Corner: Need help writing your resume?
The internet is a great way to access advertised jobs in addition to traditional job search methods. Remember that you need to balance searching for advertised jobs with an active approach to networking in the hidden job market if you want to increas... Read more

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Career Corner: How to write a respectful resume
Your resume is one of the most important tools you have in promoting yourself to an employer. First impressions are lasting ones, so why not make your resume stand out favourably? While your resume won't get you a job, it should get you that all-... Read more

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Career Corner: Survey highlights important resume and cover letter info
Job seekers need every advantage to compete in today's employment market.  Often critical to a candidate's success is their resume and cover letter.  To determine if the advice given to students and graduates is as current as possible a resum... Read more

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Career Corner: Employers want to know: who are you really?
The best career choices are based on an honest appraisal of who you really are. This includes what you do well, the things you want from life and how you can best match all this to the current and future needs of an employer. Before an employer cal... Read more

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Let the career centre find the right job for you
Attending college certainly comes with a price tag. For many students going to school means holding down a part-time position just to make ends meet. Other students work while going to college to gain experience, which not only looks good on a resu... Read more

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Career Corner: Work study jobs on campus
Need a few extra dollars this semester? Got a few extra hours during the week? Why not check out the Work Study Program! The purpose of Work Study is to assist students who are in financial need, are already receiving financial aid through OSAP bu... Read more

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