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Measure your Emotional Intelligence and Discover Your Potential

According to research, 66% of job success is attributed to EQ and the potential to earn $29,000 more.  

The RocheMartin - Emotional Capital Report, is a personalized leadership development tool that provides you with a comprehensive interpretation of your leadership potential based on your emotional intelligence.

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2017 BIV Top 100 and Biggest Companies by Industry Lists

Business in Vancouver has released their 2017 Top 100 List and 2017 Biggest Companies by Industry List. Utilize these lists for your company research! Be proactive and approach employers that you're interested in even before seeing a job posting.

2017 Top 100 List 

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The Birkman Method Assesment for UBC Sauder Alumni

The Birkman Method is the only assessment that measures an individual’s underlying Needs, which, when fulfilled, provide the comfort and motivation for you to be productive and satisfied in your career and life by combining behavioural and occupational data into one assessement.  The Birkman Method is distinct because it taps into what an individual believes about “most people” around them, providing a unique glimpse into your perception of both yourself and others.  There are many factors that affect a person’s career performance and satisfaction.

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3 steps to creating the perfect LinkedIn profile


The key to impressing viewers of your profile is to grab their attention with your engaging personal story. Follow these three steps to ensure that your profile reflects who you are and who you want to be.

 #1: Set the stage - Tell a concise but compelling story with your summary and job descriptions.

Your career journey reveals what you care about, stand for and value. Before sharing that with the world, consider the audience you want to reach, what you want them to learn or do, and how you want them to feel.

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How to resign with class

Most people resign at some point, but did you know that how you quit your job can actually be a career booster? Conversely, clumsily handled resignations can be career limiters. Get 10 tips to smoothing the resignation process.
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5 Tips for an attention-grabbing resume

Resumes still matter—here’s how to make yours stand out.
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CareerLeader

CareerLeader is a personalized business career self-assessment tool built on the premise that your interests, motivators and skills will drive your future career success and satisfaction.

The assessment provides you with an analysis of your interests, skills and motivators, and then matches you to specific career paths and cultures that are likely to be the best fit.

The Philosophy

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Mentorship Program: Ten Thousand Coffees

alumni UBC has launched a new online mentorship program that makes alumni Mentors available to connect with you! This is a powerful way to tap into the collective knowledge, wisdom and experience of your alumni UBC network. As an alumni, be sure to take full advantage of this new career building opportunity!

Sign up on the UBC Hub

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Networking & Informational Interviews Toolkit

Approximately 70% of jobs are secured through networking, which makes it the most effective way to find work. But networking can be a challenge--what’s “business casual” or “business formal”? What if you don’t know what to say at networking events? Read this toolkit and learn to put your best foot forward for building relationships and jumpstarting your career. 

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