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Mindset & Emotional Intelligence Career Kit

Emotional intelligence, or EQ, is one of the most significant predictors of career success. Having a healthy EQ means you are able to understand and manage your emotions, form stable relationships, and be confident, resilient, independent, and optimistic. Fortunately, EQ is something you can improve and develop if you put in the work—and this toolkit will show you how to start doing that.  

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Career Research Kit

Whether you’re unsure of what you want to do, or already have a solid goal in mind, research is an essential step toward building a fulfilling career. It allows you to explore your options, find a sense of direction, and prepare for the career you want to pursue.  

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2018 BIV Top 100 and Biggest Companies by Industry Lists

Business in Vancouver has released their 2018 Top 100 List and 2018 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.

2018 Top 100 List 

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InterviewStream

Ace your next interview by using InterviewStream to help you prepare. It allows you to practice and develop your skills in a no-pressure environment. InterviewStream guides you through an online mock interview process where you use a webcam to record yourself answering questions. You can rewatch your recordings to improve your body language, polish your responses, and get feedback. InterviewStream helps build your soft skills and confidence in interviewing.

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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 recover from a career stumble

It’s a reality that major career disappointments can happen even when you seem to be doing all the right things. You could be good at your job, work well with your team and receive solid performance reviews, but still be passed over for that promotion, miss out on that pay rise or, worse, get fired. Forewarned is forearmed, so here are some tips on how to deal with career stumbling blocks and even turn them into positives.
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