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LinkedIn Guys' Online Masterclass

UBC Sauder, in partnership with LinkedIn Guys, is giving you access to a LinkedIn online masterclass at a special price!

This online masterclass is an on-demand course that focuses on the 20% of LinkedIn tactics that drive 80% of career results. Every single technique is demonstrated on-screen, complete with checklists to guide your mastery:

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Pitfalls in Negotiating Employment Contracts

Knowledge is power! Written employment agreements are primarily designed to limit the employer’s liability if it decides to end the relationship as well as minimize the impact of your departure on its business. This webinar is for anyone who is in an employment relationship or will be in the future. Understanding your rights in the workplace is not simply a good idea, it is essential. Even if you have already signed a contract, we will help you understand how you can negotiate a better one in the future (once you get that promotion or move on to the next employer).  

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4 Better ways to organize your resume, depending on who you are and where you're going

The Muse
Author: Lily Zhang

You've quantified your bullet points, you've curated your skills section, and you've proofread it from top to bottom. There's actually one more step—and that's putting all the sections in the correct order. Like with everything job-search-related, this should be tailored to the position and your specific situation. To give you an idea of where to start, here are four great ways to organize your resume depending on where you are in your career.

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5 Habits of a successful job search

Searching for a job can feel like a full-time job itself! Streamline your effort and maximize your results by adopting 5 key job search habits.

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4 Reasons you're much more qualified for your dream job than you think you are

The Muse
Author: Ellen Fondiler

Whether you're a new graduate, you're switching fields, or you're reaching high for that next step up the ladder, it can be easy to think that you're less valuable, less worthy, or flat-out unqualified for the job you want. Sometimes, you might be right. But other times you're actually incorrect. Here are four reasons why you might be dead wrong about having have "nothing to offer" your dream company (or your dream client, dream mentor, dream anything, really). 

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The Canadian Fintech Ecosystem Map

Canada accounts for close to 850 fintechs of the 6,000 that exist in the all of the Americas. Canada also has the most robust banking system in the world - it would be safe to say that we are on the path towards becoming a world-leader in fintech!

In a deep-dive of a province-based segmentation, the largest number of fintechs exist in Ontario (47%), followed by Quebec (24%) and BC (18%). 

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LinkedIn for Career Navigation: The Most Useful Business Skill

Having led education marketing at LinkedIn, Jeremy Schifeling and Omar Garriott have compiled the most advanced techniques to help you enhance your careers. From understanding how recruiters use the platform, to finding alumni referrals at just about any job in the world, get a crash course on LinkedIn's essential techniques.

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23 Fantastic Companies Hiring Right Now

Are you looking for a new job? There 23 companies are hiring right now! Browse through the list, prepare and get ready to land your next job.

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Stop trying to find 'meaningful' work (and create it instead)

How do you find meaningful work? Unfortnuately, it is not something you can take or easily pluck somewhere. Instead, meaningful work is yours to create. Here are some ways for you to do this.

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LinkedIn for Career Navigation: The Most Useful Business Skill

Having led education marketing at LinkedIn, The LinkedIn Guys (Jeremy Schifeling and Omar Garriott) saw first-hand how powerful a tool LinkedIn is for professionals going after the world's most competitive jobs. Now, they've compiled the most advanced techniques they learned at LinkedIn to help you apply these techniques to enhance their own careers. From understanding how recruiters use the platform, to finding alumni referrals at just about any job in the world, get a crash course in LinkedIn's essential techniques!

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