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Virtual Career Chats

Don't miss out on this chance to chat with UBC career development professionals and alumni from all around the world! Have your career questions answered while expanding your network -- all online, from any device.

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RED Academy Discounts - Spring & Summer 2017

RED Academy would like to extend their Friends and Family pricing to all UBC Sauder students and alumni. Receive $250 off any Foundation or Essentials Course and $500 off any Professional or Full Stack Course (Spring or Summer 2017 courses only). Contact the admissions team for details. 

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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 ask for an introduction on LinkedIn (and get it!)

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Author: Ariella Coombs

Let’s say you’re interested in working for Company Techie but you don’t know anyone who actively works there. However, someone in your network DOES know someone who works there. How can you ask for an introduction without being super annoying? Here are some tips.

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10 Tips to make your LinkedIn profile standout

Your LinkedIn profile is the place to show off your greatest successes and future aspirations. It’s also a chance to make a good first impression, whether it’s with a future employer, current colleague, or a potential client looking at your past work before a meeting. Find out how you can create a standout LinkedIn profile. 

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Why LinkedIn is the only personal branding resource you need

Forbes.com There are literally thousands of personal branding activities you can engage in every day that will help your career thrive. Sound overwhelming? Not to worry. Almost all of them can be accomplished through LinkedIn.
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How to write the perfect LinkedIn summary

LinkedIn.com Your LinkedIn summary is quickly becoming your most important tool for advancing your career and marketing your skills. That’s because first impressions have gone digital: people are learning about you online before they ever shake your hand. As soon as they know they’re going to meet you or have a phone conference with you, they’ll start their online research.
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Online presence

How you present yourself online and what you say or share has the power to leave an impression on anyone you come in contact with. You can reap many rewards if that experience is a good one. Take steps to optimize your social media profiles and content so that they’re discoverable, shareable and therefore memorable.

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