My name is Genevieve and I'm a third year, almost fourth year, Communications major and Publishing minor! For my first Co-op work term, I was hired as a Marketing Intern for a tech company called OnPoint ONE. The following infographic details five of the many skills I learned and practiced throughout my four months working remotely with the company. Everything I learned I'll definitely be taking forward into my next Co-op terms and jobs since it was all really practical and taught me about what it's like working in tech marketing.
How to create a cover letter? What to write in a cover letter?
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3 steps: look at the design, look at the content, look at the format
You should have a dream of what kind of job or career you would like when you graduate university.
Failure is a normal part of life. Instead of feeling ashamed of it, failure should be seen as learning opportunities and are integral to the path of success.
Tips to try and manage your expectations and disappointments in the workplace and your colleagues.
Why is it important to contribute your opinion and thoughts in your workplace?
Speaking up can seem challenging at first, here some helpful ways.
Steps and tips to help you speak up.
You have already taken a big leap moving to a foreign country and taking a university class in a different language.
Tips and information for perfecting the key ingredient to job search success.
It is normal to have internal response when encountering differences.
6 blocks that breaks down what Intercultural Communication is.
Intercultural communication is communication across different cultures and social groups or how culture affects communication.
There are 3 different communication styles for culture to culture: High Context Culture, Low Context Culture, and Inbetween.
When you communicate there is a chance of misunderstanding because of unspoken expectations.
3 areas to consider when evaluating your intercultural development: attitude, knowledge, skill.
Being accountable means you take ownership of what happens to the work you are a part of.
How you were raised to notice, or not notice differences of race, ethnicity and culture between yourself and others?
11 Things to Know About Oral Traditions
Each workplace has different expectations for workplace wardrobe. Be an observer, know your work place.
Being reliable means you can be trusted. Being considered reliable mean that you are mindful and complete your tasks. A reliable person does not make excuses.
Why should I ask questions in my workplace?
Develop your intercultural sensitivity and be more open minded.
A company's culture encompasses values, behaviours, and goals that contribute to the unique environment of an organization.
Tips for business meeting in a workplace.
Use this formula to provide as much detail as possible when creating your accomplishment statements, finding an example for your cover letter or formulating an answer for interviews.
The perfect employee will champion company culture, and help to create an environment where everyone is happy to come to work.
Not having formal work experience is common for many university students.
When meeting a new colleague, a handshake is an appropriate gesture.
Be it a letter, a memo, or an email, written communication with colleagues is going to be a large part of your everyday work.
Be mindful of time and be organise, use schedules and time management techniques.
Respect in the workplace begins with you. Everyone wants to be treated with respect and in the workplace this has to be earned.