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Tips for maximizing your virtual job search

Tips for maximizing your virtual job search

It’s no secret that job-searching during quarantine can be a challenge. Now’s a great time to brush up on your virtual job skills! Most employers and job seekers are online anyway, so these skills will be useful later on too. Tip #1: Use LinkedIn to make the most of your virtual network Because so many […]

UBCO 2020 graduate Kimberly Billinton

To the class of 2020

I am a UBCO graduate. It feels weird to say. After five years, I’ve finally made it. I finished my degree. Yet, something about it doesn’t feel like the end — maybe because I didn’t really have an ending in the traditional sense. I think many grads are feeling the same way I am. One […]

5 tips for mastering online interviews

5 tips for mastering online interviews

  Worried about making a good impression in a virtual interview? UBCO’s career advisors have some tips on how to master online etiquette and make sure your online interview is a success! Tip #1: Know your quarantine skills Employers are going to want to know how you’ve adapted your work-habits to fit with this “new […]

7 ways to stay socially connected during isolation

7 ways to stay socially connected during isolation

As we do our part to flatten the curve by practicing physical distancing, we also need to find new ways to connect socially. These connections can be an important part of maintaining our mental health and wellbeing while we adjust to unexpected change. We reached out to UBC Okanagan Health and Wellness counsellors for tips […]

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Supporting your mental health during COVID-19

With classes and many campus services transitioning to an online format, now is the time to get familiar with some of the online resources available to help you stay mentally and physically healthy. Your wellbeing matters and there are many ways to stay healthy, even if you are staying home. Taking care of your mental […]