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4 Things to Keep in Mind to Set a Great First Impression

Did you know that it takes only 7 seconds for a person to make a first impression? Not to mention, people are attached to their first impressions. Now, when you meet a professional wouldn’t you want to give them a great first impression? You have to prove yourself and one of the key ways to do so is through the image that you project. In this article you'll find the most important things that you need keep in mind to enhance others’ perception of you. Read more ›


Preparing for a Successful Second Semester

After a fantastic holiday break, it can be difficult to get back into the school mindset. From spending time with loved ones to spending time with your textbooks, it is not always a fun transition. Here are 3 tips to keep in mind to prepare for a successful second semester:
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Humans of Telfer - Olivia

"In general, my experience at Telfer has been good. I found the classes from some professors quite stimulating. I was also involved in clubs and extracurricular activities that gave me the opportunity to make the most of my academic experience. I find that the activities provided by the Career Centre help students develop skills and build their professional profile. I'm supposed to go to Madrid in the winter for an international exchange. I would like to improve my third language, which is Spanish, and gain a better understanding of ​​international markets, especially European markets with which I’m less familiar. Since my professional goal is to pursue a career abroad, I will benefit a lot from this exchange." Read more ›


Top 3 Podcasts to Check Out during the break

Now that the exam season has winded down, you may find yourself with a little bit more time on your hands, or maybe you are just as busy getting ready for the holidays! Whether you are baking treats, wrapping gifts or spreading holiday cheer, check out these business and career-minded podcasts: Read more ›

Organizational Tips to Make the Most Out of 2018

New year, new me, right? Read more ›

Humans of Telfer - Heather

“My time here at Telfer has been challenging so far. Despite these challenges, my experiences have been rewarding. Telfer has allowed me to study in French immersion, as well as to gain valuable volunteer and work experience. After much hard work and determination, I am proud to say that I was admitted into the CO-OP program. Ultimately, through my developing skills, I have learned to overcome these obstacles by setting goals, being persistent and managing my time.” Read more ›


Stacking the Odds in your Favour During an Interview

You have successfully gone through the process of having your resumé reviewed by recruiters and you are now at the interview stage, where you will have to convince them to hire you. It’s your time to shine and set yourself apart from other candidates. By paying close attention to your outfit and to the way you stand, you will be able to do just that. Read more ›


6 Tips for Writing a Good Cover Letter

Did you know that recruiters only spend about 6 seconds reviewing each resumé in their pile? When everyone has a good GPA and similar work experience what can help you stand out? A good cover letter is definitely the answer. In this post, I will share my 6 tips on how to write a successful cover letter. Read more ›


My Top 5 Exam Tips

Studying for exams can be very overwhelming. How do you organize your time to optimize the few days you have between exams? What if you have 3 exams in 2 days? Exam season is never fun. Read more ›

Humans of Telfer - Louis Tassé

“Be yourself. What does it mean to be yourself - it starts with knowing yourself. If we are our self, our different uniqueness will be useful to a company or for any task. We always just need to be our self- that is how we are more efficient, performing better as our self.” Read more ›