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5 Questions with Laurin Liu, the youngest female MP in Canadian history.

29. September 2014

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On August 26th, McGill welcomed Laurin Liu (former student, BA’13) to give the keynote address to the incoming class of students as part of Discover McGill 2014. In addition, McGill Alumni Career Services also asked her to answer 5 questions on her career and her daily routines. Here are her responses.

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New grad? Check out the Alumni Services we have to offer!

27. August 2014

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New grad? Check out the Alumni Services we have to offer!

Your connection to McGill doesn’t end with your diploma – not even close! Now that you’ve completed your degree, we’d like to welcome the class of 2014 as the newest members of our McGill Alumni Association. From networking events to business cards, we’re here to help you take the next steps in your life. Check out the full gamut of services offered by our Alumni Online Community

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Sports and Work – How recreational sports can help you professionally.

4. August 2014

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The benefits of playing competitive sports are not limited to one’s health or enjoyment; they extend to the workplace as well. In fact, studies show that employees who regularly participate in sports are amongst the most successful and make some of the best co-workers.

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Work Smart – Productivity hacks to help you manage your work load.

25. July 2014

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In any professional environment, increased productivity remains a goal that people continuously strive for and often fail to achieve. by utilizing certain tricks, we can help ourselves manage our time better and be more productive during our day. Here are 5 tricks that may help increase your productivity.

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New Year’s Resolutions

14. January 2014

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New Year’s Resolutions

Do you make New Year’s Resolutions? Have you thought about what you’d like to change or focus on, professionally or otherwise this year? Please share…

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Developing self-awareness: a lifelong endeavour

29. November 2013

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Self-awareness is a gradual, lifelong process that may never be fully realized. However, we can always lean about ourselfs and take steps to develop our self-awareness while we are at university or soon thereafter.

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McGill Alumni Career Services talks to Ziya Tong, MA’99, co-host of Daily Planet

4. October 2013

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McGill Alumni Career Services talks to Ziya Tong, MA’99, co-host of Daily Planet

As part of the Virtual Office Hour series, McGill Alumni Career Services spoke with Ziya Tong (MA'99) - Co-Host of Daily Plant, about her career and how she was able to establish herself in the world of broadcasting. What followed was a fascinating conversation about persistence, resourcefulness and determination to follow one’s dream.

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The McGill Mentor Program: Providing the professional guidance students need

22. August 2013

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The McGill Mentor Program: Providing the professional guidance students need

The McGill Mentor Program provides students and recent graduates with the guidance and direction they need to gain a competitive advantage in the professional world. Here are three examples of students who have benefited greatly from enrolling in the Mentor Program.

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Briefcase not required. But dressing with some style helps: Harry Matta on men’s dressing for success

18. March 2013

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Briefcase not required. But dressing with some style helps: Harry Matta on men’s dressing for success

As part of Backpack to Briefcase 2013, we asked Harry Matta – Regional Director of Harry Rosen -- to speak about Dressing for Success for men. Harry gave invaluable advice on how to build a professional wardrobe and to make the transition from wearing a hoodie and a backpack to wearing a suit and a briefcase.

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Briefcase not always required; Lisa Kisber talks personal style, fashion and what not to wear to work.

15. March 2013

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Briefcase not always required; Lisa Kisber talks personal style, fashion and what not to wear to work.

Lisa Kisber, BA’01, BCL/LLB’05, founder of LKisstyle.com and Official Style blogger at Virgin Radio, arrived with flair in McGill red, sipping a coffee, and tweeting about her participation in our annual Backpack to Briefcase program. A room full of women including students, recent grads, and seasoned professionals was there to hear what Lisa was going to share about how to dress for success.

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