Helpful Career Resources

Some good websites for career resources and information:

UBC careers-related resources

UBC Career Services

UBC Science Co-op

ICICS/CS Reading Room Resources (in ICCS Room 262):

Career and job search online resources

The Riley Guide   Gives extensive listings of online sites and services useful for job searching

Quintessential Careers  Comprehensive career development site.

TalentEgg  Canadian web site for upcoming and new graduates- has job postings and career advice

New Grad Life  Blog with job hunting and career advice for upcoming and new graduates

Interview resources (from "Showcasing Your Technical Skills" workshop)

Microsoft Interview   Great overview of process and types of technical interview questions.

William Poundstone, How would you move Mount Fuji?  Microsoft's cult of the puzzle; How the world's smartest companies select the most creative thinkers.

CareerCup  Interview candidates' reports from Microsoft, Amazon, etc.

GPABook  Technical puzzle, and overall questions  Puzzles

MSDN Blogs

ePortfolio ideas (from "Showcasing Your Technical Skills" workshop) or   Favourable mention on coding sites

TED talk  Mashups

TED talk  Pictures say so much more than words

Visualizations can easily be done in the browser using Google code.

YouTube video  YouTube video  Videos have a spiralling effect.  Why not present your topic using a 3 min. video (but spend 100*3 min for its production!).

Ras Bodik course on compiler construction  Use blogs for project work

Ghost in the Pixel  Tips for Portfolios

Quora  What do clients/employers/recruiters look for in a UX portfolio?

The Geek Weekly  Tips on how to put together a digital portfolio

Bright Hub  What to look for in a job candidate's electronic profile - advice for recruiters


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