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Crossing Roads: Experiences from a Former Co-op Student to a Current Co-op Student

A co-authored blog by Giselle General and Tosin Babatunde Hey there, If you have clicked on this blog post you are probably a prospective co-op student or a current co-op wanting to know the gritty details of what it really … Continue reading

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On Managing Your Managers

My time in the work force started when I was 16, a total of 6 years. During this time I have been privileged to work for many great organizations. I have learned invaluable skills and met many amazing people on … Continue reading

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Wrap-up and Recap of the Policy Writer’s Work Term at GEF Senior’s Housing

 Facebook Status (not from me): Last week of Co-op and I’m not ready for it to end. I definitely couldn’t agree more. I bet more than one of my Facebook peers who are in the Cooperative Education Program this summer … Continue reading

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Dipping my Toe in HR- Projects in a different field

My supervisor mentioned to me during my first few weeks that if we finish this main project ahead of time I’ll lend a hand in developing a training program for maintenance staff, where the Policy and Procedures Manual that I … Continue reading

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Six weeks and counting down, the busy July week @ GEF

If there is one thing that I have observed about here, it is that CHANGE is a big mantra here. It is quite timely that I am working here while renovations are going on. As a result, my workstation is … Continue reading

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Horrible bosses- and How I’m Grateful that Mine are the Exact Opposite

 I watched the movie “Horrible Bosses” more than once, due to circumstance actually. Isn’t that the nightmare of most employees? Worse yet, would that be even more terrifying for a student working in a work term position?  What are the … Continue reading

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Bracing for the big drop, now that first month is almost up!

Last week marked another milestone in my job here. Since we cancelled a step in our process that proved unnecessary, I am now started doing the main grunt work of this policy manual that I have to make. Last week … Continue reading

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