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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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Wrap-up and Recap of Officer General’s Work Term at the Students’ Union

One of the people I consider my boss in this position, the 2011 Vice President Academic, posted his last blog about two weeks ago! I thought, darn, he got way ahead of me! Of course I am not leaving this … Continue reading

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Facing the impending end of the work term

Only after I have submitted that final report, that final presentation and finished reading that final case and short story for my classes did it really sink to me. April is almost over! I hope that everyone is holding up … Continue reading

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The Successor Search Part 3- The Deliberation

I came in to the interview sessions thinking that I will be more than happy with any of these four finalists taking my position because I know they fill the qualifications. But, the more I thought about it, the more … Continue reading

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The Successor Search Part Two- The Short-listing Headache

Unfortunately I didn’t get my wish that this Monday would start very well. I had my first intense migraine ever – lasted for almost 48 hours. But migraine or not, I still needed to go through the motions of all … Continue reading

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The Successor Search: Round 1 (or maybe Rant 1)

Fellow students, as we all know this is the Deadlines Wave of the winter semester, where there’s a seemingly endless list of group projects, papers to write, that third midterm to study for and the like. And while I strategize … Continue reading

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One Experience, dual roles in the job searching stage

Hi! I am so sorry for being MIA for almost a month now! Things have been really busy, including during reading week and I hope that all of you are prepared to tackle the remaining half of the semester. The … Continue reading

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