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Relocating For Work

Wow, it’s been a while since I last posted and so much has happened since February, most notably I’ve moved to Calgary to work for my last co-op term! It’s been a whirl-wind since final exams and a trip to … Continue reading

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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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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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Waiting and Project Management During Co-op Term

On the desk to my right, Phuong says “When is Friday gonna come?!” I think what I grumble about the most now is “When is this interview gonna come?!” “When is the next step in the process gonna be finished?” … 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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