4 month countdown

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I am back in classes for my final term in this program.  4 months from now I will be DONE with school for the second time in my life. There’s a few things to keep in mind if you are also graduating this year: Have you applied for graduation? Do you have enough credits to graduate? Is your resume up to date? Have you been preparing for interviews? Do you have a job lined up?  If not, are you...

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Woops – I think I just conformed…

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It’s a tough road sometimes. Sticking to your principles, often going against the “norm”. We’re all bound to make mistakes, in fact I made a small one just today. Gift giving in the workplace is a tricky subject.  CF touched on this issue in a post back before we transitioned to the new site and I really agree that gifts are to be ‘freely given’. That is, they are...

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Is university the answer?

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With just over four months to go until my student loan is paid off, I can’t help but wonder – was my university education worth it? The idea of a university degree has an element of romance about it and “higher education” has an indisputable lure to it. But does it pay off?   Photo Credit: Xiaobo Song via Flickr (http://www.flickr.com/photos/skobo/4345704586/) The university...

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I want to start a business

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Is it possible to be motivated by your own site? CF had a great post (if I do say so myself) earlier this week about living your dream. I’ve realized, that while I’m happy and somewhat complacent in my current position, I do not have a basic enthusiasm for the subject matter or have any personal investment in the results of my labour. Nevertheless, I am grateful to be employed; a family...

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