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When Can You Make Personal Calls at Work? by Claire Suddath | Career Tips

When Can You Make Personal Calls at Work? by Claire Suddath | Career Tips

| November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

I was quoted in this article published in Bloomberg Businessweek Click on the image above to view full article

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The only thing you need to say after getting turned down for a position | Career Tips

The only thing you need to say after getting turned down for a position | Career Tips

| August 23, 2019 | 8 Comments

So you believe you had the perfect interview, aced all the questions asked, responded intelligently, asked the interviewer all the right questions, had a great vibe going, and sent in your thank you card/email/call etc. Most importantly, you were well prepared and knew a lot about the organization and the company. Miriam Salpeter, job search […]

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5 ingenious secrets of bidding at silent auctions revealed

5 ingenious secrets of bidding at silent auctions revealed

| May 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Silent auctions are fun and engaging ways to fund-raise at events. They benefit the fundraising organization by offering a relatively low-cost way for fundraising and the bidders by offering interesting auction items that could potentially be obtained at a bargain price. Silent auctions held at museums or not for profit art galleries may offer a […]

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Downtown Revitalization Project : Lessons for Canada

| March 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

I step out on to the streets on a balmy summer morning with the daily newspaper tucked under my arms headed to the neighborhood coffee shop. The smell of fresh roasted organic java of some variety is evident in the air inside. The coffee shop is typical of most independent neighborhood cafes with relaxing couches, tables, […]

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Rock Legend Bryan Adam to host Schmancy 2014 | Calgary Lifestyle | Social Commentary

Rock Legend Bryan Adam to host Schmancy 2014 | Calgary Lifestyle | Social Commentary

| July 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Schmancy 2014 presented by Enbridge Saturday, February 22, 2014 Schmancy is the must-attend, sure-to-sell-out, event of the year. It’s a non-gala gala that turns the concept of fundraiser on its head. Support Glenbow in a night of arts and culture and look fabulously posh doing it. Tickets are $250 each and include one Glenbow Adult […]

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Calgary Events : Artoberfest | Arts & Design

| May 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Pivot @ Glenbow hosts an annual art-walk event in Calgary in the month of October: The Artoberfest. The name is a play on that other famous global beer fest held in Germany every October – The Oktoberfest. I had the privilege of attending the inaugural Artoberfest event in 2011, which involved a tour of all the […]

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Teaching Naked, Part 1

Teaching Naked, Part 1

| January 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

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Naughty…but Nice! 4 Play delights in humor this holiday season

Naughty…but Nice! 4 Play delights in humor this holiday season

| December 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

It is that time of the year to be Naughty! With holly jolly festivities happening and the generally gleeful attitude of the long awaited year-end holiday season, letting loose and being naughty (“as long as it is legal and there is consent”) is a very much excusable offence. That is also the central theme with […]

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4 Things I Love About Shaw BlueSky TV

4 Things I Love About Shaw BlueSky TV

| July 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Shaw BlueSky TV launched in the market in 2017 and I had the privilege of being one of its early adopters. Over a six month period I experienced something that I will call a ‘Renaissance in TV watching’. If readers are not familiar with Shaw BlueSky TV, check out my earlier post profiling the key […]

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Being Fancy at SCHMANCY | Social Commentary

| July 4, 2017 | 3 Comments

On February 9, 2013 the Glenbow Museum of Calgary held its second annual fundraiser event. I am not of the type to attend major fundraiser galas of hospitals or other societies for the simple fact that bloggers don’t exactly have a lot of funds. But I am always up for raising a glass of wine for […]

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