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Monthly Archives: June 2011
I haven’t met anyone who doesn’t want Adam Savage’s job. He works for the TV show Mythbusters and spends his days blowing things up, driving fast cars and re-enacting Hollywood stunts (can 007 really jump out of that plane and live? Really?) His job is Awesome. When Mythbusters comes up – and if you ever experience an awkward lag in conversation among strangers, it’s a good topic to try – you can actually watch the flush of wistful longing cross people’s faces. But I am skeptical of such dream jobs, because one summer, I actually had one. I was hired … Continue reading
TWEET OR COMMENT TO WIN! If you aren’t one of the lucky ones who works at the BC Centre for Open Learning, you may not know that the BC Lions are holding their 2011 Training Camp at TRU – where, conveniently, we can watch their progress from our windows, which proves that sometimes the best employment perks don’t make it on the job description. TRU-OL is a Presenting Partner of Fanfest at the 2011 BC Lions Training Camp, and to celebrate, we’re giving away a BC Lions customized replica jersey. To enter, we want your best procrastination-beating tip. Just tell us … Continue reading