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People make the DCexperience great!

Oct 09, 2015

While I ran last night I thought about some of the many individuals who make my #DCexperience great.   Although I do reflect daily on the many things I have to be grateful for, admittedly I’m not great at voicing my appreciation, so in honour of Thanksgiving weekend, here goes .… Continue Reading People make the DCexperience great!

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Jobs, jobs, jobs!

Sep 28, 2015

Job hunting, applications, resumes, interviews and reference checks are the most amazing time….said no one EVER! Let’s face it, to get the job we want in today’s competitive market, we have to put in a lot of time and effort into our cover letter, resume, references and interview skills. Have… Continue Reading Jobs, jobs, jobs!

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Get connected

Sep 15, 2015

To say start-up is a busy time is probably the understatement of the academic year!   It’s also a great time to connect with our students and our clients, and to have some fun making sure that ‘The Student Experience Comes First’.    While attending school start up meetings; listening to the keynote… Continue Reading Get connected

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New year – new skills

Sep 08, 2015

  One thing I love about working in education is the excitement of the start of a new school year – it’s something you don’t get working in any other field.   The new school year probably evokes different emotions for each of us but for me it’s about a brand… Continue Reading New year – new skills

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More about Sandra

Aug 11, 2015

I’m Sandra Bennett, executive director of Human Resources.   I landed a great job at Durham College over 30 years ago and the career opportunities, College culture, and great people have kept me here ever since.   For me, participating in the Experience campaign is about showing potential job candidates what it’s… Continue Reading More about Sandra

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Kayla Jordan of Team Experience

More about Kayla

Aug 11, 2015

Hi all! My name is Kayla Jordan and I am a recent graduate from the Executive Office Administration program. Presently I am working as an HRIS Assistant in the Human Resources department and I am LOVING every aspect of it! I am SO excited to be a part of Team… Continue Reading More about Kayla

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Why I Dropped Out of University (Twice)

Oct 02, 2014

Why I Dropped Out of University (Twice) (This post is going to be sort of a “two-parter.” Stay tuned for the companion – not necessarily a “continuation” – coming soon!) I want to start off this post by saying that I am in NO way discouraging anyone who wants to… Continue Reading Why I Dropped Out of University (Twice)

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