In response to rising tuition costs, more Ontario university students are working during the school year. Faculty and librarians suggest that this work could be hindering students’ academic progression and success. They also note concern with students’ preparedness when entering university.
After I finally finished stuttering through the list of phone calls and inputting all the incoming resumés, I discovered I had missed one crucial detail: I had to include each candidate’s title. I was able to determine the gender of the majority of the clients based on their names, but there still remained the puzzling few.
Before I could close the evidence of my mid-afternoon slacking, my boss’ face popped up above my cubicle wall. In an effort to distract him from my computer screen, I thrust my arm out to hand him the package. My arm hit a full glass of water, spilling its contents across my desk.
In the first installment of the Incubator’s newest column, Ishani Nath describes her rough transition from late-starting classes to 7:30 a.m. wake-up calls and encounters with the dreaded Morning People. Check back every week for more stories from Ishani’s Corporate Summer.