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    ‘I burst into tears. Then went back to my desk’: when dream jobs become nightmares | Work & careers

    I was on the receiving end of more than a few tantrums during the five years I worked in advertising, but by far the most memorable was the day a senior creative executive threw a book across the room in the middle of one of his regular tirades. I was an account manager in my early 20s, working at a leading ad agency. My colleague levelled a stream of expletives at me, tossed the book and stormed out, curious heads popping out of other offices to gawp at my misfortune as he continued to rant. My crime? I’d come to deliver client feedback on a poster he’d created for an…

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    Desk drive provides Rialto students proper workspace

    Photo RUSD:   Kenny Tath-Slezak, Myers Elementary School custodian, and Shannon McCreight, Myers Elementary School teacher and Rialto Education Association community chairperson, work together to build a desk for a Rialto Unified School District student on January 9. REA raised more than $4,000 and built desks about 150 desks for students. Local Advertisement Since the beginning of COVID-19, many parents, students, and staff members have faced many challenges. The Rialto Education Association (REA) decided to take on one of those challenges with an initiative to build and distribute desks for students who need a comfortable place to learn at home.  Through REA’s desk drive, the group raise more than $4,000 and…

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    FROM THE DESK OF EXTENSION: Traditions: A foundation for strong families | Community

    FROM THE DESK OF EXTENSION University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension Dodge County Kucios, latkes, Japanese Christmas cake, panettone, tamales, and saffron buns. What do these delectable dishes have in common? They are Christmas foods from around the world. One of my favorite family traditions, for nearly 30 years, is sharing an international potluck meal with my extended family. My parents started this tradition as my brothers, sisters and I started our own families. Creating a new tradition as we outgrew our childhood Christmas traditions, was something my parents embraced. We tasted foods and learned about Christmas traditions from Ireland, Spain, Italy, Cuba, France, and the list goes on. Our…

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