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Smart City Fresh Cut Brenlee Coates Bold Ideas Dorothy Dobbie What's Good, Winnipeg? News Briefs
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Winnipeggers line up to learn from local CEOs: SHEday 6 Think Shift Balaji Krishnamurthy
Smart Work The Corporate Climb Laura Wittig
Being a mom can make you better at your job
One hundred years of professional development and community activism: JCI
Finding motivation under pressure led electrician to incorporate her own business
Good Work Lisa Cefali
The bear necessity of a polar vehicle in Churchill launches business in Winnipeg
Smart Location Customize your condo with StreetSide Developments 10
Smart Entrepreneurs Lose yourself in the time warp that is Thermëa King + Bannatyne drove customer base online Local lingerie maker teaches body love
9 Churchill tour company breeds Winnipeg business Smart Schools
Academic competition puts UWinnipeg business students in line with Western Canada's best
Rapid Transit plans affect transit users and all active commuters at the University of Manitoba
Talk about money in front of your kids early
Youth Recreation Worker program breeds communitarians with rewarding careers
It pays to stay in Manitoba: the tuition rebate
Smart Life Financial Literacy Janice Desautels Young Money Vanessa Kunderman Note to Self Faye Armstrong Twist Me Toned Tannis Miller Alive & Aware Patti Sliwiany In Vogue Ally Champagne
Smart Detour All Fun & Games Stephan Bazzocchi Puzzles
Career Horoscope In the loop
Puzzle answers Foodies Ian Leatt
Tree for the money Hot job markets to watch in Manitoba this month 1 What’s SAP?
Great-West Life is looking for a broad range of SAP-related professionals to help the company build its developing SAP Center of Excellence, which provides support and development services to Canada and Europe.
As an SAP Professional, you’ll work alongside other Information Systems professionals to participate in the design and delivery of IS solutions and SAP integration.
Good communication and customer service skills required. If you are interested in this op- portunity, please apply at www.gr
eatwestlife. com/careers by March 13.
2 Tour guides and labourers
The neighbourhood BIZ associations and similar groups are gearing up to do their summer hiring. For instance, the West End BIZ association is looking for a labourer to do grounds maintenance, as well as walking tour guides to lead its mural and general area tours.
Both jobs are physically demanding and require people to do repetitive tasks.
There are no strict educational requirements and the jobs are seasonal and full-time, mak- ing them ideal for a student. Send applica- tions by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
3 The Cuddlery This could be contentious at your family
gatherings – but have you ever wanted to be a professional cuddler? A new business in Winnipeg will let loving people do just that in a safe and legal environment.
Pay is $32 to $80 an hour, with flexible scheduling. The Cuddlery is looking for people who are capable of being affectionate to anyone, good listeners, and who create a safe environment. (Cuddlers are able to deny service if ever uncomfortable.)
for more information or to apply.
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