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How to be a Better Colleague

By Karen E. Mosier – Have you ever thought about what your colleagues might say about you if you left and took a different position or retired? Would they say that you were the nicest and most patient person that…

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Things to Consider when Starting your Career

By Karen E. Mosier – Reprinted with permission.  Original printed in CARA Connection Newsletter Vol 4 Issue 5 Sept 2016 I have worked in research administration for 13 years. Time flies by quickly. I wish someone would have told me…

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Encouraging a Culture of Appreciation in Your Work Place

Written by Karen E. Mosier – Reprinted with permission – Originally printed in CARA Connection Newsletter Vol 4 Issue 1 Nov 2016 Appreciation is a fundamental human need.  Employees flourish when their work is valued, their satisfaction and productivity rises…

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ASPA 40th Anniversary

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October 23 Slide Show

Click HERE to view the slide show from the October 23rd Anniversary Event.

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All Unions Pancake Breakfast 2018

Here are a few pictures from the 2018 Pancake Breakfast, held on September 6,  We were pleased that Larry Hubick, President and Lori Johb, Secretary Treasurer from the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour (SFL) and President Stoicheff joined us for breakfast.  It…

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2018 Welcome Week Pancake Breakfast

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U of S online salary disclosure ‘a step in the right direction’: expert

By Alex McPherson, Saskatoon Star Phoenix, August 14, 2018 Until recently, information about the university’s top earners could only be found in a three-ring binder in the institution’s library. The University of Saskatchewan followed through on a year-old commitment to…

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Making the Most of your Job

By Karen E. Mosier – Reprinted with permission.  Original printed in CARA Connection Newsletter Vol 5 Issue 6 Nov 2017 Over the years I have had many different jobs. Some positions were more exciting and dynamic than others. But regardless…

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Keeping a Positive Attitude at Work

By Karen E. Mosier  – Reprinted with permission. Originally printed in CARA Connection Newsletter Vol 6 Issue 1 January 2018 I like to keep a positive attitude at work. It isn’t always easy to maintain a positive frame of mind…

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