Tag Archives: Helga’s Work

10.5 Hours of Work

Monday Today was the day… The first day of a colleague being away and me covering for him. I’ve still go 38 of his emails to go through, but it certainly isn’t going to be tonight! On this 1st day … Continue reading

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The End is in Sight

Friday This week has just been crazy, but the end is in sight. Today it’s been all about final printing and organising of CVs for Sunday’s interviews. We’ve ended on 10 candidates to be interviewed, 9 of whom have confirmed. … Continue reading

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Lost Cat

This morning when I woke up I felt dreadful. Some viral kind of fluey feeling came over me that had me sleeping late and spending the entire day in bed. Fortunately, I can work from my bed, so that’s what … Continue reading

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Productive Monday

I haven’t given much thought to today being 13th August. One year ago today was pretty much the worst day of 2017 – the day Morgan arrived home to find the cottage had been broken into and ransacked. So much … Continue reading

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The Blessing of a Busy Day

Today has been ‘crazy Wednesday.’ I’m about to leave for the airport to pick up Julian. This morning I did a bit of work and then Thembisa came. She needed a ride across to Echo to clean the cottage ahead … Continue reading

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Square Eyes

It is very tempting right to scrap today’s blog and go to sleep, but that’s not an option! Unless I completely forgot it, I wouldn’t really consider not writing before bedtime. It is just in my routine to do so. … Continue reading

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Productive Monday

This morning, Mike woke up early. He thought he had heard a noise, so he went to investigate. It was just the neighbours getting up and going to work. I was the winner as he bought me a cappuccino. Mike’s … Continue reading

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You Have 375 New Emails

What!? There I was sitting quietly at my desk, doing very low-key work, when out the corner of my eye, I spotted something on the left side of my computer. I have a number of in-boxes that I clear out … Continue reading

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A Lovely Family Day

As today ends, I have to say, a lot of gratitude fills my soul! Hanging over my head has been the month ahead bringing with it the unknown in regard to teaching applicants who need to attend interviews in Cape … Continue reading

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The Value of a Friend

I had my friend Riana come over. She now wears two hats. The first and most important is ‘friend’. The second is ‘colleague’. Yes! The company I work for is paying her to help me here in South Africa. We … Continue reading

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Work Anniversary!

When I do no work on a Sunday, I spend all of Monday catching up. The most noticeable thing about today which warrants an “office party” is that it is three years ago today that I started working for Edvectus. … Continue reading

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He Did It!

Late last night, close to midnight, our landline phone rang. My heart immediately raced. Who could be calling at this time of night? I jumped out of bed and ran to the phone. I could see it was a cell … Continue reading

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It’s Worth The Schlep

Mondays are always busy ¬†work days. Email volumes build up over the weekend and while I do check it and deal with anything of utmost importance, generally I leave most of it for Monday. Today I had 30 emails in … Continue reading

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Best Part of My Job

The best part of my job must surely be when applicants are successful and they get an offer. A little notification comes up on my system to say they have been placed and it’s always heart-warming. It’s always more heart-warming … Continue reading

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Plodding Pays Off

That’s the lesson I learned today. I have been plodding along processing paperwork and trying to find applicants for the upcoming interviews and time is running out. We have to get all the documents in within a week! We still … Continue reading

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