CAHSS Faculty Articles

Title

Hold Me – Happy Valentines Day!

Department

Department of Literature and Modern Languages

Publication Date

2-2010

Publication Title

Jamaica Magazine

Abstract

Article Excerpt

A few years ago a position opened at the institution where I work, and I applied for it. If I got this new job, I would have the opportunity to oversee a variety of new and exciting projects and put my administrative know-how into overdrive. I wanted this job bad, bad! I ended up among the handful of candidates selected for an interview, and when it was all over, I anxiously awaited the verdict. I was heading to a meeting one day when the phone rang. A senior administrator at my university was on the line and began by telling me how wonderful I was and how much I was appreciated. My heart sank as this was surely a sign of bad news to come. And the bad news came.

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