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The Bright Red Backpack is back!

I can`t believe my last post was in May after our long weekend trip to Valdivia. My only excuse for ignoring my blog over the last few months is that I was pretty much ignoring every aspect of my personal … Continue reading

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Winds of Change

In many ways 2011 has been a strange year…some unexpected things happened and some plans didnĀ“t materialise…mostly due to the fact that I had an accident, tore a knee ligament and had to have surgery. This was no small incident … Continue reading

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Chile is making a coffee drinker of me…

I am sitting at my desk in EY and taking a break from a mountain of reports and spreadsheets I am working on to reflect on a few things about the working world of Santiago…and more specifically my working world… … Continue reading

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First client meeting (all in Spanish)!!!

After waiting for EY for nearly the whole of October, they finally sorted out all HR issues this week. The last few weeks were extremely frustrating for this reason and I just had no idea what was happening and the … Continue reading

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Ingrid re-enters the corporate world, in a new country and language

So, I have taken the plunge. After receiving great advice from friends and family around the world and thinking long and hard about my decision, I have said yes to a few months of freelance consulting with EY Chile. On … Continue reading

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Decisions???

The universe really has a way of throwing curveballs at us… Last week I was presented with an opportunity to do some freelance work with Ernst & Young (my old company from SA) here in Chile. Now I left EY … Continue reading

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