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My mom had to retire from her last job as a cook because of back problems. But its been a while now and she's in need of income. The only problem is that she has no education in Canada and lacks computer skills. Her English is decent but she can't do a hard labour job because of her back problems. C...

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Hey guys I've had a couple interviews and one of them has already discussed salary with me. When it comes to the job offer and the part where both parties try to figure out salary, what tips can I use to try to negotiate a higher salary? I know some methods are flexing your skill set and experience ...

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I just noticed that there is a general dislike regarding IT. I have seen comments like that its not reliable due to out-sourcing and it hits income-ceiling quiet quickly. As someone who is working in IT for quiet sometime, it was a shocking news for me. I wanted to discuss it here that why do you gu...

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Dear All I am looking to change my career. Currently i have been working as assessment and accreditation coordinator for a reputed university. I prefer to change the career change and shift to Mechanical Engineering jobs. I hold a masters degree in mechanical engineering and i havent practiced mecha...

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Are there any CPA's over here who regret doing the CA/CPA designation and wish in hindsight they had persued another field? Are there also any accounting graduates who were unsuccessful in their pursuit of their designation and eventually put their hands up and decided to look else where to make a l...

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Hi, I was wondering if anyone had taken the "Technical or Specialized Language Skills – Code P" exams here. I've been in the public service for 6.5 years now and I applied for a new position which requires code P. My general second official language results are E/E/E but it's the first time I've com...

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Hey there looking to see if there are any commercial bankers that could provide some insight on a couple of questions. I am scheduled for my second round of interviews (initial was a phone interview); and they mentioned skill set questions will be asked. From what I have gathered here I understand t...

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Hello Everyone: I have decided to further educate my self in tax; however, cannot figure out which is the right way to go about it. I am leaning towards M.Tax because you get a designation, it is shorter 24 months (part-time) vs. 3 years, it is located in Toronto (downtown) and no location changes a...

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Hey everyone, My husband has been looking to get his security guard training at a place with great reputation. It's been hard determining what is the best company to go with and some just seem super sketchy and scammy. I saw a few posts on here about this topic but they were all very old and I would...

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... program. Mostly because I feel like I don't want to do that thing for a long time. Like in my mind right now, I have 3 things I would like to do. 1. Work as an IT professional, probably systems administration, but if possible something more to do with computer science. 2. X-ray tech, I want to ...

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Folks, Established Project Management Professional here in GTA, I am very well placed right now. Doing independent contracting in IT project Management for about a year and drawing cool rate. Before that worked for top MNC for about 5 years . Have almost 20 years of exp in total. I am in my 40s. Got...

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I had an interview a week and a half ago, and my references told me they have been contacted...so just wondering if this is a good sign. Anyone who recently received and external job offer? I have heard it is super hard to get in with the government. I sent a follow up but no response.

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Hello, I really need some suggestion. As of now, I do not have much saving to meet a lawyer. I relocated from Halifax to rural saskatchewan for a job after signing an offer letter while I was in Halifax. On my first day at work after relocation during induction process, my company HR clerk gave be a...

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Yeah!!! Convocation is in March. I hope now that the jobs will start flying in.

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Has anyone taken these programs at UBC? Or know anyone who has graduated from such a program? It seems like it's too short to provide any real usefulness from my brief review and is more like something to just get a masters in your resume if you know what I mean... http://apscpp.ubc.ca/programs/mel/

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I've been doing some career counselling for the past few years with moderate success. I'm very good with personal finances, budgeting, helping others get out of debt etc. What education/certifications, if any, would I need to counsel people on getting out of debt and setting up a personal budget? Th...

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Hey everyone, My husband has been looking to get his security guard training at a place with great reputation. It's been hard determining what is the best company to go with and some just seem super sketchy and scammy. I saw a few posts on here about this topic but they were all very old and I would...

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Hey all, Currently working for the federal government as a Payment Services Officer for EI. Being in a city where we only have Service Canada, and CRA, we are very limited with movement and advancement. I can change department but only to keep the same pay rate. I have been contemplating exploring d...

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Hey everyone got a job opportunity in the United States. So will be moving there. Just wondering who to contact that would have knowledge on what steps I need to take with my investments here etc. should I be seeking out a tax accountant that has experience or a tax lawyer ?

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Hello, I really need some suggestion. As of now, I do not have much saving to meet a lawyer. I relocated from Halifax to rural saskatchewan for a job after signing an offer letter while I was in Halifax. On my first day at work after relocation during induction process, my company HR clerk gave be a...

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I am in a sticky situation and could use some advise. I have been working for rhe same company at same IT position for almost 20 years now. There has never been any raises or title upgrades. The company and the industry Itself is dead due to seismic changes in technology. There is zero hope for futu...

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... at the time when I pass 30..) Thanks a lot for the inputs and appreciate it if you could name some locally well-known program. UPDATE AT 2017/4/28:- So basically I have three types of choice in terms of education program: 1. University professional master's in business analytics (1-2 year ...

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Is there any way to get an entry level position in government or public services? I am really willing to learn and to grow

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I am living in BC; worked in AB until last year when my job (compliance work) was retrenched. The partner and I decided to move back to Vancouver, which is expensive and at first I was optimistic I could find a work in my field here. Harder than I thought. I picked up some casual work (hospitality/c...

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I was accepted to the 1 yr program at Laurier. Received a relatively large scholarship. Would like to transition towards equity research. How is the program perceived in the financial world?

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... at the time when I pass 30..) Thanks a lot for the inputs and appreciate it if you could name some locally well-known program. UPDATE AT 2017/4/28:- So basically I have three types of choice in terms of education program: 1. University professional master's in business analytics (1-2 year ...

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I'm going to resign from my current job since I'm planning to go back to school and taking some summer courses. I don't have a new job yet and am wondering if I should wait until I do to resign, but at the same time, my summer school exam is at the end of this month and I need time to prepare for it...

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... for over 4 years, held a junior IT role for 2.5 of the 4 years and laterally shifted to a production facility doing Inventory Control for the past 1.5 years. The company has offered 8 weeks, the standard "double the requirement". I'm in my early 30s. Can anyone give me a better idea of what I may ...

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Has anyone ever tried any of these free tuition programs over at studentgrantontario.ca? Specifically on Information Tech? Looking to expand my experience with web design/programming with html5, css3, javascript

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I am in a sticky situation and could use some advise. I have been working for rhe same company at same IT position for almost 20 years now. There has never been any raises or title upgrades. The company and the industry Itself is dead due to seismic changes in technology. There is zero hope for futu...