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... I'd spend on "fun and games", vacationing, and general splurging, and so on. Well, fast forward to now, and suddenly I have 3 job offers in hand. 1 being written and 2 verbals, and potentially a 4th one but I'd still have to do a final round of interviews with the hiring manager's boss (but I ...

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I was at a Christmas party this past weekend and was chatting about work with a few acquaintances, when the subject of getting fired was brought up. One of the people in the conversation was an HR specialist for a medium sized clinical trials company in Ontario. She relayed a story recently about he...

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Just want to stay abreast of current affairs so I am looking for a magazine that would give me an in-depth analysis of what is going in the world. I came across the Economist because so many people seem to like the magazine. Is anyone reading it? What do you think of the mag? Is thee other mags that...

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I find it very difficult to know which way the Canadian job market is turning. Most of the chatter on the news is about the USA. I work in "IT" as misleading a term as that is. And in the GTA. To gauge the present situation even apart from the trend is hard unless you're directly involved in hiring ...

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So this is my dilemma, I graduated from ottawa u as an accountant recently. I like accounting but I want to make some money as I have tons of debt. Unfortunately I don’t have a cpa designation and that would take couple years to obtain and can’t afford to go that route right now. If I go into accoun...

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I'm currently negotiating for a position in China that may last 5 years or more. I've been told if I claim to be a non-resident of Canada, I would not have to report my taxes. I've tried to find enough info to see if I should do this. I have a pension in Canada that I plan to start collecting after ...

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i want to find a temp job for the christmas holiday starting around november ending december/january. i could probably get a customer service job at some big box store but usually they pay minimum wage. are there any seasonal jobs i can get that pay slightly over minimum wage? thanks toronto area.

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Im on contract through a 3rd party. A few months ago I was offered another job and told the business I was leaving. They said please stay because you are getting hired on as an employee in a few months. I decided to stay because it's a decent job and a big raise if hired on. Lets assume they don't h...

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Just started a new job at an accounting firm. They are mainly using a DOS based accounting software called NewView. Was a bookkeeper using QuickBooks. I'm not very comfortable using this software, It's confusing me all the time. Maybe It's because I just graduated from college. Is it normal for acco...

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I find it very difficult to know which way the Canadian job market is turning. Most of the chatter on the news is about the USA. I work in "IT" as misleading a term as that is. And in the GTA. To gauge the present situation even apart from the trend is hard unless you're directly involved in hiring ...

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Because I don't live there, I cannot do an onsite interview. But I am uncomfortable to make a move with uncertainty. Is this way recommended?

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Hello, Not sure if there is already a previous thread around this, but its getting close to the end of the year and I still need to 10 verifiable PD hours including 4 ethics hours to meet requirements by CPA. Where do you get your PD from? Has anyone used www.courses.simplepd.ca here? They have an o...

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I find it very difficult to know which way the Canadian job market is turning. Most of the chatter on the news is about the USA. I work in "IT" as misleading a term as that is. And in the GTA. To gauge the present situation even apart from the trend is hard unless you're directly involved in hiring ...

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I usually wear a suit and a tie to my interviews, but the interviewer asked that I bring safety glasses, boots and a hard hat as they will take me on a site tour. Now, I dont want to look stupid wearing a suit and tie if I'm going to be walking around a work site. Im thinking of just wearing a dress...

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So this is my dilemma, I graduated from ottawa u as an accountant recently. I like accounting but I want to make some money as I have tons of debt. Unfortunately I don’t have a cpa designation and that would take couple years to obtain and can’t afford to go that route right now. If I go into accoun...

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A friend and I had different opinions on this so not sure if someone could shed some light. What would your typical director at a larger corporation say a Bank, Loblaws, Bell, Rogers make with bonus. I know there will be great variation with seniority and divisions but just looking for a rough range...

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I'm currently negotiating for a position in China that may last 5 years or more. I've been told if I claim to be a non-resident of Canada, I would not have to report my taxes. I've tried to find enough info to see if I should do this. I have a pension in Canada that I plan to start collecting after ...

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Hi, i know this is a hard question to answer. but if anyone can help me out on insight. How much approximately am i looking at my bonus figure after taxes if my year end income is 67k plus about 2-3 grand of bonus Basically what is net bonus ill get after taxes with my above mentioned income. Thnks ...

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Hi, Lately I'm learning the CSC, and I'm starting to come across formulas I can't understand how it is generated, Is it important to know the math behind it or it's ok to not understand how it come to the conclusion, and I just need to memorize the formulas? I'm a art major so my math is really bad

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Received a job offer in Ottawa that pays 8k more and a more reputable organization than my current. My partner is from Ottawa originally and his family lives there (he would love to go back), but my family and friends are all in Toronto where we live now. We really want to buy a house and prices are...

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Hi, I was wondering what other careers beside trades school with minimal school time and not having to do the typical 4 years program. I'm 31 years old and I don't want to do 4 years because I will be 35 years old fresh out of University/college with no work experience ... It a long time

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Hello, Not sure if there is already a previous thread around this, but its getting close to the end of the year and I still need to 10 verifiable PD hours including 4 ethics hours to meet requirements by CPA. Where do you get your PD from? Has anyone used www.courses.simplepd.ca here? They have an o...

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Hi guys, I recently accepted an offer of being an investment consultant. When I was filling out the online consent for background check, they didn't ask me for references or education - only the employment history and addresses in the last five years? Is it normal? Has anyone done one recently? How ...

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I find it very difficult to know which way the Canadian job market is turning. Most of the chatter on the news is about the USA. I work in "IT" as misleading a term as that is. And in the GTA. To gauge the present situation even apart from the trend is hard unless you're directly involved in hiring ...

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I graduated last January with a diploma in computer programming. Before that, I earned a 3-year general Bachelor of Commerce degree. I couldn't find a work between January and June. I have had 10-15 interviews and I didn't make the final cut for all of them. I suddenly got hired at CIBC as CO-OP stu...

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Hi RFD, I'm set to graduate in Nuclear Engineering in April 2018 and I've been actively looking and applying for jobs. I've got 16 months industry experience from an internship with a large utility and other work experience from regular part time jobs. I am interested in Project Management, Sales (e...

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I work as a mailman. I've only been doing it for about 3 years since I came to Canada but I really love my job. The only problem is that it isn't 1977 and I don't feel great about the long term viability of the career. Automation and the next conservative govt privatizing canada post scares me. How ...

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I'm currently negotiating for a position in China that may last 5 years or more. I've been told if I claim to be a non-resident of Canada, I would not have to report my taxes. I've tried to find enough info to see if I should do this. I have a pension in Canada that I plan to start collecting after ...

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We've hired last two on my team all were from the states and today talking to other department hiring managers , there seems to be a good stream of good candidates from the states and is by far biggest source of recent hires in all our teams but especially in data analytics and data sciences. The lo...

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I'm currently negotiating for a position in China that may last 5 years or more. I've been told if I claim to be a non-resident of Canada, I would not have to report my taxes. I've tried to find enough info to see if I should do this. I have a pension in Canada that I plan to start collecting after ...