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I have earned a week of vacation during my time with this employer. I was asked by the employer to take these vacation days before the effective day of my resignation. In another word, for the 2 week notice, the first week I was working but the 2nd week I am on vacation. The effective day of my resi...

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Hello everyone! I am a 4th year BioChem student that is graduating this year from York (will be doing my thesis research this year so I can have a better understanding of how working in a lab will be like). I'm looking to apply to post-grad schools, but am slightly worried about my GPA being low. I ...

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I've considered applying as an in-store sales associate for Rogers or a similar company such as Bell, Telus, Fido, etc. (I'm aware Fido is owned by Rogers). I'm curious if anyone may have knowledge as to whether one of these places may be better than the other? Perhaps I'm wrong on this, but my init...

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I recently been through 2 interviews with the company and finally I meet the CEO for the third. I feel I did poorly with him because when he asked about my education he used an acronym I wasn't familiar with that explains the name of my diploma. I confirmed I got it but he stopped me to say we have ...

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... in most situations just one person; if you work in a team, its pretty much easy to manage your team. However, Consulting has several challenges: 1.) Say you are with Capgemini, you dont even need to have done anything wrong to lose your job, it could just be that Wipro or Accenture put in a lower ...

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Desperate to get out of what I’m doing I applied to a couple companies that had realistic expectations and an expected salary for the job (45-65k/year) But I find it both worrying and funny how there’s company’s saying minimum you need a masters or crazy university courses for a 34K/year job. What g...

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https://elevatetechfest.com/ Anyone attending? Elevate is a city-wide tech and innovation festival centered in North America’s fastest growing tech ecosystem. An essential destination for global professionals, tech leaders, investors, and creatives, the event features inspiring keynotes, topical con...

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Can I self study for these two tests without taking a course? Is the material available online for free or for a small fee?

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I have lurked these forums for many years, and I understand that this can be a heavily debated topic, and I hate to ask it again *puts on flame suit* Background: My career and education journey has been met with some interesting bumps along the road. I am 31, have a bachlors degree in accounting, an...

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Hello Guys so this April I graduated university and I officially joined my family business so that I can enjoy my freedom, sharpen and produce some skills and be able to mold myself into a strategic leader. We are a small but growing business and as of now my hands are getting comfortable and starte...

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I've considered applying as an in-store sales associate for Rogers or a similar company such as Bell, Telus, Fido, etc. (I'm aware Fido is owned by Rogers). I'm curious if anyone may have knowledge as to whether one of these places may be better than the other? Perhaps I'm wrong on this, but my init...

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I'm thinking of studying for the two US CMA exams and writting them in Toronto. I know they are developed by the American institute IMA but was wondering how they are looked at by Canadian firms? I am 25 years old with no experience in accounting and graduated with a finance diploma and a marketing ...

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I recently been through 2 interviews with the company and finally I meet the CEO for the third. I feel I did poorly with him because when he asked about my education he used an acronym I wasn't familiar with that explains the name of my diploma. I confirmed I got it but he stopped me to say we have ...

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Hello Guys so this April I graduated university and I officially joined my family business so that I can enjoy my freedom, sharpen and produce some skills and be able to mold myself into a strategic leader. We are a small but growing business and as of now my hands are getting comfortable and starte...

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Have had a bunch of jobs but next week is the first gig I've ever applied to that required a phone interview with their HR person. Just wondering if anyone can offer tips or advice in to what type of questions get asked and what kind of answers are expected?

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I know there is quite a range but what does someone with Big 4 experience who has a CA or I guess now adays would be considered a CPA top out at? I mean in the long run what do most people end up at with bonus and all included when they're at age 40 to 50 (assuming this is peak of one's career). I'm...

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I'm been looking for advice on how to get into a trade (at the moment considering plumbing). I live in the Brampton area and I saw they were offering these pre-courses in Humber or Sheridan. I heard they're good but I'm not sure about the likelihood of finding an apprenticeship afterwards especially...

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Starting a fulltime job soon in etobicoke (near airport), i live 20 mins north of premium outlets). Work is monday to thursday then Work From Home Friday. Would it be better to work earlier/later timings to beat the 401 rush hour? ie. 8-4 or 10-6. Would that help with traffic. Would it be worth gett...

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Hey All, I wanted to know if anyone knew anything about the status of occupational health & safety professions in Ontario (I'd specifically like the GTA but beggars can't be choosers I suppose). A little bit about my background. I'm a licensed paramedic who has been practicing for 7 years now, and I...

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Plan move to Toronto next year, IT - Frontend, any advice or suggestion are welcome. Thanks.

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If I am offered a term extension and don’t sign it and just wait for my current term to end am I still eligible to apply for EI?

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I'm been looking for advice on how to get into a trade (at the moment considering plumbing). I live in the Brampton area and I saw they were offering these pre-courses in Humber or Sheridan. I heard they're good but I'm not sure about the likelihood of finding an apprenticeship afterwards especially...

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... more chance to get hired by firms with mostly for-profit clients? I do have experience in a firm specializing in for-profit clients but it's under 1 year (about 10 months or so). Would be greatly appreciated if you could give me some feedback. thank you!

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I applied to "Careers in Science and Engineering" graduate program in February (2018), then withdrew and re-applied in May. I am pretty sure the application deadline was some time in the 2nd week of September. Today I check back and it seems that they closed the application process over a month earl...

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I applied for an extended leave without pay (two months), and in the meeting with HR, they asked me to sign a separation form so that a record of employment will be mailed to me. Should I ask for a new contract or company letter upon return?

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Hello Guys so this April I graduated university and I officially joined my family business so that I can enjoy my freedom, sharpen and produce some skills and be able to mold myself into a strategic leader. We are a small but growing business and as of now my hands are getting comfortable and starte...

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I don't have anything against headhunters because everyone has to work, but I'm tired of getting contacted by headhunters who only waste my time. Everytime I update my resume on job portals, I get hit by a barrage of phone calls, often 10-15 a day, sometimes 3-4 are for same job. If I answer the pho...

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Hello Guys so this April I graduated university and I officially joined my family business so that I can enjoy my freedom, sharpen and produce some skills and be able to mold myself into a strategic leader. We are a small but growing business and as of now my hands are getting comfortable and starte...

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... I sustained an injury two days ago (concussion), and am wondering if I will need to provide a doctor’s note for the following scenarios: a) 1 day off b) 2 days off c) 3 or more days off As I do not have a regular doctor, I went into a walk-in clinic yesterday to double-check that everything ...

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I'm thinking of studying for the two US CMA exams and writting them in Toronto. I know they are developed by the American institute IMA but was wondering how they are looked at by Canadian firms? I am 25 years old with no experience in accounting and graduated with a finance diploma and a marketing ...