Monthly Archives: January 2013

16 Musts for Breaking Into the Canadian Job Market

Conducting a job search in a new country is a daunting experience so read everything you can on the how to’s. There will be a lot of conflicting information out there but these points are de rigeur so be sure to follow them faithfully. 1. Get a professional email address. Even if you are a […]

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My dream job has opened up at my previous employer. How can I get it?

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Nine to Five: Special to The Globe and Mail. Published Monday, January 27, 2013 THE QUESTION I started working for a regional government, my first job, in 2009. I fit in, outperformed the only co-worker who was anywhere near my skill level, and was able to deal with a bear of a manager who saw […]

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How do I handle costs without cash advances?

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Nine to Five: Special to The Globe and Mail. Published Monday, January 7, 2013 THE QUESTION My employer is a large Norwegian company that covers the globe with its services. In the past, I was provided with a cash advance to cover business travel and expenses, which at times could be several thousands of dollars. […]

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