Saturday, April 30, 2011

Canadian Diaspora

A Somalian arrives in Vancouver as a new immigrant to Canada. He stops the first person he sees walking down the street and says, ”Thank you Mr. Canadian for letting me in this country, giving me housing, money for food, free medical care, free education and no taxes!”
The passerby says, ” You are mistaken, I am Mexican.”
The man goes on and encounters another passerby. ”Thank you for having such a beautiful country here in Canada!”
The person says, ”I not Canadian, I am Vietnamese.”
The new arrival walks further, and the next person he sees he stops, shakes his hand and says, ”Thank you for the wonderful Canada!”
That person puts up his hand and says, ”I am from Middle East, I am not Canadian!”
He finally sees a nice lady and asks, ”Are you a Canadian?”
She says, ”No, I am from Africa!”
Puzzled, he asks her, ”Where are all the Canadians?”
The African lady checks her watch and says …”Probably at work!”

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Thursday, April 28, 2011

News You Can Use - How Recruiters Read Resumes In 10 Seconds or Less

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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

9 Seconds or Less ... to fascinate

In today's world of 9-second attention spans, our introductions mean more-than-ever before. Sally Hogshead reveals the seven triggers of fascination and how to get others to fall in love with your ideas, instantly.

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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

News You Can Use - Engineering job outlook through to 2018

Ottawa, ON. -- Engineers Canada has released a labour market study that shows the current and future market conditions in engineering. The study tracked current national labour supply and demand and includes a projection from 2010 to 2018, providing engineering students, universities, employers and governments with insight into labour market forecasts. 
Included in the study is information on qualifications and attribute requirements, along with career opportunities for those considering immigrating to Canada. For instance, while levels of immigration and Canadian graduation established in 2008-2009 are likely sufficient to balance markets across the coming decade, issues such as replacement demands related to retirements in many occupations will add to current challenges in recruiting experienced engineers.
The Engineering Labour Market Conditions 2009-2018 report is available online as a pdf document here. []
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