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Walking a Fine Line

When I met with Diwata, I felt her frustration. After sending out over fifty résumés, she still had no job. Like many other new immigrants, she worried about not having an appropriate degree or enough Canadian experience on her résumé. Over…

Mentoring: Because You Can

In general, Canadians are happy with their jobs. In the 2008 Kelly Global Workforce Index, prepared and published by Kelly Services, 64 percent of Canadian respondents said they were happy with their career choice. And even though they felt…

Miranda Yousefipour

by Dale Sproule Miranda moved to London, Ontario from Iran in 1997, joining her husband, Masoud, who had immigrated six months earlier. He worked as a rug salesman – while trying to get a job in his field.