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Forum: Canadian Labour Legislation 11-18-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 299,760
Posted By move5
My company (Ontario) doesn't allow ANY sick days....

My company (Ontario) doesn't allow ANY sick days.
They call vacation, sick, etc. paid time off.
Forum: Canadian Labour Legislation 11-18-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 429,179
Posted By move5
If employers have work that needs doing, they'll...

If employers have work that needs doing, they'll hire.
Do you want to live in a society where people work for less than it costs to live?
A living wage means employees earn enough to afford to...
Forum: Finding a Job in Canada 12-17-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 51,642
Posted By move5
I don't know if they do, it wouldn't surprise me...

I don't know if they do, it wouldn't surprise me if some people do.
Forum: Finding a Job in Canada 11-26-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 20,684
Posted By move5
French

I saw a job that says the duties are:
> you will coordinate the established document development, quality control
> amendments and revision process for all specialty
> standards related documents,...
Forum: Canadian Labour Legislation 10-24-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 429,179
Posted By move5
Minimum wage should be a "living wage".

Minimum wage should be a "living wage".
Forum: Canadian Labour Legislation 10-20-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 29,788
Posted By move5
Be nice, you know he/she meant "steel".

Be nice, you know he/she meant "steel".
Forum: Canadian Labour Legislation 10-20-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 60,383
Posted By move5
What province is that? In Ontario, I think they...

What province is that?
In Ontario, I think they can say whatever they want.
Forum: Finding a Job in Canada 10-18-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 51,642
Posted By move5
time of submission

A lot of applications are submitted by email and employers only read the first x.
I wonder how many people change the time on their computer to get their email to go to the top.
Forum: Job Interview, Resume and Cover Letter writing, Job resources 10-17-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 36,563
Posted By move5
minor disability

What is the best way to disclose a minor visible disability?

The condition can be the cause of giving a bad first impression.
One of the symptoms is that the person sometimes appear drunk.
...
Forum: Job Requests 10-17-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 703,942
Posted By move5
20 minute commute is not long. I say take it.

20 minute commute is not long.
I say take it.
Forum: Job Offers 10-17-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 53,127
Posted By move5
I doubt it since the ad is from April. I wonder...

I doubt it since the ad is from April.
I wonder what city it was for (probably Toronto)?
Forum: Finding a Job in Canada 09-26-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 25,965
Posted By move5
Qualified applicants might be 70+ but thousands...

Qualified applicants might be 70+ but thousands of people apply for each position in IT.

It is depressing but keep plugging away.
Forum: Finding a Job in Canada 09-26-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 16,186
Posted By move5
Non-smokers only.

Is it legal for companies to say "NON-SMOKERS ONLY" in a job ad?
Forum: Finding a Job in Canada 08-29-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 20,710
Posted By move5
typos in job ads

There a lot of typos in so many job ads so it raises a question.
Do employers WANT candidates to point out mistakes in ads they apply to?
Is that a possible filtering criteria?

The other...
Forum: Finding a Job in Canada 07-11-2011, 01:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 24,567
Posted By move5
taking a job you know you'll quit (or get fired)

What is your opinion on taking a job that you know you'll quit when you get anything else?

It seems underhanded towards the employer but I seem to be the only person that sees a problem.

How...
Forum: Finding a Job in Canada 07-06-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 29,166
Posted By move5
Adecco and Accenture

Does anyone know the difference between Accenture and Adecco?
I thought they were both staffing agencies but Adecco is sending me to Accenture so what does Accenture do?
Forum: General Chat 06-04-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524,129
Posted By move5
Peggy's Cove, NS.

Peggy's Cove, NS.
Forum: General Chat 06-04-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 419,983
Posted By move5
Hi and welcome.

Hi and welcome.
Forum: Job Interview, Resume and Cover Letter writing, Job resources 06-04-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 31,810
Posted By move5
How about requesting a salary review in 6 months?...

How about requesting a salary review in 6 months?
Except then the employer might hire someone else that will be happy with that salary for a year.
I think the only way to negotiate is if the salary...
Forum: Job Interview, Resume and Cover Letter writing, Job resources 06-04-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 14,841
Posted By move5
file formats

I used to use PDF but many people want a Word version.
I started using Word 2010 but I just found out that older versions of Word don't read .docx files correctly.
Some words that had a space...
Forum: Job Interview, Resume and Cover Letter writing, Job resources 10-19-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 20,422
Posted By move5
bad reference?

I'm kinda paranoid about 2 out 3 of my references.
I'm positive 1 is great, 1 is likely good, 1 is a big maybe (he said he'd give me a positive reference but I'm suspicious).

What does an...
Forum: Job Interview, Resume and Cover Letter writing, Job resources 09-26-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 19,487
Posted By move5
Apparently some companies have a policy of only...

Apparently some companies have a policy of only confirming the dates.
It is possible that saying anything more can lead to a lawsuit (if the former employee finds out and disagrees with what you...
Forum: Job Interview, Resume and Cover Letter writing, Job resources 09-26-2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 57,470
Posted By move5
This is just my opinion but I think is hard to...

This is just my opinion but I think is hard to look for a job in a city you don't live in.
If you don't already, say you're moving in your cover letter.
You may also want to put 'Toronto' instead...
Forum: Job Interview, Resume and Cover Letter writing, Job resources 08-24-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 17,309
Posted By move5
resume length

I'm trying to condense my resume to two pages.
I cut a lot out and now it is three pages.
The main problem is that my education and work history is a page.
I put the city beside the school name...
Forum: Job Interview, Resume and Cover Letter writing, Job resources 08-13-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 17,214
Posted By move5
I would make it clear you're a student. Maybe...

I would make it clear you're a student.
Maybe "full-time position in the summer and part-time during school" or just say "full time position during the summer" and then say at an interview that you...
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