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As you know, CIC delivers the CIC Newsletter direct to your inbox each Wednesday, briefing you on the latest industry news that impacts your career. But we know you are busy and may have missed an important article or two. To that end, here's your monthly recap of the top five stories your peers accessed this month. For more articles, or to see what's trending now, visit the CIC Newsletter news portal. To unsubscribe from this monthly recap, click here.


Where the new jobs are
Business Spectator
Much has been made of the disappearance of jobs due to the digitisation, automation and networking of many industries, most notably in traditional media. But careful global economic analysis has shown the internet has in fact added more jobs than it has destroyed. According to McKinsey and Company, the internet has created 2.6 new jobs for every one deleted. What's becoming increasingly apparent is that the location and setting for where these new jobs appear is often not the same for those which were lost.
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More university grads applying to Ontario colleges
CBC News
Ontario's colleges are seeing a rise in the number of applications from students with university degrees, a trend that may be fuelled by a difficult job market. Over the past five years, the number of applications from students with university degrees has jumped some 40 per cent.
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How to prepare young people for jobs of the future
The Huffington Post
With the world changing as fast as it is — industries rising, evolving and crashing; technology leading to more efficient, effective ways of doing everything; globalization interconnecting us all; and a whole new generation emerging and entering the workforce — how do we best ensure young people are prepared for the world of work from here forward? Keep in mind that along with the jobs being phased out, countless more jobs don't even exist yet.
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How to differentiate yourself in today's engineering job market
Thomas Net News
Long gone are the days when an engineer could simply send a resume and get three or four interviews. I remember when I graduated in 2000, I had seven different engineering companies that made me job offers. That's why you need new tactics.
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In-demand jobs in Alberta for 2014 include finance and oil industry occupations
Huffington Post
An ongoing boom in Alberta combined with a labour shortage means the province will see a rising demand for certain types of jobs this year. There will be an increase in demand for five key occupations in 2014, including construction and engineering jobs, according to Collective Technical Recruitment, an Alberta-based recruitment firm.
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