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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.


The 10 best jobs of 2014
Business Insider
Perhaps if you had known that some of the best jobs of 2014 would require mathematical skills, you would've paid more attention in math class. Professions like mathematician, statistician, and actuary are a few of the top jobs in America right now, according to CareerCast, a career guidance website that just released its 26th annual Jobs Rated report.
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How to answer the dreaded 'What's your biggest weakness?' question in a job interview
Financial Post
Most hiring managers will at some point pop this dreaded interview question: "What's your biggest weakness?" Asking this is similar to sifting through resumes looking for a reason not to hire a person, says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job."
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Photos from CIC/SCI Canada Seminar and Awards Dinner now posted
CIC
The 4th Annual CIC Green, Clean and Sustainable Chemistry Seminar and SCI Canada Awards Dinner was a great success. Photos of the event and the SCI award winners are now available online.
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Here's proof graduates aren't an underemployed 'lost generation'
The Globe and Mail
For the past couple of years, one of the things that both the Canadian right and left have agreed on is that the transmission belt from higher education to the labour market is broken. For the right, this has been expressed in terms of "skills gaps" (or, when that proved a stretch, "skills mismatches"), which is code for "we need fewer BAs and more college grads."
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Canada needs more immigrant future citizens, fewer guest workers
The Globe and Mail
The evidence is mounting that, whatever the Temporary Foreign Worker Program may be accomplishing, it is not the alleviation of temporary labour shortages, its ostensible purpose. There are no widespread labour shortages in Canada. But since the 21st century began, the number of workers in the program has nearly tripled to around half a million.
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