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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.


Is a university education still worth the price?
The Globe and Mail
This generation is facing a different world of work and education than before. University tuition fees are higher (though a lot more aid is available), there are a lot more people getting degrees, and the workforce is more competitive. Do they have it worse than previous generations?
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The 10 things Canadian employers want most
Huffington Post
Canadian employers are a practical bunch, and — unlike employers in other countries — they value effectiveness over experience, according to research from job search index Adzuna. The company scoured job postings in Canada and 10 other countries to see which buzzwords appeared most often. "Experience" came out on top in many countries, but not in Canada, where "effectiveness" led the list.
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The 20 happiest jobs for new grads
Business News Daily
Current grads looking for work that will leave them smiling most days should find a tech-related job, new research finds. Jobs in the STEM field (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) continue to set the pace for happiness, especially those in software development, according to a new study from CareerBliss, an online career community.
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Canada 2014: The most in-demand jobs by city
Canadian Business
Hundreds of thousands of positions are posted in Canada each year, but for job seekers, it's often hard to know where to look. Data from Workopolis, Canada's biggest careers site, offers a snapshot of the markets in major urban centres. The map below links to profiles of the 20 largest job markets, each with their own ranking of the top 10 sectors driving job postings in that city over the past year.
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Worst Jobs In Canada 2014: Private detectives, artists in trouble
Huffington Post
Canada's private detectives are in trouble. According to Canadian Business magazine's latest ranking of the worst jobs in Canada, the median income for people in the "protection worker" category has fallen 12 per cent over the past five years. That category counts private detectives and alarm specialists, but not security guards. The median income for this group is now $33,280.
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