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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.


5 of the worst cities to find employment
USA Today
The job market impacts your ability to find a job in your field. During the recession, people across the country had to accept lower-paying positions in areas outside of their niche when unemployment reached a high of 10 per cent in 2009. Unemployment rates are constantly changing. From January to June of this year, the rate improved by a half of a percentage point.
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Alberta jobs: 31 occupations that are in high demand
Huffington Post
Alberta released its short-term employment forecast recently, highlighting in-demand jobs as well as the occupations which could face a labour shortage over the next 10 years. Jobs Minister Kyle Fawcett says that during the next 10 years, 407,000 jobs will be created but only 311,000 will be filled.
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15 engineering disciplines by salary & job prospects
Design News
Here's a snapshot of the salaries and job prospects for engineering careers by discipline. These numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that some professions such as biomedical engineering will see growth as high as 62 per cent through 2020, while many others such as aerospace engineering and chemical engineering will see growth rates well below 10 per cent.
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The top paying STEM jobs for recent grads
Forbes
STEM jobs — those requiring a science, technology, engineering, or math-related degree — not only account for more than 10 per cent of jobs in the United States, many of them pay wages close to double the U.S. average, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. What can newly-minted professionals embarked on STEM careers expect to earn?
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Many science graduates end up not working in science
Digital Journal
A new report finds that most science, technology, engineering, and math degree-holders seek jobs unrelated to their academic disciplines. However, students of these subjects have a higher chance of securing employment that other disciplines. The findings apply to the U.S., and the report into careers and degree subjects comes from the U.S. Census Bureau.
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