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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.


Common career paths for engineers
Talent Egg
Engineering is an incredibly broad profession, as demonstrated by the fact that engineers are found in such diverse fields as agriculture, telecommunications, and robotics. Given the sheer amount of choice available in engineering, it can sometimes be difficult for students and new graduates to decide how to plan their careers.
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10 tips to accelerate your engineering career
EDN Network
There are times over the course of an engineer's career where it can feel like the rate of moving forward comes to a slow crawl or worse a stand still. This period of slow career growth can strike at any time whether the engineer is green and entry level or a seasoned senior professional. There are many different causes for a stagnating career ranging from being stuck on report duty, working at a company with limited upward mobility or even faltering motivation.
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Engineering and business administration grads top earners
CBC News
It pays to get a college or university degree, and it really pays to get that degree in engineering, business administration, health or the physical sciences. That's the conclusion of a Statistics Canada study that followed the lives of 15,166 Canadians over a 20-year period. The study, based on material from the census, looked at employment earnings of college and university graduates from 1991 through until 2010.
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Here's what to say when you're asked about salary in a job interview
Business Insider
It's generally considered a bad idea to ask about salary during your first job interview with a company, but that doesn't mean the person interviewing you won't bring it up themselves. If they do, it's important not to let any questions about money distract you from your goals — highlighting your skillset, communicating your values, and establishing how your personal goals align with those of the company.
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Number of engineering apprentices falling
Engineering & Technology Magazine
The number of people starting engineering apprenticeships has declined by 9 per cent over the past three years, according to an industry accountancy firm. Referring to data from the governmental Skills Funding Agency, SJD Accountancy said that only 63,240 people started engineering apprenticeships in 2013/2014, which is 490 less than in 2011/2012.
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