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New National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters rules have excluded experienced practitioners from finding employment

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[ad_1] A department spokesman said practitioners had until December 31, 2019, to transition to the new system of certification. Transitioning involved filling out paperwork and was free until June 2019, after which a $121 fee was introduced. Under the new system, certification renewal and professional development must be undertaken every …

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Employment held steady in October, Statistics Canada says

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[ad_1] The number of people working in Canada edged lower in October as the manufacturing and construction sectors lost jobs, while the unemployment rate held steady at 5.5 per cent. Statistics Canada said Friday the economy lost 1,800 jobs in October, following gains of 54,000 jobs in September and 81,000 …

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Frustrated job seekers cry over uncaring employment agencies

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[ad_1] Another research participant said a prospective employer was annoyed because none of the applicants for the job vacancy had relevant experience. Others said the jobactive program was being gamed by providers. The researchers, David O’Halloran, Louise Farnsworth and Nikos Thomacos, also found that unemployed workers wanted services that were …

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Americans taking up freelance work at increasing rate

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[ad_1] Take this staff position and shove it. That’s the attitude of millions of American workers — especially younger ones. “We will increasingly see people work on the terms that they prefer, and for many that means freelancing,” predicted Adam Ozimek, chief economist for Upwork, a San Francisco-based service linking …

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