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TABLe Of COnTenTsIndusTry rePOrTs24 CAreers In fLIGhT Fluffy clouds provide an alternative view to looking at a computer screen all day. We ask different pilots what brought them to the blue skies.
25 WILL WOrk fOr fOOd If you enjoy math, science, and all types of food, you may enjoy solving meal and nutrition issues as a food scientist.
26 underWATer OPPOrTunITy Canadian divers are among the best in the world. With a plethora of different kinds of diving, the deep seas could be the perfect workplace for you!
28 AudITInG enerGy This newer field is growing in populari-ty! Energy auditors simultaneously help companies save money while helping the environment by focusing on energy use and increasing efficiency.
LeArn ABOuT09 CrunChIn nuMBers The green sector is one of the fastest-growing industries, (pun intended). Check out our facts on Canadas natural sector and hopefully youll be inspired to work green.
10 sTArT-uP Brett Sheffield revitalized agricul-ture by being the young, innovative business owner of NextGen Farms, fulfilling his entrepreneurial ambitions while contributing to his community.
12 suCCess sTOrIes Carley Hvasti, revenue manager of JW Marriott in Muskoka, describes what she loves about the industry and how to be a success in hospitality. Sponsored by Rogers Wireless.
14 InTerVIeW sMArTs Rodney Larmand, president of Col-lege Pro Painters, explains the best way to answer the tricky question tell me about something meaningful youve worked toward?
16 BeyOnd A dIPLOMA MILL Getting out of the classroom doesnt have to be a sacrifice. Virtual and dis-tance learning gives you a new array of opportunities.
22 ChOOsInG referenCes Getting references from employers isnt usually that difficult, but be sure youre keeping and choosing them correctly!
37 BrIdGInG The GAP The average Canadian workplace has four generations of employees work-ing together. Find out what companies are doing to work efficiently as a multigenerational team.
42 TAxes MAde eAsIer Its that time of year! Read on to find out why you should be doing your own taxes.
44 edu-MA-CATIOn Agriculture isnt just corn. From agri-cultural economics to animal sciences, there are plenty of opportunities.
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nuTrITIOnIsTs Versus dIeTITIAns If youre interested in health and wellness, this rapidly growing field is right up your alley. We ask professionals exactly what separates the two careers and how you can begin helping others to help themselves.
Green CAreers In ACCOunTInG Accountants are needed in every industry, so why not use your accounting superpowers for good and develop an environmentally friendly career? We talk to several accountants that have made their accounting jobs green.
ABOrIGInAL InCLusIVITy Canadian employers are focusing more on inclusion and diversity. Find out how one of Canadas leading financial institutions is devel-oping programs for aboriginal inclusivity.
suMMer JOB skILLs PAy Off Needing a paycheque between semesters shouldnt be the only reason youre considering a summer job. There are plenty of applicable skills and experiences you can take away from temporary work.
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