Because Canadian employers are particularly fearful of accepting the qualifications of anyone trained overseas (with the possible exception of medical doctors trained in the US or the UK).
This makes a mockery of the federal government’s professed interest in attracting highly-skilled immigrants, and means that experienced heart surgeons work as nursing assistants, or professors of economics work as taxi drivers.
[A2A] Are you seated? Then we’ll begin.
Here are some the major hazards that I tell my clients to look out for and avoid:
- Overly verbose and latinate language
- Non-idiomatic language
- Ambiguous wording
- Spiral writing
- Mowing the lawn twice
- Lost subject or object
It’s a common refrain in Jewish synagogues throughout the English-speaking world:
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—and it drives me (and no doubt every Israeli) around the bend every time I encounter it.