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Remote in Rexdale

By ANDREW OLIVER - July 1 2023

I have been hearing more and more about people working remotely. I have a call center background but am currently unemployed.


Wondering in Willowdale

By ANDREW OLIVER - March 16 2023

I am writing this in regard to my 18-year-old daughter. She was diagnosed with a learning disability about 4 years ago. 


Restless in Rexdale

By ANDREW OLIVER - October 5 2022

I am 32 years old with a Bachelors Degree in English. I am recently unemployed and looking to make a career change from call centre customer service.


Still searching in Scarborough

By ANDREW OLIVER - August 9 2022

I need help researching employers! I feel I have been going into jobs and then discovering its not the right “fit” for me. I am tired of job hopping and just want to settle into a job and stay there for awhile. What am I doing wrong?


Stressed out in suburbia

By ANDREW OLIVER - April 12 2022

I am in my second year of college and am doing a hybrid of online and in person classes.  I love what I am studying but am having a difficult time focussing on my studies.


Style Free in Scarborough

By ANDREW OLIVER - January 16 2022

Dear Elcee: I am a 35 year old who has just returned to post secondary education.  I am currently in my first year and


Panicked in Pickering

By ANDREW OLIVER - September 28 2021

Dear Elcee: I am returning to school this year after being out of the classroom for over twenty years.


Seeking Info in Scarborough

By ANDREW OLIVER - July 15 2021

My son recently told me he was considering a career in the Armed Forces. Needless to say I was quite surprised as he has never mentioned that to me before and I don’t know anyone who is in the military.


Not into Nursing

By ADMIN - February 16 2021

I have been hearing a lot on the news about the aging population. I know about all the opportunities that are going to come about in healthcare but have a deep fear of anything to do with blood.


Feeling Hopeless in Halton Hills

By ADMIN - September 22 2020

2020 has been my worst year yet! I am a recent college graduate with a degree in English and was hoping to go on to do a Masters degree. I have not been able to find work to save money towards going back to University.


Not Into Nursing

By ADMIN - January 9 2020

I have been hearing a lot on the news about the aging population. I know about all the opportunities that are going to come about in healthcare but have a deep fear of anything to do with blood. As a twenty something trying to make a decision about where to focus my future...



By ANDREW OLIVER - November 7 2019

Dear Elcee, I want to go back to school but I don’t know what to study. I am 44 years old and I was recently laid off from my job in manufacturing, all those jobs are leaving or have already left Canada.


Summer Suzie

By ANDREW OLIVER - April 17 2019

I am a second year college student and will be returning in September for my final year. I have to get my act in gear and look for summer employment. When is the best time to start looking for work.  Any tips or hints for me? Summer Suzie


Lucy in Leslieville

By ANDREW OLIVER - January 17 2019

After 25 years at the same job I have just joined the ranks of the unemployed! I have a great resume prepared, good references and am enthusiastic about taking on new challenges. I thought I had all my bases covered but I keep being told I should have a social media “presence”. What the heck are they talking about?  I have a Facebook account but how does one job search on that? Lucy in Leslieville


Confused in Collingwood

By ANDREW OLIVER - December 1 2018

I am 37 years old and have been considering going back to school to get out of my dead end job and into a career I will enjoy.


Firstyear FREDA

By ANDREW OLIVER - September 17 2018

I am moving to Toronto to attend college.  I am going to have to work part-time to supplement my OSAP and savings.  I am 19 and my prior work experience has been primarily babysitting and working in fast-food. Do you have any hints or tips for finding work in the big city?