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Career Blog: Career Planning

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Make Career Planning a Habit at Any Age and Career Stage According to Psychology Today, “habit formation is the process by which new behaviours become automatic”. Interested in creating a career planning habit? Here are the top four behaviours you should embrace: Create a master resume. By tracking your experiences and accomplishments, you will easily […]

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Potential pay delay today for employees banking with Credit Unions


Employees who bank with credit unions may notice a delay in today’s pay deposit. Normally pay is available first thing in the morning however, due to an issue beyond the university’s control, pay will be deposited later today for about 400 employees. Today’s pay is delayed because of a timing issue between the technical systems […]

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Financial Literacy Month Week 4: Borrow Money Wisely

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Financial Literacy Month Week 4: Borrow Money Wisely As of September 2019, Canada’s household-debt-to-income ratio remains staggering at 174 per cent according to Statistics Canada.  This number means that on average, Canadians owe $1.74 in debt for every dollar of disposable income (including mortgages and consumer debt like credit cards).   Households use a record 14.9 […]

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Travelling as Part of a Field Trip, Student Placement or Research Activity?

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The purpose of RMM 801 Field Trips, Student Placements and Research Activity Planning and Approval Program is to ensure the safety of all people participating in field trip, student placement and research activities.   In addition a guidelines document is available to assist in completing the process. If you have completed a risk assessment for a […]

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Financial Literacy Month Week 3: Be a Smart Financial Consumer

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Financial Literacy Month Week 3: Be a Smart Financial Consumer The more you know and understand your financial rights and responsibilities, the easier it is to avoid costly surprises and reach your financial goals. Tips for being a Smart Financial Consumer You can save on banking fees when you have the right account for your […]

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IMPORTANT! Changes to HR Transaction & Time Entry Deadlines Due to December University Closure

This information is for individuals that have access in Mosaic to Report and/or Approve time for one or more direct reports or departmental employees. Due to the upcoming University Closure – (December 25, 2019 – January 1, 2020 inclusive), there will be a condensed pay processing schedule for the month of December. As a result, […]

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