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Very professional approach in dealing with clients and co-workers.
Interpreter/Translator (Current Employee), Toronto, ONJuly 14, 2015
Pros: Excellent salary
Cons: Accommodation is good
Time management skills I acquired in dealing with my assigned job.

Learned the proper court proceedings and the details in conducting hearing and litigation in the tribunal setting.

Over all management is excellent and very professional.

Very supportive and respectful in dealing with problems and other work-related procedures.

You should be flexible in dealing with different culture and character especially clients character during litigation

I gained confidence and enhanced my skills how to handle court proceedings
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At Immigration
Interpreter (Former Employee), Toronto, ONApril 23, 2014
Pros: self starting
Cons: not enough hours.
The day involves going to a hearing and interpreting what is said into English. This job requires rapt attention and continous learning. There are not many people you meet at this job because you work alone, still at breaks you can go to the lunch room and talk "shop". The work is confidential and anything you hear may not be repeated ever.
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Very good place to work.
Mailroom Clerk (Current Employee), Ottawa, ON.October 3, 2013
Pros: hours are good 8 to 4.
Cons: through agency and pay is very very bad.
• Receiving, processing, sorting and distributing incoming and outgoing mail, and courier packages both manually and electronically
• Maintaining address databases and producing personalized mailing
• Printing and photocopying material
• Weighing, calculating, affixing proper postage
• Bundling letters, parcels, registered mail and courier envelopes by postal code or method of mailing or both
• Operating and maintaining print shop and mailing house equipment
• Routing mail to the proper delivery stream
• Sorting mail according to destination
• Signing or obtaining signatures from recipients for registered or special delivery mail and keeping records
• Searching directories to find the correct address for redirected mail
• Lifting and carrying boxes up to 40lbs
• Coding and processing invoices
• Assisting in the maintenance of stationery and supply records
Management and co-workers are great to work with.
I don't fine anything hard about this job and I like everything about this job.
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Good team.
Program support to (CIO), IT Operation Systems (Current Employee), Ottawa, ONApril 9, 2013
Pros: not applicable
Cons: holder technology.
I am not an employee, I am on contract.
Worked on big project, Support aver 50 people.
My contract is ending soon.
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Program assistant
Interpreter (Former Employee), Toronto, ONMarch 14, 2013
Answered phones, wrote down, relayed messages and transferred calls to the appropriate staff
Performed general office duties such as filing, faxing and photocopyingAssisted in planning, preparations and implementing programs and activities
Participated in market research and outreach programs by method of internet and phone; calling potential employers for agency awareness and employment opportunities
Worked one on one with clients and assisted them with their job search through newspaper and internet
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Mon évaluation de l'Immigration Canada
freelance accredited interpreter and translator (Former Employee), Toronto, Edmonton, Ottawa, Montréal, VancouverOctober 27, 2015
Pros: Rémunération sur un nombre d'heures préétabli, salaire supplémentaire de 50% par heure dès que ce nombre est dépassé, rémunération de longs trajets au kilométrage en cas d'un déplacement de plus de 35 km, paiement des salaires endéans un mois
Cons: Annulation de rendez-vous à la dernière minute, offres d'emploi occasionnelles.
Environnement de travail agréable et valorisant. Respect du personnel et de ses compétences, valorisation du travail accompli, respect du secret professionnel.
Bonne interaction et bon dialogue avec les superviseurs.

Ce qui est avantageux c'est que l'on peut travailler avec tous les bureaux de l'immigration à travers le Canada dans toutes les langues de sa compétence chaque fois que des opportunités se présentent.

L'inconvénient le plus gênant est la discontinuité de l'emploi qui se règle sur les besoins du moment et se fait occasionnellement sur appel.
Une journée de travail dure souvent trois à six heures et commence à 8 h 30 ou 9 h 00 pour se terminer soit à midi ou à 16 h. Il y a une pause d'une heure entre 12 h et 13 h.

Les heures rémunérées sont au minimum 3 et au maximum 6. les heures supplémentaires s'ajoutent soit aux 3 heures de la matinée, soit aux 6 heures de la journée.
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Headquarters
Ottawa Ontario, Canada
Employees
501 to 1,000
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