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Defence rated one of “Canada’s Best Employers” for 2016

– The Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces has been rated as one of “Canada’s Best Employers 2016”, according to an independent survey conducted by Forbes magazine. The survey was conducted anonymously among a sample of 8000 people representative of the Canadian workforce in large organizations with more than 500 employees in all …

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On-the-Job-Experiences like no other for officer cadets

–   More than 600 Royal Military College officer cadets enjoyed great professional development opportunities this summer. Splitting the 14 weeks of basic training into two summer sessions, Military Personal Generation now provides officer cadets with short-term On-the-Job-Experiences (OJEs) to further develop leadership skills and immerse them in new environments like never before. “The aim to …

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New common competency dictionary developed for performance appraisals

–   Most employees feel reassured when they have a clear sense of what their supervisors and managers expect from them in terms of performance, behaviours, and work attitudes. Clearly laying out expectations can demonstrate an organization’s commitment towards its employees, especially when this is accompanied by steps to ensure everyone has the competencies they need …

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Primary Reservists find civilian employment success

– A new program is helping members of the Primary Reserve Force to continue serving their respective reserve units, while securing work opportunities that align with their civilian career goals. Primary Reservists play a critical role in Canada’s strategy to develop a diverse and qualified pool of military personnel, yet many leave the force when faced …

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#iwantacareer

–   Do you have a Post-secondary degree or diploma? Looking to launch or further A career in the public service? Interested in How you can serve Canadians? Then check out The Government of Canada’s 2016 Post-Secondary Recruitment (PSR) campaign! Applications are being accepted from September 21 to October 13 and there are many career opportunities …

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E-approvals make business easier for the Defence Team

– As part of a series of ‘red-tape-busting’ initiatives currently underway at the department, it is now possible to digitally sign an electronic document using a PKI card, forgoing the traditional ink signature. In the long-term, this initiative will lead to a web-enabled work environment for the Defence Team where transactions are accomplished without the use …

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Empowering the Delivery of Modern Training and Education

– There is something new on the information technology horizon that will have a positive impact all Defence Team members through new and updated training and education applications. Defence Learning Network (DLN) 2.0, a significant upgrade with over 800 new features, is the cornerstone of Individual Training and Education (IT&E) modernization . modernization and Civilian Learning …

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The Royal Winnipeg Rifles Appoint New Honorary Colonel

– Dr. Emőke Szathmáry was installed to the esteemed position, of Honorary Colonel of Royal Winnipeg Rifles (RWR) last November. Born in Hungary, and having spent six years in a German refugee camp, HCol Szathmáry came to Canada in 1951 and became a Canadian citizen in 1956. “I grew up, always aware of the military ethos …

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