Can We Guess What Very Canadian Job You Have?

EMPLOYMENT

By: Ashley Linkletter

5 Min Quiz

Early childhood heroes can sometimes influence future career choices. Who was your favourite TV character when you were little?

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If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

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Do you prefer to work as part of a team or do you like working by yourself?

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Uniquely Canadian jobs are often dependent on their location. Where did you grow up?

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In your opinion, which '80s musical group would win a hypothetical battle of the bands?

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You're at the beach enjoying a good book — which genre are you reading?

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Let's take it back to high school! Which class did you look forward to the most?

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Which information about a previous job shows up on your resume at least once?

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What kind of training or education did you receive before starting your job?

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Do you bring your lunch to work every day?

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It's always good to have career role models — who is yours?

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You decide to see a movie after work; what are you going to see?

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How do you stay in shape for your job?

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When you're not at work, what kinds of hobbies are you into?

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In this gig economy, you also manage to have a successful side hustle doing what?

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When a blogger asks you to write a guest post, what do you end up writing about?

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What kind of pet do you have?

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Because you're so good at your job, you write a weekly advice column about the industry you work in. What kinds of questions do you get?

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Which character from "The Simpsons" do you identify with the most?

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It's 3:30 p.m. and you're feeling peckish — what do you like to snack on when you're at work?

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Does your work have a strict dress code?

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Weekends off: yay or nay?

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Your place of employment decides to sponsor a kids' sports team — what kind of team did they choose?

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Once a month, you and your co-workers get together to have some fun when you're not on the job. What do you like to do?

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Where was your last staff winter holiday party held?

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You have room for a tiny houseplant at work — what kind are you growing?

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How do you commute to work?

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All about advertising! Where is your place of business most likely to advertise?

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When you hit the midday slump, what is your caffeinated beverage of choice?

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Do you sit on the board of any not-for-profit organizations?

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About This Quiz

There are Canadian-esque jobs, and then there are singularly Canadian jobs. In this quiz, we're going to determine the uniquely Canadian job we think best matches your personality.  Have you always dreamed of being an MP? Or a goalkeeper for the Vancouver Canucks? What about an equine masseuse for the hard-working horses of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police? Have you always wanted to make the first morning batch of donuts at Tim Hortons? These are just a handful of career options — out of many —  that you can only find in Canada. You may be surprised by the results of this quiz; perhaps you've never considered some of the available options, but your results could also prove to be inspiring. Can we predict a career change in your future?

From office culture to your favourite bagged lunch, we want to know all about how you like work. Do you like to start early in the morning, or are you a midday kind of person? Do you thrive when you have tons of protocol to follow? Or are you at your best when you can make your own rules, on your own time? One we know for sure, after answering these questions, you'll discover there's a very special Canadian job with your name on it!

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