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Japanese job-hunting students dressed in suits practice swapping business cards during a business manners seminar at a placement centre in Tokyo May 28, 2012.
Japanese job-hunting students dressed in suits practice swapping business cards during a business manners seminar at a placement centre in Tokyo May 28, 2012.
(Toru Hanai/Reuters)

Investment industry job-title guidelines don’t go far enough: Critics

New guidelines about the job titles that can be used by people working in Canada’s financial industry are not reassuring to advocates from within professional ranks, who are pushing for greater consistency and clearer labelling.

The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada – Canada’s brokerage industry regulator – published new guidance Monday after years of review, urging companies to adopt more consistent and clear titles for their employees so that clients understand their qualifications to help them with investments.