Q & A: Title vs. Job Duties

CIC News
Published: March 1, 1997

Q. The title by which I have been referred in my documentation is not necessarily reflective of the work I have done. Will this affect the occupation for which I am eligible to apply under?

Answer: No, the title of an occupation is nowhere near as significant as the duties performed in that position. As far as the immigration process goes, if your title is "Astronaut," but the duties performed in the position are that of a Systems Analyst, then you are a Systems Analyst.

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