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Being certified by the Editors' Association of Canada's landmark certification program gives you a powerful marketing tool.

In today's competitive job market, even experienced editors can benefit from extra qualifications to get them noticed. Promoting yourself as a certified editor tells potential clients that you're among the best of the best.

What's more, a growing number of organizations now request certification when hiring. Others ask editors to provide proof of certification in lieu of work samples. Organizations that have requested Editors' Association of Canada certification credentials include the Governments of Nova Scotia and Ontario, and the Certified General Accountants' Association of Canada.

Get the marketing advantage. Register for the 2014 certification tests today.

Are you ready? Try a sample proofreading question:

Which of the following is the proofreader's responsibility?

(a) Remove jargon, trite expressions, and clichés. 

(b) Check consistency and accuracy of running heads and captions. 

(c) Improve sentence structure while eliminating wordiness. 

(d) Ensure paragraphs are of an appropriate length and that proper transitions are used.

Answer

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The proofreading and structural editing tests will be written on Saturday, November 15, 2014, in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, and Halifax.

The copy editing and stylistic editing tests will be offered in 2015.

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Answer

(b)