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Company life

Commuting – How to Help Your Employees

Good news – more and more employers are introducing sustainable mobility measures to help their employees get to work without clogging roads even more. A look at best practices. In this era of ecological transition, driving alone in your car is no longer an option. Companies know this and more and more of them are […]


Jobs search

Risks to Manage While Seeking a Job

Lack of money is the biggest risk faced by job seekers. Here are our tips of what to look out for and to reduce other risks from your lack of work. Financial risk The fear of financial fiasco may make you want to shorten your search by accepting the first job that comes along. No […]


Interview

What Happens at the Second Job Interview?

Employers are requiring a second job interview more and more frequently. This is an opportunity for you to present yourself in more depth and ask your nagging questions. Here are our five tips to make the most of this second meeting. Be glad Being called to a second interview is excellent news, and it means […]


Company life

The Feeling of Unfairness at Work, a Disorder of Our Time

Studies show that a staggering number of workers feel they are victims of injustice at work. It is a phenomenon which has affected many fields of business since the early 2000s. Tips and advice to turn things around. If Judith has the impression that she is paid less than Karim for equivalent work, she will […]


Jobs search

Using Facebook Groups for Your Job Search

Many job offers in your field may never appear on official recruiting websites. But by using Facebook groups and being active in a targeted way on social media, you could find the most interesting and rare offers. How it’s done. Finding the right groups There are several ways to find the most interesting and active […]


Training

Newcomers: Getting Started in Your Accounting Career in Canada

Good news for immigrants with training and experience in accounting: there is a lot of work for them in Canada! But because the profession is complex and regulated, it is necessary to be armed with patience. Tips and process. There’s no point in sending your indistinct resume to all the accounting firms in town. In […]


Training

Security Officer – a Good Part-Time Job?

There is no need to be a graduate of higher education to become a security guard, but you will need to follow a short training course and meet certain requirements. During his university studies, André Lacroix had his sights on the best part-time job: security guard. “It was better paying than the odd jobs that […]


Training

Lawyers and Other Jurists: Who Does What?

Lawyers, notaries, judges, legal counsels, paralegals and other employees in the legal world are all jurists, but certain of these professions are more clearly defined by law. A quick look at what differentiates a lawyer from a jurist: they get confused for each other sometimes, however they’re not interchangeable. https://www.legaljobs.ca/tools-and-resources/topics/legal-issues/ “Objection, Your Honour!” although, in the popular […]


Career management

Working in IT, but Not in the IT Industry

Half of Quebec IT workers don’t work in the IT industry but in manufacturing companies, banks or SMEs. What benefits are there to working in IT, but not in the IT industry? Not all information technology professionals are hired by the video game industry or by computer companies. Far from it. “It is very rare […]


News

Sustainable Finance – a Way Forward

With the transition to a greener economy, a panel of experts believes there will be immense needs in “sustainable finance”. What’s it all about? Investing in building renovation for better energy efficiency, taking out a “green loan” to finance a project oriented towards sustainability or supporting innovation in green technologies: these are all practical ways […]


Jobs search

Job Search Tips to Forget

The world of employment is not what it used to be. As well, certain classic job search tips no longer apply, according to Forbes magazine, which recently drew up a list of tips to discard. To be a good job seeker of the day, here are recommendations and general advice not to follow. The job […]


Oddly enough

Retired… to part time

After a 40-year career as a manager in well-known financial institutions, Ginette retired… to work better part time! Like her, many retirees decide to stay active in the labour market. On Boulevard des Laurentides in Laval, Ginette is beaming as she is busy advising customers of the Au féminin boutique. This former manager in the […]


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