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Career management

Temporary Employment – a Variety of Job Opportunities

Gone are the days when temporary employment was reserved for day labourers in factories. Here is a compilation of fields that increasingly depend on temporary workers to meet growing labour needs. You might be surprised!   1. Specialists in Human Resources. This advisor will be involved in various matters such as skills management, employee relations, […]


Jobs search

How to Find a Summer Job at the Last Minute

Summer is well underway but it’s not too late to find a job. Here are some tips for late-comers, offered by blogger and employment counsellor Zineb El-Alami. 1. Activate your network. Facebook is not only for entertainment – it can also be useful to find a job! But you still have to let your needs […]


Company life

The Benefits of Working for a Small Call Centre

Call centres often employ a large pool of staff in order to meet the needs of their customers. Yet there are small call centres with only a hundred employees, a smaller scale that has its share of benefits. Humark Telecom is the perfect example of a small call centre. Founded in 2013 in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, the […]


Jobs search

10 Tips to Make a Good First Impression

The first impression left with a potential employer can be decisive. Here are 10 tips to to avoid harming your entrance onto the stage, beyond the well-known “firm, but not too firm” handshake. The first impression is crucial Why is it important to make a good first impression? Because it lasts a long time and […]


Entrepreneurship

Having Multiple Jobs is the New Trend!

Having a bread and butter job and another that is more like what really interests us is becoming quite common. Overview of these slashers who fuel themselves on dreams. “I often joke that I work three shifts a day: my daytime office job, my job as a mom in the evening and my job as […]


Not to be missed

How to Preserve your Professional Image on Social Media

Your online presence is now almost as important as your physical presence. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn… How do you protect and preserve your professional image on social media? According to studies, the figure varies but it is estimated that the percentage of employers who take the time to inspect the social media presence of their candidates […]


Entrepreneurship

Is it Necessary to Discuss your Self-Employment During a Job Interview?

Looking for a job to put food on the table while trying to set up your business project at the same time is quite legitimate. But should you discuss it to a future employer? And if so, how to discuss your self-employment during a job interview? Mathieu Guénette, guidance counsellor and founder of the company Les […]


Jobs search

Does a false CV automatically lead to dismissal?

Many surveys confirm it – about 40% of the population have lied on their CV. A diploma that wasn’t completed, an exaggerated internship, software not mastered… candidates often inflate their skills to gain access to the coveted position. But once hired and unmasked, how serious are these lies? “A false cv is never good, but […]


Oddly enough

Teamwork : What chickens have taught us!

Select the best candidates, put them together and you have a super teamwork! True? Perhaps, but the equation is not that simple, especially if one looks at the recent results of a study on the issue, one that included chickens. Focusing on the notion of productivity, William Muir, a scientist at Purdue University in the […]