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Did You Know that Civility at Work Is Mandatory?

Lack of civility at work, is not acceptable, this is a mandatory obligation. “From the moment you have an employment contract you have certain obligations, among them being to provide a diligent work service,” explains Caroline Henri, CHRP, senior human resources adviser at Perreault & Assoc. This obligation, governed by Section 2088 of the Quebec Civil […]


Jobs search

Freshly graduated? We want you!

Recruit fresh graduates! According to a survey by the Robert Half staffing firm conducted among employers across Canada, 76% of senior executives are likely to hire those who recently graduated from a college or university. “Lack of experience”. This reproach addressed to new graduates has had its day. With the situation of full employment making it […]


Company life

How to Stay Motivated in Summer?

The sky is blue, the birds are singing and you see on Facebook photos of your colleagues and friends with their toes in the sand, a Margarita in hand. It’s hard in these conditions to stay focused on your work and stay motivated in summer! Adapt your work pace Do you want to get out of the […]


Jobs search

Who Wants a Summer Internship… Paid?

When you are a student, how to you get a paid internship in the summer (in your field)? It’s all a matter of starting the process at least three months before the summer. “Companies are usually planning for summer in January,” explains Audrey Moreau-Rousseau, a school and professional information consultant at UQAM. For the sake […]


Career management

You Have Been Demoted – How Should You React

More than half of Canadian human resources managers (58%) say that their company has demoted an employee. In 52% of cases, unsatisfactory performance was the cause. This is what a recent survey conducted by OfficeTeam found. But what attitude should be adopted when such news is announced? Being demoted obviously generates its share of emotions, […]


Training

Where Can a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry Lead?

She still had one more session at the Université de Sherbrooke, but Karine already had a job assured starting in the summer. As a project manager at Intersand, the new graduate is responsible for developing projects for animal health. For the young chemist, the days pass, each one different… “At the beginning of a project, […]


News

Professional Burnout: Take Action Before It’s Too Late

Despite better understanding in recent years, the professional burnout syndrome remains relatively poorly treated, partly because people afflicted with it do not identify it, or do so too late. Find out what the early symptoms are and how to react accordingly. The most common symptoms First of all, the symptoms of professional burnout can vary: not […]


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 […]


Jobs search

What If You Only Had One Interview Question to Ask?

We surveyed several recruiters to find out what is THE question that they would ask candidates if they were only allowed one interview question. Here is what they told us. “Why, at this point in your career, have you decided to choose our company? And how do you want to contribute to its success in […]


Company life

7 Tips for Managing Your Inventory Well

Having enough products in stock to meet customer demand while avoiding a surplus of goods that would increase costs – the right balance is not always easy to find. Here are some tips to follow for efficient inventory management. Text: Diane Stehlé Invest in stock management software Of course, you can use an Excel file to […]


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 […]


Company life

The Art of the Cold Call, Demystified

A demanding exercise, the prospecting phone call (or cold call) still has great potential in business development. Here are some “mantras” to repeat to make this exercise smoother and more profitable! Put yourself in condition One of the keys to success is to believe yourself in the virtues of what you are selling. It’s good […]


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