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When Casual Employment Is a Career Choice

While freelance or contract employment is not what all workers would choose, some people deliberately opt for this type of work, whether for professional or personal reasons or a combination of the two. There are many reasons to choose to work only occasionally, despite the precariousness that this can sometimes cause: better work-family balance, longer […]


Rights and labour standards

Employers: How to Enable the Right to Disconnect

The right to disconnect is a very current issue in the workplace. Although employees feel a certain pressure to stay “hooked” to their electronic devices even after work hours, companies can implement practices that help disconnect. In Quebec there is no law governing not being connected to work after office hours, although the issue is […]


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

Job Search: How to Get Remotivated After the Summer Holidays

So you have taken a bit of a summer break in your job search, and that’s great – it’s important to recharge your batteries. But now you are having a hard time getting back into it… Here are some tips to get back into the game. Take stock If you have let go of your […]


Company life

5 Myths About Working in a Call Centre

There are many misconceptions about the working conditions in call centres. Low-paid temporary employees who are constantly under surveillance… We enlighten you about the myths and realities of this singular environment. Wages are very low False. Everything is relative, but the average salary for a call centre employee in Canada is about $16 an hour. […]


Jobs search

Optimizing a Job Search with Google

Google is a particularly effective tool for targeting interesting job offers, since it enables a quick and personalized search. Here are some tips for finding the job that’s right for you. Although many candidates first use job offer websites to find a job, Google is also a resource to consider for finding great career opportunities. […]


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 […]


News

Summary of hirings and dismissals – August 2019

Here is a summary of the companies where jobs were created and others were lost in August 2019. HIRINGS In Montreal, Ormuco, which specializes in peripheral computing, received a $ 4 million investment from the Québec government, which will enable it to further develop its technology platform. Help that will create 40 new IT jobs. […]


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 […]


Oddly enough

Should You Hide Your Relationship with Your Colleague?

Romance in the office – it happens! According to a survey by ADP Canada, one Canadian professional in three has had a romantic relationship at work. What do you do in this situation? Do you hide it, like 45% of people who found themselves in this situation, or on the contrary talk about it openly? It […]


News

SUMMARY OF HIRINGS AND DISMISSALS – JULY 2019

Here is a summary of the companies where jobs were created and others were lost in June 2019. HIRINGS Based in Saskatoon, technology firm Vendasta has secured a $ 40 million investment from private equity funds, which will allow it to hire 350 new employees by the end of 2022. The Recruitment Process is already […]


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