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Sociocratic governance – hope for employees

If you have had enough of stress at work or even want to avoid burnout, consider sociocracy. This method of dynamic governance is bringing satisfaction for employees, while developing productivity in organizations, as the Canadian geneticist David Suzuki says in his book Good News for a Change. What is this method of governance based on? […]


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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 […]


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How do Recruiters Perceive Part-Time Jobs?

On your CV, you may have accumulated several part-time jobs. How are they to be made an asset for recruiters? “The fact of having had two part-time jobs certainly demonstrates the ability to manage a schedule,” says Michaël Jalbert, an employment consultant at Groupe Plein Emploi. “In addition, if you decided to take a part-time […]


Company life

Clothing that says a lot about you

Selecting your clothes for a hiring interview is a balancing act. Hence the importance of taking an interest in this aspect a few days ahead of time so you can choose clothes that will reflect the image you wish to give. Once on the job, it will not necessarily be easier to dress… between the […]


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How to get your first winter job when you are 16?

So you’re 16 years old and want to take advantage of the next winter season to build a little nest egg? With ski resorts in full swing and stores getting busy with the Christmas period, there are many opportunities. But don’t wait until the last minute to start your search! Here are some tips to […]


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A minimum wage of $15 could mean 422,000 jobs lost across Canada

The issue of the $15 minimum wage is on everyone’s lips at the moment: politicians, unions, community organizations, employers and employees, with everyone looking out for themselves. However, a recent study by the Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses (CFIB) gives a rather gloomy picture of the consequences of such an increase. The CFIB examined the […]


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The Top Cities to Find a Job in Canada

Full-time employment is growing in Canada, with some cities more dynamic than others. The Bank of Montreal has published its latest issue of the Labour Market Report Card, which lists the best places to find a job. With 6 out of 10 cities in the lead, Ontario takes the cake. The top trio Incredible but […]


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Job Dating? A Trendy Recruitment Technique

On the same principle as speed dating, recruiters meet candidates for a limited time. It’s a hiring tactic that is increasingly popular in Quebec, with some businesses organizing it regularly! To increase productivity, what could be better than a recruitment technique that works at great speed? By adopting the technique of speed dating – a […]


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Does Artificial Intelligence Threatens your Job?

Although it’s the stuff of dreams, Artificial Intelligence (AI) also makes many people fearful of losing their jobs. AI could eliminate 7 million jobs by 2020 and only create 2 million, a net loss of 5 million positions in 3 years. Confronted by these figures, should we be alarmed? This study from Klaus Schwab and […]


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How Can You Justify a Dismissal?

Did your last work experience end in a dismissal? Here’s how to justify to a recruiter the fact that you did not achieve your goals. “The job interview is not a confessional,” starts off Mathieu Bréard, vocational rehabilitation counsellor. “Yes, you must be honest about the reasons for your dismissal. However, there’s no point in […]


Interview

Internal candidates: watch out for pitfalls

What a happy surprise to see the job of your dreams posted on your company’s intranet. Be careful though, because what seems to be an opportunity in your eyes could quickly prove to be a disadvantage… How do you prepare and behave for an internal recruitment? What links need to be woven within the company […]


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The Art of Regaining Control of your Job Interview

When the recruiter doesn’t ask questions that let you highlight your strong points, how do you turn the job interview to your advantage? Tips. An ability to engage or collaborate, a sense of organization and a spirit of initiative are all important assets for a company. Even though as a candidate you have these valuable […]


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