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After a job loss, what road will you take?

A study presented in Harvard Business Review (HBR) in April 2019 examined occupational trajectories following a job loss. Some people found a similar job and others changed fields. What factors explain these differences? In our days, losing your job is no longer an exception. The arrival of new technologies, changing business models, globalization and increased […]


Interview

Are you a perfectionist? There’s a cure!

Do you find it impossible to finish a job or to leave out some details in a file, because you think it will taint your reputation? Do you outdo yourself, but also suffer from anxiety due to your insecurity? Here is some advice from Matt Plummer, founder of the Zarvana online coaching service. Looking at […]


Company life

Learn how to master the elevator pitch

It’s called the elevator pitch, because it is intended to be persuasive in the short time of a ride on an elevator. The key to the elevator pitch is therefore to get straight to the point… but without forgetting anything. 7 tips for using it in your job search. Answer the 5 questions There is […]


News

SUMMARY OF HIRINGS AND DISMISSALS – JUNE 2019

Here is a summary of the companies where jobs were created and others were lost in June 2019. HIRINGS Unity Technologies wants to create in Montreal the second largest studio of the group. Thus, the Danish company will triple its workforce, from 200 to 650 employees. The federal government offered $ 350,000 to assist the […]


Rights and labour standards

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 […]


News

Summary of hirings and dismissals – May 2019

Here is a summary of the companies where jobs were created and others were lost in May 2019. HIRINGS Nutrition Fit Plus, which specializes in the delivery of prepared meals, will open a new plant in Dorval by the end of summer 2019. This will create 200 jobs. Nutrition Fit Plus also plans to open […]


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 […]


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