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Is the Cover Letter Out of Date?

Often feared by job seekers, the cover letter seems to have lost its significance in the eyes of recruiters. Will the new decade sound the death knell? The idea of bringing out one’s notions of literary composition can make the hair of many job seekers stand on end. This is especially true since the cover […]


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HIRINGS AND LAYOFFS IN CANADA – APRIL 2024

Here are some companies that made headlines following announcements of major personnel movements in April 2024. LAYOFFS Taiga, manufacturer of off-road electric vehicles, today announced the layoff of 70 employees and a temporary interruption of its production. The Quebec company, specializing in the sale of snowmobiles and electric watercraft, motivates these measures by the current […]


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What an IT Resume Should Include…

The CV is the first link between you and your potential future employer. In the information technology field it is an indispensable tool. For Anne-Marie Deslauriers, recruiter and president of the Delan firm, it is unthinkable not to name your technology skills in your IT resume. And they must be presented clearly, in chronological order, and […]


Career management

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Burning Your Bridges

A survey conducted by the Robert Half firm revealed that the context of the pandemic has led nearly half of Canadians (47%) to call their career into question. Here are some avenues for reflection to analyze before making the leap. What do I want from my career? According to Jean-Claude Laurin, workplace and organizational psychologist, […]


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A REVIEW OF HIRINGS AND DISMISSALS IN CANADA – MARCH 2024

Here are some companies that made headlines following announcements of major personnel movements in March 2024. The Just for Laughs Group (JPR) is sheltering itself from its creditors and canceling the 2024 edition of the Just for Laughs festival. The company also laid off 75 people, which represents 70% of its workforce. The company founded […]


Career management

Changing jobs often: it pays off!

In a full-blown labour shortage, companies don’t hesitate to offer salaries that defy the competition to attract new employees. Changing jobs frequently is therefore an effective strategy to increase your personal income. Before you take the plunge, here are some tips. Job hopping, i.e., the frequent and deliberate changing of jobs, has had some success, […]


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The Art of Feedback

It’s not always easy to provide feedback to your employees. Here are some effective methods to have the most impact. Continuous feedback Employees are increasingly asking for information to be given to them on a regular basis. How do you meet their expectations? By providing them with continuous feedback, that is, by taking every opportunity […]


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A review of hirings and dismissals in Canada – February 2024

No really good news in terms of employment for this month of February. Layoffs continue, however, recruitment for summer jobs has started! Dismissals Nordia Saguenay lays off 19 employees The Nordia company, faced with a drop in call volume in its customer service centres, has decided to lay off 19 employees in the Saguenay region. […]


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Hirings and layoffs in Canada – January 2024

Here are some companies that made headlines following announcements of major personnel movements in January 2024. Hirings Waterloo Region Paramedic Services has just recruited twenty new paramedics and 9 other essential support positions are still being recruited. This was made possible by the financial support of the regional council, well aware of the importance of […]


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Hirings and dismissals in Canada – December 2023

Here are some companies that made headlines following announcements of major personnel movements in December 2023. Layoffs CGI lays off 55 employees in Montreal. The IT consulting services company has laid off 55 employees in Montreal, after having already laid off 19 employees from its Quebec offices. These layoffs are the result of a cost […]


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A review of hirings and dismissals in Canada – November 2023

Here are some companies that made headlines in Canada in November 2023, for announcing notable hirings or dismissals. Hirings Renewable energies open the way to new jobs in the Shawinigan region. The company TES Canada, thanks to an investment of 4 billion CAD, will build the first green hydrogen plant project in the country. This project could […]


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A review of hirings and dismissals in Canada – October 2023

Here is our summary of the hirings and layoffs that made headlines in Canada in October 2023. Hirings NorthVolt arrives in Quebec. A new battery factory, NorthVolt Six, is under construction on the south shore of Montreal. The factory will be dedicated to the assembly of sustainable, high-quality battery cells production and will also have […]


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