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Pay and benefits

What Can You Negotiate (Besides Salary)?

It can sometimes be difficult to negotiate salary as such, because companies respect ranges that depend on position, experience, seniority, etc. But there are other elements you can try to get for better remuneration and better quality of life. Find out which. Work time and terms The work time schedule and the possibility of adapting […]


Jobs search

Looking For a Job? Here’s What to Avoid at All Costs!

Finding an exciting and rewarding job is not easy! Here are some faux pas that can ruin everything… right from square one. Not coming to terms with a job experience Dismissal, psychological harassment, seeking new challenges… The end of a job should never be taken lightly. It’s necessary to take the time to take on […]


Pay and benefits

With No Negotiation Beyond Pay, 32% of Canadians Reject the Job Offer

According to a Robert Half survey, Canadian workers want to be able to negotiate with employers, including on non-pecuniary benefits. 32% of respondents would even reject the job offer if the company refuses this negotiation. Candidates want proof that employers are ready to negotiate aspects other than salary, especially candidates with the profile sought. 32% […]


Interview

The Exploratory Meeting – A Tool to Revive Your Job Search

More subtle than sending a resume, the exploratory meeting is a way to open doors to potential employers without necessarily appearing to beg for a job… Let’s see what it is. The exploratory meeting is an informal meeting that is requested with a director, manager or professional of the same hierarchical level, to obtain information […]


Jobs search

Profession: Santa Claus

Rest assured, December 25 is still a long way off on the calendar. But the process of recruiting Santas, elves and fairies for corporate events and shopping centres is already well underway. What are the requirements to be able to don the mythical scarlet suit and the long snow-white beard? Victor Gaudreault, director of the […]


News

Summary of hirings and dismissals – November 2019

Here is a summary of the companies where jobs were created and others were lost in November 2019. HIRINGS With more than 880 parking spaces and 400 additional products, the brand new Costco in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, located on Saint-Bruno Boulevard, created 90 new jobs when it opened in early November. Note that the average hourly wage […]


Jobs search

Overqualified for the Job – How to Get it and Make Your Place

Whether it’s to change fields, return to a less stressful position or escape a declining industry, you are wanting a position for which you are overqualified. How do you convince the recruiter to hire you? And how do you fit in to your new work team? Some tips. The cover letter This is the key […]


Rights and labour standards

Reducing the Wage Gap Between Men and Women

On average, the wage gap between men and women has diminished over the past twenty years in Canada, although there are still disparities, according to Statistics Canada.  In 1998, women earned an average of $22.34 per hour, compared to $27.51 for men, a gap of 18.8%. In 2018, the gap shrank by 5.5 points, to […]


Career management

How Do You Juggle 2 Jobs?

42% of Canadian workers have more than one job and one-third run their own business, according to a Sage survey. Whether for financial issues, to start a new business or to expand your network, you might be considering another job in addition to your main job… But how can you successfully juggle the two without […]


News

The 5 Professions that Champion Happiness at Work

What makes you happy on the job? Ask your dentist the next time you visit him, because this profession holds the top position of the very firstLeger Workplace Happiness Index (LWHI) , recently unveiled. Doctors, hairdressers, real estate brokers and managers are also at the top of the charts. Overview. The LWHI survey was conducted […]


Company life

Working Part Time, Good Question!

Going back to school, personal project, health problems… These are some reasons that could lead you to want a part-time schedule. How do you put the big request to your boss? Some ways to go about it… Choose the right time “It’s not a wish that you make in public. It’s out of the question […]


Career management

Temporary Employment – a Variety of Job Opportunities

Gone are the days when temporary employment was reserved for day labourers in factories. Here is a compilation of fields that increasingly depend on temporary workers to meet growing labour needs. You might be surprised!   1. Specialists in Human Resources. This advisor will be involved in various matters such as skills management, employee relations, […]


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