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Is the Cover Letter Out of Date?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 […]


Career management

5 Good Reasons to Want a Part-Time Job

One Canadian in five (19%) works part time, according to data recorded in 2017 by Statistics Canada. While some choose these part-time jobs that require less than 30 hours of work per week while waiting to find another full-time job, many hold them by choice. Although these jobs bring in less money, they nevertheless still […]


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Jobs in engineering – 2020 prospects

Engineers and engineering students are right to be optimistic about the future. Job prospects are bright in their field, according to a recent report from human resources services firm Randstad. In its most recent analysis of the Canadian labour market for engineers, Randstad found that the fastest growing disciplines by 2025 will be civil engineering, […]


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2020 – the year of flexible work?

Is the status of independent the future of work? According to an Intuit study, no less than 40% of the workforce in the United States will be made up of independent workers this year. This level has never been reached before. It is a trend that Canada has not completely missed. Here as well, the […]


Oddly enough

Improvisation, a unifying activity

Team spirit is a skill that works. Why not rely on improvisation and employee creativity to improve it? In business, there is little room for improvisation if you want to achieve your goals and be professional. But that doesn’t mean that improvisation has no place in the office! In fact, as a team building activity, […]


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The number of IT jobs in Canada is constantly growing

In 2018, 61,000 jobs were created in the new technologies sector in Canada, according to a recent report from the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). These numbers can be expected to continue to increase in 2020. Are Canadians tech pros? Certainly! The rising trend in the number of jobs in the IT sector has been […]


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When going far away to work gives a boost to your career

Security guard, kitchen help, longshoremen, technical workers, crane operators, waiters… There is no shortage of job openings in Prince Rupert. In this village of 12,000 inhabitants located on the shores of the North Pacific, two hours by boat from Alaska, the port is in an economic boom, to the point that businesses are struggling to […]


Career management

5 Ways to Network Like a Pro

There is no longer any doubt about the many benefits of networking. How can you use it to stand out and, especially, to avoid missing opportunities? Here are five strategies to achieve this! Have a clear plan  It’s not enough to dress up! Before the meeting, make sure to review the goals. If possible, take […]


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In Figures: the Quality of Jobs in Quebec

Historically low unemployment rate, significant wage increases and employment rate higher than ever – the job market is stable and vigorous in Quebec, according to the BMO-IDQ index. But the challenges of an ageing population and technological change are worrying. All is well in the best of worlds, you might think. Seen from purely economic […]


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Top 20 Good Professional Resolutions for 2020

The new year is fast approaching and it’s time to start thinking about your good resolutions for 2020. From a personal point of view, losing weight and quitting smoking are classics… But what about your 2020 professional goals? Here are 20 ideas to study. No worries: you don’t have to do everything, but setting two […]


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Have You Compared Your Current Salary With the Market?

After the expenses of the holiday season, now is the time to start off the New Year on the right foot. Why not compare your salary with the market? Who knows? You might be able to get the increase you’ve been hoping for for a long time.   There are many tools to find out […]


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SUMMARY OF HIRINGS AND DISMISSALS – JANUARY 2020

Here is a summary of the companies where jobs were created and others were lost in December 2019. HIRINGS Like several renowned companies, including Nike and Visa, the technology firm Q4 inc. chose to settle in Hamilton, Ontario. This fifth office will provide 240 new jobs by the end of 2020. This addition follows a […]


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