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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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How to prevent frostbite at work

Will you be working outside this winter? Be careful – to avoid problems such as frostbite, certain measures are required! Frostbite can happen when you are exposed to cold for extended periods of time. You are at risk whenever the temperature reaches 0 degrees Celsius or below. Proper clothing is often the key to success […]

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10 Good Reasons to Work in the Hotel Industry

There are many benefits to working in a hotel. What are they? 1. Acquiring exemplary customer service experience Hotels are distinguished places, where the staff demonstrate exemplary courtesy and politeness to customers. There is no better school to learn the art of customer service. 2. Knowing how to respond to requests from all directions  Working […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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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Chief Happiness Officer for a happy employee in a company

It is not insignificant that there is a trend in companies to recruit a Chief Happiness Officer. According to a recent study, a happy employee is two times less sick, six times less absent and nine times more loyal. This new transversal function, still with blurred edges, has the goal of attracting talents and retaining […]


Decline of unemployment rate: Even closer to full employment!

Decline of unemployment rate – Statistics Canada has released employment data for September, and the news is excellent! The unemployment rate was the ninth consecutive monthly decline (-0.1% in August) to 6.2%, the best performance in eight years. Who are the main beneficiaries of this encouraging statistic? The 28,000 or so workers aged 55 and […]

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Accepting Our Failures: How Failure Can Let You Get Ahead!

Failure can let you get ahead! – In a society where success (personal, emotional, professional or family) is valued and celebrated with love and praise, failure is the ultimate taboo, synonymous with weakness and being a shameful loser. We hide it. Yet this is the best driver there is! So, how can failure can let […]

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