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Some Tips for Passive Job Seekers

“The reality of today’s job market is that people are in motion. They move from one job to another quickly,” sums up Éloïc Lévesque-Dorion, employment counsellor at the Montreal Downtown Job Search Club. “People stay in the same company for three years on average,” he adds. “Everyone will eventually have to find another job.” Even […]


News

Who Are Canada’s 10 Best Employers?

As it does every year, Forbes has published its ranking of Canada’s best  employers, based on the opinions of those working in the organizations concerned. The 2019 list contains some surprises… Would you recommend your employer to other people? This is the question that Statista, Forbes’ partner, asked 8,000 Canadians working in companies with over 500 […]


News

Secrets to Quickly Integrating Into a Team

It is the lot of self-employed people or consultants who have temporary assignments to have to quickly integrate into a work team that has already been set up. Here are some tips to achieve this. Observe, listen, question At the earliest meetings, store up all relevant information: conduct, speaking, terms of discussions and characteristics of […]


Job advice

How to Learn English… Faster!

Bilingualism is more than an asset when you want to work in a call centre. How can you master English faster? Some tips. It’s easy to converse in English with friends, but things can sometimes get complicated when you find yourself in a professional context where you have to sell, negotiate or respond to dissatisfied […]


Jobs search

Studying and Part-Time Work – How to Avoid Failure

In Canada, many university students who also have a part-time job say that it interferes with their education. How can you keep focused on your academic success in spite of a full schedule and new responsibilities? Visualize your success By necessity or by choice, students who work part-time jump with both feet into adult life. […]


Company life

Why Should the Length of Your Meetings Be Shortened?

In a working environment, it’s necessary to be productive. Suffering from acute “meetingitis” is costly for the company, especially when these meetings keep employees occupied for a long time without being able to see tangible benefits. Here are 3 factors that will encourage you to shorten the length of your meetings: Occupying resources. These days […]


Career management

Do You Have What it Takes to Work In The Event World?

Do you dream of organizing events? Whether it’s a festival, a gala evening or a conference, the customer wants perfection. But when everything rests on your shoulders, when the pressure rises, when the key to success depends on you and your team, what aptitudes do you have to have to avoid disappointment and catastrophe? Here […]


Rights and labour standards

My Boss Wants Me to Return to Work at the Last Minute

Did you know? Since January 1, 2019, employees can refuse to work if they have not received their schedule 5 days in advance. What are the repercussions of this new provision on workers and their employers in the hotel and restaurant sectors? Employees in the restaurant and hotel fields are often asked to follow last-minute […]


News

How to Assert Your Personality With a Recruiter

To stand out, skills are not enough – you have to know how to arouse the recruiter’s interest by highlighting your personality. How do you achieve this in a résumé, on social media? Tips. Targeting the required personal qualities Showcasing your personality is a good way of enhancing your candidacy and eliciting a call from […]


Resume

Newcomers – Adapting Your Résumé for Canada

What are the characteristics that distinguish a Canadian résumé? Here are some aspects to consider, if you have just arrived in the country. From pragmatism and adaptation to the job offer Canadian recruiters expect to find the exact requirements of the job offer in your résumé. Sort through your business information to include only those […]


Company life

How to Respond to Harassment at Work

Sexual, psychological or discriminatory harassment: these situations are found more often that you might think in Canadian workplaces. 19% of women and 13% of men have been victims at least once in their careers. Learn how to recognize it to know how to react accordingly. Is it harassment? To know how to respond, the first […]


Company life

Reinvent Your Meetings!

The culture of the meeting is a tradition within most companies. Often necessary for better communication, team meetings can be long, painful and ineffective, however. But to make them more dynamic, several techniques have been developed to renew the classic meeting. Here are some examples. The stand-up meeting As its name indicated, the stand-up meeting […]


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