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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 […]


Jobs search

Tourism Industry – What Matters to Job Seekers?

Are you about to get your dream job, but are thinking about dropping the hiring process after learning that other employees seem to be unhappy with the employer? If so, you are like nearly half of the job seekers in the tourism and retail sector who drop out in the middle of the hiring process. […]


Career management

Working in IT, but Not in the IT Industry

Half of Quebec IT workers don’t work in the IT industry but in manufacturing companies, banks or SMEs. What benefits are there to working in IT, but not in the IT industry? Not all information technology professionals are hired by the video game industry or by computer companies. Far from it. “It is very rare […]


News

Summary of hirings and dismissals – January 2019

Here is a summary of the companies where jobs were created and others were lost during the month of January 2019. RECRUITMENTS The electric car is gaining popularity, and the Quebec manufacturer of charging stations, AddÉnergie, will invest $ 30 million over the next few years to continue its growth and develop new markets in […]


Oddly enough

Women in Science – a Hard-to-Break Glass Ceiling

Although it has been noted and denounced for years, women remain underrepresented in the fields of science and research. Despite the existence of disparities between countries, the underlying trend remains the same: the level of education of young women is increasing without significant effects on the number of researchers or laureates in the sciences.   […]


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