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Working From Home 101

During this period of the COVID-19 pandemic, where physical distancing is essential, many professionals are discovering teleworking and attempting to tame this new way of accomplishing their tasks. However, this comes with challenges, especially if it lacks structure… and fun. Here are five tips for getting your work done well at home. Create a routine […]


Career management

Testimonial: My Summer Job Became My Year-Round Job

You think of it as a temporary job. For two or three months, at most. Summer good times. And surprise! You end up taking on this summer job… all year round. At the time, Karl was studying administration. But his passion was far from the world of management! In fact, Karl was crazy about kayaking. […]


News

In Isolation, the Best Collaboration Tools

Your entire team is working remotely at this time of the COVID-19 crisis: now is the time to test new collaborative platforms. An opportunity to improve your communications and maximize productivity. You will never go back. You already know Google’s collaborative tools, and may you even use the very popular professional messaging tool Slack. Add […]


Career management

The Best Jobs for Remote Working

In these times of confinement, remote working is required as a solution to continue to earn a living despite voluntary or mandatory isolation, which could last for several months. Fortunately, there are some unexpected jobs that lend themselves well to remote working. Here they are. Virtual assistant These are sometimes also called telesecretaries. This occupation […]


News

Special COVID-19 – Review of hirings and dismissals – March 2020

The world of work experienced unprecedented upheavals in March due to measures imposed by the federal and provincial governments to limit the spread of COVID-19. Here is an overview of the employment situation in the country. Massive job losses This is now a cliché: the situation is changing rapidly – and the statement also applies […]


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Losing Your Job Because of Coronavirus: Emergency Assistance

On March 16, the Quebec government announced its intention to pay $573 per week (non-taxable) as emergency assistance to workers affected by COVID-19. The Temporary Aid for Workers Affected by COVID-19 Program (PATT COVID-19) aims to support three categories of people, for a maximum of 28 days: those with or having symptoms of the disease, […]


Interview

The Right Answers to 6 Main Interview Questions

Overall, recruiters who interview someone looking for a job ask more or less the same questions, regardless of the position to be filled. To properly prepare for your appointment with your potential employer, learn to answer these classic questions.  Tell me about yourself “My name is First name Last name. I worked for X years […]


Company life

How to Manage Bullies at Work

Do you know a colleague who behaves like a real bully, as if he were still in the schoolyard? Here’s how to stop him before things get out of hand. Observe Are we dealing with a truly nasty and ill-intentioned personality or rather an inept person? A real bully will be disparaging, try to isolate […]


Career management

Why change jobs?

While labour shortages are giving employers across the country headaches, many workers are evaluating their options to get the most out of the situation. A recent Indeed survey of 1,000 Canadian full-time workers found that 32% of respondents want to change jobs within two years, while 25% have already taken action. A look back at […]


Pay and benefits

Salary – Tips on How to Talk About It With Your Boss

Does the prospect of talking about salary with your superior keep you awake at night? If you are well prepared for this conversation, there is no reason to worry about it. Here are some tips for a successful interview. According to John Meese, director at BambooHR, you should not be afraid to talk about money […]


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How to Play Sports at Work

Physical activity is essential for health, but it can be difficult to find the time or motivation needed before or after a long day at work. Fortunately, there are solutions to keep you busy in the office and stay fit. If your premises are equipped Some employers, concerned about the well-being of their employees, set […]


Jobs search

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 […]


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