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5 Myths About Working in a Call Centre

There are many misconceptions about the working conditions in call centres. Low-paid temporary employees who are constantly under surveillance… We enlighten you about the myths and realities of this singular environment. Wages are very low False. Everything is relative, but the average salary for a call centre employee in Canada is about $16 an hour. […]


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Optimizing a Job Search with Google

Google is a particularly effective tool for targeting interesting job offers, since it enables a quick and personalized search. Here are some tips for finding the job that’s right for you. Although many candidates first use job offer websites to find a job, Google is also a resource to consider for finding great career opportunities. […]


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Risks to Manage While Seeking a Job

Lack of money is the biggest risk faced by job seekers. Here are our tips of what to look out for and to reduce other risks from your lack of work. Financial risk The fear of financial fiasco may make you want to shorten your search by accepting the first job that comes along. No […]


Interview

What Happens at the Second Job Interview?

Employers are requiring a second job interview more and more frequently. This is an opportunity for you to present yourself in more depth and ask your nagging questions. Here are our five tips to make the most of this second meeting. Be glad Being called to a second interview is excellent news, and it means […]


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Summary of hirings and dismissals – August 2019

Here is a summary of the companies where jobs were created and others were lost in August 2019. HIRINGS In Montreal, Ormuco, which specializes in peripheral computing, received a $ 4 million investment from the Québec government, which will enable it to further develop its technology platform. Help that will create 40 new IT jobs. […]


Company life

The Feeling of Unfairness at Work, a Disorder of Our Time

Studies show that a staggering number of workers feel they are victims of injustice at work. It is a phenomenon which has affected many fields of business since the early 2000s. Tips and advice to turn things around. If Judith has the impression that she is paid less than Karim for equivalent work, she will […]


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Should You Hide Your Relationship with Your Colleague?

Romance in the office – it happens! According to a survey by ADP Canada, one Canadian professional in three has had a romantic relationship at work. What do you do in this situation? Do you hide it, like 45% of people who found themselves in this situation, or on the contrary talk about it openly? It […]


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SUMMARY OF HIRINGS AND DISMISSALS – JULY 2019

Here is a summary of the companies where jobs were created and others were lost in June 2019. HIRINGS Based in Saskatoon, technology firm Vendasta has secured a $ 40 million investment from private equity funds, which will allow it to hire 350 new employees by the end of 2022. The Recruitment Process is already […]


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After a job loss, what road will you take?

A study presented in Harvard Business Review (HBR) in April 2019 examined occupational trajectories following a job loss. Some people found a similar job and others changed fields. What factors explain these differences? In our days, losing your job is no longer an exception. The arrival of new technologies, changing business models, globalization and increased […]


Interview

Are you a perfectionist? There’s a cure!

Do you find it impossible to finish a job or to leave out some details in a file, because you think it will taint your reputation? Do you outdo yourself, but also suffer from anxiety due to your insecurity? Here is some advice from Matt Plummer, founder of the Zarvana online coaching service. Looking at […]


Company life

Learn how to master the elevator pitch

It’s called the elevator pitch, because it is intended to be persuasive in the short time of a ride on an elevator. The key to the elevator pitch is therefore to get straight to the point… but without forgetting anything. 7 tips for using it in your job search. Answer the 5 questions There is […]


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SUMMARY OF HIRINGS AND DISMISSALS – JUNE 2019

Here is a summary of the companies where jobs were created and others were lost in June 2019. HIRINGS Unity Technologies wants to create in Montreal the second largest studio of the group. Thus, the Danish company will triple its workforce, from 200 to 650 employees. The federal government offered $ 350,000 to assist the […]


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