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Tomorrow’s job market: what can we expect?

Jobs will be the key to Canada’s economic recovery, according to Toronto’s C.D. Howe Institute. In a recent note published at the beginning of the month, the think-tank established findings and proposals urging Ottawa to act with regard to employment insurance, dissemination of information, education and inclusion policy. Finding a place on the job market […]

Career management

Is office politics central to a successful career?

Accountemps has published the results of a survey on office politics. It turns out that more than half of Canadians are involved in it in some way, and many think it is essential for getting ahead in their career…   Office politics play an important role in the workplace. At least this is the opinion […]

Jobs search

Catching the job bus

Roulo-Boulo’s mission: If you cannot go to the job; the job will come to you. Roulo-Boulo is a job bank, in a bus, that roams around downtown Montréal helping youths—between 16 to 35 years old—find work. Painted a visible orange, the Carrefour jeunesse-emploi (CJE) bus was a tremendous success last year and will come back […]

Company life

Agile management : How to implement it in your business

The concept is nice in theory: an organization must have an agile management. But, how do you implement this management culture within your organization? And how does it work on a daily basis? The concept of agile management  “Basically, the concept of agile management stems from the IT world, where projects are often very heavy […]

Career management

Career : Is the community sector for me ?

The community sector is a particular world closer to the human element and far removed from corporate motives. An experienced member of this sector tells us about its advantages and characteristics.  When we asked Amélie Lafortune-Lauzon on the essential qualities of communal work, she answered without so much as a preamble. “You need to want […]

Company life

Working with your dog: pros and cons

A few days a week, Violaine Boucher arrives at work with Rocky, her two-year-old labradoodle. She is not alone in doing this: over 15 Moment Factory employees bring their dogs to work on a regular basis. An overview of this new trend within companies. Its many benefits According to a US scientific study published in […]


Oddball interview questions

Some recruiters commonly use odd—to say the least—interview questions to catch candidates unprepared. Glassdoor has published the cream of the crop in terms of strangeness, but be forewarned, some of them will leave you scratching your head! While candidates try to prepare for recruiters’ trick questions, they cannot possibly imagine some of the unexpected things […]

Jobs search

Social media: HR is sensitive to candidates’ faux pas

In the digital age, posting comments on social media has become commonplace. However, it is not without harm and can cost job applicants their job. This is what a recent study revealed, published by Office Team, a division of Robert Half. Before hiring, human resources managers do not hesitate to consult candidates’ profiles on social […]


Cities in western Canada are more favourable to entrepreneurs

According to the 8th annual report on Entrepreneurial Communities published by the CFIB, the cities of Western Canada appear to be the most dynamic in terms of entrepreneurship this year. As are the outskirts of large cities. There are several pieces of information to keep in mind in the final report from the Canadian Federation […]

Career management

Are You Treating Your Supervisor Well?

According to a US study, supervisors are more likely to suffer from anxiety or depression than any other employee within an organization. Why? There certainly is a glamorous side to being promoted to a management position. After all, it signifies progress in one’s career and is often accompanied by a salary increase. Researchers at Columbia […]

Rights and labour standards

Disrespect at work : A nuisance to consider

What is disrespect at work ? Does it happen in businesses? What are the consequences of disrespectful behaviour? These are the questions which a CROP poll, undertaken for the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréées du Québec, wanted to answer. Respect, collaboration, politeness, good manners and courtesy are some rules of conduct which ensure well-being […]

Rights and labour standards

Overtime for 41% of Canadians work

According to an estimate conducted by the Regus company, these Canadians who do overtime perform between 8 and 12 additional hours each week. A trend that is not surprising in an increasingly connected society. In its survey of 44,000 companies around the world, Regus found that 41% of Canadian professionals tend to rack up overtime hours […]

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