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Who Wants a Summer Internship… Paid?

When you are a student, how to you get a paid internship in the summer (in your field)? It’s all a matter of starting the process at least three months before the summer. “Companies are usually planning for summer in January,” explains Audrey Moreau-Rousseau, a school and professional information consultant at UQAM. For the sake […]


Career management

You Have Been Demoted – How Should You React

More than half of Canadian human resources managers (58%) say that their company has demoted an employee. In 52% of cases, unsatisfactory performance was the cause. This is what a recent survey conducted by OfficeTeam found. But what attitude should be adopted when such news is announced? Being demoted obviously generates its share of emotions, […]


Training

Where Can a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry Lead?

She still had one more session at the Université de Sherbrooke, but Karine already had a job assured starting in the summer. As a project manager at Intersand, the new graduate is responsible for developing projects for animal health. For the young chemist, the days pass, each one different… “At the beginning of a project, […]


News

Professional Burnout: Take Action Before It’s Too Late

Despite better understanding in recent years, the professional burnout syndrome remains relatively poorly treated, partly because people afflicted with it do not identify it, or do so too late. Find out what the early symptoms are and how to react accordingly. The most common symptoms First of all, the symptoms of professional burnout can vary: not […]


Jobs search

Using Facebook Groups for Your Job Search

Many job offers in your field may never appear on official recruiting websites. But by using Facebook groups and being active in a targeted way on social media, you could find the most interesting and rare offers. How it’s done. Finding the right groups There are several ways to find the most interesting and active […]


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What If You Only Had One Interview Question to Ask?

We surveyed several recruiters to find out what is THE question that they would ask candidates if they were only allowed one interview question. Here is what they told us. “Why, at this point in your career, have you decided to choose our company? And how do you want to contribute to its success in […]


Company life

7 Tips for Managing Your Inventory Well

Having enough products in stock to meet customer demand while avoiding a surplus of goods that would increase costs – the right balance is not always easy to find. Here are some tips to follow for efficient inventory management. Text: Diane Stehlé Invest in stock management software Of course, you can use an Excel file to […]


Training

Newcomers: Getting Started in Your Accounting Career in Canada

Good news for immigrants with training and experience in accounting: there is a lot of work for them in Canada! But because the profession is complex and regulated, it is necessary to be armed with patience. Tips and process. There’s no point in sending your indistinct resume to all the accounting firms in town. In […]


Company life

The Art of the Cold Call, Demystified

A demanding exercise, the prospecting phone call (or cold call) still has great potential in business development. Here are some “mantras” to repeat to make this exercise smoother and more profitable! Put yourself in condition One of the keys to success is to believe yourself in the virtues of what you are selling. It’s good […]


Training

How to Become a Patent Agent

At the crossroads of science, engineering and law, a position as a patent agent will suit scientific minds eager to be at the forefront of innovation! The role of the patent agent This professional helps businesses or inventors define and obtain an intellectual property title to legally protect their inventions. “It’s like building a fence […]


Training

Security Officer – a Good Part-Time Job?

There is no need to be a graduate of higher education to become a security guard, but you will need to follow a short training course and meet certain requirements. During his university studies, André Lacroix had his sights on the best part-time job: security guard. “It was better paying than the odd jobs that […]


News

Summary of hirings and dismissals – April 2019

Here is a summary of the companies where jobs were created and others were lost during the month of April 2019. HIRINGS Some 60 new jobs will be created in Quebec City with the arrival of the Décathlon boutique, which will open in August 2019. By the end of the year, 3 new stores will […]


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