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Profession: Santa Claus

Rest assured, December 25 is still a long way off on the calendar. But the process of recruiting Santas, elves and fairies for corporate events and shopping centres is already well underway. What are the requirements to be able to don the mythical scarlet suit and the long snow-white beard? Victor Gaudreault, director of the […]


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Overqualified for the Job – How to Get it and Make Your Place

Whether it’s to change fields, return to a less stressful position or escape a declining industry, you are wanting a position for which you are overqualified. How do you convince the recruiter to hire you? And how do you fit in to your new work team? Some tips. The cover letter This is the key […]


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5 Essential Apps for your Job Search

What if the job of your dreams was at your fingertips, on your phone? Here are some apps to help job seekers in their daily quest. LinkedIn… the app The platform is well known and recognized. The app uses your profile already created on LinkedIn and your recent searches to select the best jobs for […]


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Job Search: How to Get Remotivated After the Summer Holidays

So you have taken a bit of a summer break in your job search, and that’s great – it’s important to recharge your batteries. But now you are having a hard time getting back into it… Here are some tips to get back into the game. Take stock If you have let go of your […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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Freshly graduated? We want you!

Recruit fresh graduates! According to a survey by the Robert Half staffing firm conducted among employers across Canada, 76% of senior executives are likely to hire those who recently graduated from a college or university. “Lack of experience”. This reproach addressed to new graduates has had its day. With the situation of full employment making it […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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Job search: make it personal

To find a job adapted to your needs and abilities, it’s essential to personalize your cv. But what aspects should you focus on to pique the interest of the recruiter? An expert answers us. In response to a job offer, an employer can often receive more than a hundred applications. The CV and cover letter […]


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