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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, […]


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Jobs in engineering – 2020 prospects

Engineers and engineering students are right to be optimistic about the future. Job prospects are bright in their field, according to a recent report from human resources services firm Randstad. In its most recent analysis of the Canadian labour market for engineers, Randstad found that the fastest growing disciplines by 2025 will be civil engineering, […]


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2020 – the year of flexible work?

Is the status of independent the future of work? According to an Intuit study, no less than 40% of the workforce in the United States will be made up of independent workers this year. This level has never been reached before. It is a trend that Canada has not completely missed. Here as well, the […]


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The number of IT jobs in Canada is constantly growing

In 2018, 61,000 jobs were created in the new technologies sector in Canada, according to a recent report from the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). These numbers can be expected to continue to increase in 2020. Are Canadians tech pros? Certainly! The rising trend in the number of jobs in the IT sector has been […]


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When going far away to work gives a boost to your career

Security guard, kitchen help, longshoremen, technical workers, crane operators, waiters… There is no shortage of job openings in Prince Rupert. In this village of 12,000 inhabitants located on the shores of the North Pacific, two hours by boat from Alaska, the port is in an economic boom, to the point that businesses are struggling to […]


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SUMMARY OF HIRINGS AND DISMISSALS – FEBRUARY 2020

Here is a summary of the companies where jobs were created and others were lost in February 2020. HIRINGS The fast-growing Dayforce software allows the Ceridian company to hire 400 people in 2020. Over the next five years, the number of new jobs will increase to 2,000 and these will be distributed in several of […]


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In Figures: the Quality of Jobs in Quebec

Historically low unemployment rate, significant wage increases and employment rate higher than ever – the job market is stable and vigorous in Quebec, according to the BMO-IDQ index. But the challenges of an ageing population and technological change are worrying. All is well in the best of worlds, you might think. Seen from purely economic […]


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Top 20 Good Professional Resolutions for 2020

The new year is fast approaching and it’s time to start thinking about your good resolutions for 2020. From a personal point of view, losing weight and quitting smoking are classics… But what about your 2020 professional goals? Here are 20 ideas to study. No worries: you don’t have to do everything, but setting two […]


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SUMMARY OF HIRINGS AND DISMISSALS – JANUARY 2020

Here is a summary of the companies where jobs were created and others were lost in January 2020. HIRINGS Like several renowned companies, including Nike and Visa, the technology firm Q4 inc. chose to settle in Hamilton, Ontario. This fifth office will provide 240 new jobs by the end of 2020. This addition follows a […]


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SUMMARY OF HIRINGS AND DISMISSALS – DECEMBER 2019

Here is a summary of the companies where jobs were created and others were lost in December 2019. HIRINGS The Prévost company, a bus manufacturer for more than 90 years, has obtained two orders for the manufacture of 330 buses to be delivered between 2020 and 2022. This announcement will maintain 20 jobs in Sainte-Claire […]


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Summary of hirings and dismissals – November 2019

Here is a summary of the companies where jobs were created and others were lost in November 2019. HIRINGS With more than 880 parking spaces and 400 additional products, the brand new Costco in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, located on Saint-Bruno Boulevard, created 90 new jobs when it opened in early November. Note that the average hourly wage […]


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