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Favouritism in Business or How to Survive the Boss’s Largesse

Larger office, more weeks of leave, longer break… If you are unhappy with favouritism shown to your colleague, act with tact and diplomacy so that the workplace atmosphere remains calm and productivity returns to its previous levels.     Some small and trivial gestures with unfortunate consequences Between being upset by Léon’s unjustified promotion and […]


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Is Salary Really Negotiable?

Even though a number of job offers claim that the salary is “negotiable”, a study by the Robert Half human resources consulting firm shows that few job seekers dare to negotiate a starting salary. What do recruiters think? Only 34% of 400 Canadian workers surveyed say they negotiated a higher salary on their last job […]


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What is Your Worth on the Job Market?

Many websites give the opportunity of learning our value on the job market. Can these tools help us negotiate a better salary? Yes, on condition of not being too financially greedy… Negotiating your salary is often very strategic – you have to know how to get the highest potential income, without losing your chances of […]


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Regulation of indecent compensation of senior executives

The compensation for certain top executives in Canada are so exorbitant that they are becoming immoral. This new public awareness – or even this revolt – is all the more legitimate since paying such wages does not always go hand in hand with the company’s profits and hirings. Some figures to make your head spin […]


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5 Ways to Boost Your Income in 2017

Most of us wouldn’t mind a little extra cash at the end of the month without necessarily having to work 90-hour weeks at many different jobs to get it. How can you boost your income when you’re already scrambling to save money? Here are 5 suggestions.   Ask for a Raise and Claim What you […]


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Compensation negotiation: think of the benefits!

There’s more than just salary to compensation negotiation. If your future employer cannot make a purely financial effort, you may be able to obtain benefits that are just as interesting.  Why would benefits work when salary won’t budge? Companies, especially major corporations, sometimes have salary scales that they cannot escape from without the risk of […]


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Benefits: Apply for a job at this grocery store and get land!

When looking for a job, we think about more than a salary – there are also benefits such as the type of car or flexible hours. The Farmer’s Daughter Country Market is offering something a bit more original. How are they to attract candidates when it is a small business located and a small island […]


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Salary negotiations: when it pays off to be outrageous

Those who dare abandon their self-consciousness or affected shyness when comes the time for salary negotiations and ask for the sky may be richly rewarded. Read on. This tip—or rather this revelation—comes from the results of a study published in July 2011 in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology. Conducted by Todd J. Thorsteinson of […]