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The right to disconnect: Quebec’s turn soon?

About five years after France adopted a law on the right to disconnect, a first Canadian province has legislated on it. Since June 2nd, Ontario businesses with 25 or more employees are required to have a written disconnection policy – a first in North America. Effectively, the Ontario law defines disconnection as follows: “Not transmitting […]


News

A review of hirings and dismissals – November 2022

Some companies have recently laid off large numbers of their employees, while others have announced new job openings. Balance sheet. HIRES Currently in an intensive recruitment period, Revenu Québec has announced that around 100 positions are currently available (French version only) in several sectors of activity, including customer service, information technology, accounting and law. The City […]


Oddly enough

Quiet quitting: is Quebec immune to this phenomenon?

In the United States, more than 50% of the workforce might be practising quiet quitting, a trend where people  do the bare minimum in order to satisfy the expectations of their managers, no more and no less. This was revealed in June by a study conducted by the Gallup polling firm. Since July, this pattern […]


News

Report on hirings and dismissals – September 2022: Employment remains stable

The number of jobs changed little in September, according to data from Statistics Canada’s most recent Labor Force Survey. After declining in August, employment rose very slightly. Among young women aged 15 to 24, it fell for a second consecutive month. However, it increased in the category of young men and among women aged 25 […]


Jobs search

Montreal National Job Fair – October 13 & 14, 2022

This is the 16th edition of The National Job Fair in Montreal. The National Job Fair will be held, this year again, in the spectacular exhibition hall of the he Olympic Stadium. Visitors will be able to find companies from sectors as varied as aeronautics, pharmaceuticals, education, government services, health, transport, security … Free admission for the […]


News

A review of hirings and dismissals – August 2022 : the unemployment rate is rising

Employment fell by 40,000 in August, according to data from Statistics Canada’s most recent Labor Force Survey. This decline in employment mainly concerns young women aged 15 to 24 and people aged 55 to 64. It has been observed in British Columbia, Manitoba and Nova Scotia. The most affected sectors are educational services, which suffered […]


Interview

How should I prepare for a virtual interview?

Virtual interviews are here to stay. They were extremely rare two years ago. They have now become the norm. How can you be in top form for a live interview from your living room? Here are some tips to help you prepare. Basic rules still apply Face to face or remote, some actions are imperative. […]


News

“Workcations”: a trend that is not about to run out of steam

 ”Workcations”, a contraction of the words “work” and “vacations”, are increasingly popular with employees. Working remotely from a place other than home is in vogue with the growing popularity of telecommuting. The pandemic has shaken up the way we work. Teleworking has become widespread and now allows the luckiest people, with the agreement of their […]


News

Job interview: is “ghosting” becoming more and more widespread?

The expression “ghosting”, a phenomenon popularized through online dating platforms, means the fact of “disappearing” and not giving any more news. While there is currently a major labour shortage, candidates today are spoiled with the choice of positions. According to recruiting experts, this position of power encourages workers to disappear down a rabbit hole before […]


News

A review of hirings and dismissals in Canada – June 2022

After stabilizing in April, employment numbers are rising again in Canada, according to data from Statistics Canada’s most recent Labor Force Survey (LFS). This increase is linked to the increase in full-time work among young women aged 18 to 24 (53,000, an increase of 10%) and among women aged 25 to 54 (63,000, an increase […]


News

Does remote work make it easier to hire disabled workers?

Interview with Laurence Marin, Executive Director of Regroupement des organismes spécialisés pour l’emploi des personnes handicapées (ROSEPH) [Group of specialized organizations for the employment of people with disabilities]. Remote work is a benefit for certain disabled people The pandemic revolutionized the world of employment. Remote work is now the norm for a large number of […]


News

A review of hirings and dismissals in Canada – May 2022

Employment stabilizes The employment rate remained at 61.9% in April After two consecutive months of increases, the employment rate has changed little and stabilized in Canada, according to data from Statistics Canada’s most recent Labor Force Survey. Job gains in professional, scientific and technical services and in public administration were offset by declines in construction […]


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