Articles by Takwa Souissi

Career management

Temporary Employment – a Variety of Job Opportunities

Gone are the days when temporary employment was reserved for day labourers in factories. Here is a compilation of fields that increasingly depend on temporary workers to meet growing labour needs. You might be surprised!   1. Specialists in Human Resources. This advisor will be involved in various matters such as skills management, employee relations, […]


Interview

Questions You Could Be Asked in a Call Centre Job Interview

Are you applying for a job at a call centre? Some current and former employees share some of the questions they were asked in interviews. Take notes! “Sell me this pencil…” …or this telephone, this printer, this chair! The idea is to take you by surprise and assess your sales instinct, your mood, your quick […]


Oddly enough

Employees who hide for romance…

You are developing well within your company when romance surprises you around the corner of a cubicle… Are you uneasy about reporting this relationship to your employer? If the answer is yes, rest assured, you are not alone! A new study by ADP Canada reveals the necessity to clarify policies about romantic relationships in the […]


Jobs search

10 Tips to Make a Good First Impression

The first impression left with a potential employer can be decisive. Here are 10 tips to to avoid harming your entrance onto the stage, beyond the well-known “firm, but not too firm” handshake. The first impression is crucial Why is it important to make a good first impression? Because it lasts a long time and […]


Not to be missed

How to Preserve your Professional Image on Social Media

Your online presence is now almost as important as your physical presence. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn… How do you protect and preserve your professional image on social media? According to studies, the figure varies but it is estimated that the percentage of employers who take the time to inspect the social media presence of their candidates […]


Entrepreneurship

Is it Necessary to Discuss your Self-Employment During a Job Interview?

Looking for a job to put food on the table while trying to set up your business project at the same time is quite legitimate. But should you discuss it to a future employer? And if so, how to discuss your self-employment during a job interview? Mathieu Guénette, guidance counsellor and founder of the company Les […]


Company life

Having a Delicate Conversation With Employees

For all HR managers, having a delicate conversation with employees can be difficult. There are however some tips to succeed with such a discussion and create a positive impact. Fernand Bélair, certified human resources consultant and an expert at conflict resolution, knows a few things about it. Animated discussions and delicate subjects arise regularly in […]


Jobs search

Does a false CV automatically lead to dismissal?

Many surveys confirm it – about 40% of the population have lied on their CV. A diploma that wasn’t completed, an exaggerated internship, software not mastered… candidates often inflate their skills to gain access to the coveted position. But once hired and unmasked, how serious are these lies? “A false cv is never good, but […]


Company life

Your employees – the best headhunters

To find that rare gem, more and more companies are exchanging public job offers for personal social networks. This collaboration between human resources and employees even has a name: collaborative recruitment. It must be said that asking existing employees for references has many benefits for employers. Among these are reliability and speed. So existing employees […]


Toolbox

5 Tips for Improving A Collaborative Office

Collaborative offices are gaining popularity. They are more than simply open spaces. How do you optimize your company's office space to promote exchanges and creativity without compromising productivity? Here are some ideas to consider.


Oddly enough

Teamwork : What chickens have taught us!

Select the best candidates, put them together and you have a super teamwork! True? Perhaps, but the equation is not that simple, especially if one looks at the recent results of a study on the issue, one that included chickens. Focusing on the notion of productivity, William Muir, a scientist at Purdue University in the […]


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