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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 […]


Interview

The Right Answers to 6 Main Interview Questions

Overall, recruiters who interview someone looking for a job ask more or less the same questions, regardless of the position to be filled. To properly prepare for your appointment with your potential employer, learn to answer these classic questions.  Tell me about yourself “My name is First name Last name. I worked for X years […]


News

Equality: Employees and Employers Disagree on Progress

Accenture surveyed more than 30,000 employees and 1,700 senior executives in 28 countries on the culture of workplace equality. Titled “Getting to equal 2020: The hidden value of culture makers”, the report reveals considerable gaps between the views of leaders and those of employees. According to an Accenture report, employees are increasingly concerned about culture […]


News

COVID-19 – Employers, Stay Informed!

The measures taken to counter the coronavirus pandemic have major impacts on employers across the country, and the situation is evolving… Here is a list of reliable sources to monitor the situation and find answers to your HR questions. The Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST) […]


News

Well-Being More Important than Salary

According to a recent survey by Morneau Shepell, 60% of Canadian employees would be ready to change jobs and accept a lower salary in exchange for better support for personal well-being. Highlights. Fostering stress management Close to half of respondents said that the psychological demands associated with their job had increased in the past two […]


Pay and benefits

Salary – Tips on How to Talk About It With Your Boss

Does the prospect of talking about salary with your superior keep you awake at night? If you are well prepared for this conversation, there is no reason to worry about it. Here are some tips for a successful interview. According to John Meese, director at BambooHR, you should not be afraid to talk about money […]


Jobs search

Is the Cover Letter Out of Date?

Often feared by job seekers, the cover letter seems to have lost its significance in the eyes of recruiters. Will the new decade sound the death knell? The idea of bringing out one’s notions of literary composition can make the hair of many job seekers stand on end. This is especially true since the cover […]


Company life

5 resolutions for harmonious relationships at work

Managers and human resources directors have everything to gain by fostering harmony in the office. Here is a non-exhaustive list of essential steps to take to build strong, down-to-earth relationships at work. Know yourself Before starting to manage others, a good manager will get to know himself for several reasons. First, you must be able […]


News

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 […]


Oddly enough

Improvisation, a unifying activity

Team spirit is a skill that works. Why not rely on improvisation and employee creativity to improve it? In business, there is little room for improvisation if you want to achieve your goals and be professional. But that doesn’t mean that improvisation has no place in the office! In fact, as a team building activity, […]


Company life

Being a good corporate citizen pays off!

Employers, do you want to improve your turnover rate? Be socially involved! According to a study by Imagine Canada, companies with a strong commitment to their community create a feeling of loyalty among their employees and reduce the number of resignations. This report, published in 2019 and entitled Profits, Objectives and Qualified Employees: Trends and […]


News

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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