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How to Change Employee Behaviour

One may want more motivated and productive employees, but it’s still true that it’s a question of willingness… by the main stakeholders! How can we make sense of work environment transformations to promote better perception? Open-plan workspaces, blended teams, refurbishing of equipment, frequent trials of new communication methods: this is the daily lot of many […]

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Open Area Offices for Healthy Employees

A brake on productivity, easier spread of diseases, more frequent disturbances – there are many reasons not to opt for an open area office. Now scientists have just given them a big benefit that may well make you give in to the trend, if you haven’t already done so… According to a new study published […]

Pay and benefits

Successful Salary Negotiation – Some Avenues

It is always delicate to negotiate a starting salary or a salary increase with an employee, especially when they are critical for the company. Here are some tips for successful negotiation. A CROP-CHRP survey conducted in March 2018, reveals that 41% of Quebec workers believe they are being paid less than they deserve. In the […]


Canada for Gender Equality at the G7

For its presidency of the G7, Canada has made gender equality a priority, particularly in the energy sector, under the leadership of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who has designated gender equality and women’s empowerment as one of the main themes of the summit. The Advisory Council on Gender Equality for the Canadian presidency of the […]


Retention – One Canadian Employee Out of 4 Looking for a New Job

According to a Randstad report, 25% of Canadian employees think that they will change jobs during the next year. The challenge of retention is still a crying need. While the unemployment rate is low and quality jobs are proliferating, workers are increasingly free to change jobs as soon as they feel the need. This is […]



Here is a review of the companies that have announced hirings and layoffs during September 2018. HIRINGS The well-known Canada Goose clothing brand will open a third manufacturing facility in Winnipeg – the largest of Canada Goose’s seven plants in the country. The company intends to create no less than 700 new jobs over the […]


Technology – 93% of Recruiters Have Made a Hiring Mistake

All recruiters know that there is often a mismatch between the skills they are seeking and those that candidates possess. A new study from Robert Half Technology confirms it. A very large majority of hiring decision-makers in the information technologies sector admit that they have made a mistake in recruitment: 93% have already hired someone […]

Company life

4 Best Practices to Promote Diversity 

Diversity and inclusion are recognized today as being drivers of performance and competitiveness. Here are 4 best practices to promote diversity. 1. Stop making it an option According to the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI), there is no doubt that the global competitiveness of Canadian companies depends on the variety of ideas and the […]


A review of hirings and layoffs – August 2018

Here is a review of the companies that have announced hirings and layoffs during August 2018. Hirings  1. To package and ship its products, the American online retail giant Amazon will open a warehouse of nearly 100,000 square feet in the Ottawa area. The construction of these new facilities will create more than 1,500 jobs, […]

Company life

6 Tips to Get Back to Work Efficiently!

Vacations are over. Do you find yourself back behind your desk but unable to dive into your work without thinking nostalgically about the relaxation of the last few weeks? 6 tips to get back to work efficiently! 1. Sort your messages You have probably received hundreds of emails while you were away, but how many […]


Brown-Out: When You Lose Motivation at Work

It’s a new form of work-related depression that may well become more common in the coming years. Brown-out, which literally refers to a “drop in power”, affects more and more workers. But what is this new disorder and what are the symptoms to watch out for? Brown-out must not be confused with burn-out, which describes […]

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Professional burnout – women are at higher risk

According to a study of industrial relations and sociology by the Université de Montréal, women are more susceptible to professional burnout than men, due to the nature of their work. Female employees often find themselves working in positions where they are overqualified. “Overqualificatoin can arise from a glass ceiling effect where women are less likely […]

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