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Company life

A Call Centre Telecommute Job is Now Possible!

To attract and retain employees, call centres are modernizing and even offering telecommuting… under certain conditions. The image of small cubicles in a windowless call centre room is changing. These conditions were certainly not unrelated to the high turnover rate of the industry (the average employment duration is one year). With competition, employers had a […]

Jobs search

7 Awesome Job Search Resolutions for 2018

Whether you have been seeking a new job for several months or whether changing company is part of your good resolutions for 2018, you will have to take some initiatives to find an offer that suits you and convinces employers. Here are 7 awesome job search resolutions for 2018. 1. I will review my CV Whether […]

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Should Graduates Prefer SMEs or Large Companies?

For many graduates, wondering about what type of organization they would like to work in still seems to be a minor issue. Yet the daily working life in a SME generally is completely unrelated to that in a multinational. How are you to choose the type of organization that suits you best? Each type of […]

Career management

Essential personality traits for HR staff

The world of human resources is changing fast. To meet new expectations, HR departments must be made up of people who have certain traits. What are they? Here is a brief overview. In a company, the role of the human resources professional is often at the heart of decisions. “A HR manager is really an […]

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How to instill agility in HR services

Human resources have every interest in participating in this movement of business agility, which promotes innovation. But how? Flexibility, improved teamwork and increased productivity – the agile approach has many advantages. Philippe Mast, CHRP and co-founder of the CORTO.REV recruitment firm, considers this approach to be “self-learning and innovating”. He believes the agility we are […]


Record Shortage of Manpower: 361,700 Vacant Positions

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, the private sector had 361,700 vacant positions, according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), a record number. 2.8%: this is the vacancy rate, the proportion of vacant positions compared to all jobs available in the private sector across the country. The provinces most affected are British Columbia […]

Company life

Creating an Integration Schedule for New Employees

According to a LinkedIn study, 4% of employees leave their job after “a catastrophic first day”, while 22% resign in the first 45 days. How can this trend be reversed with a good integration plan? “The important thing is to have a plan, to have thought about it and to be ready before starting to […]

Jobs search

Recruitment 2.0: the future of human contact

Recruitment 2.0 – Since the advent of the internet and new technologies, which are becoming more and more important in everyday life, personal and professional relationships have changed. The job market and techniques for recruitment have not escaped this trend. From professional networks like LinkedIn to virtual portfolios, and job search sites that let you […]

Career management

Do We Still Need a Career Plan Nowadays?

Do we still need a career plan nowadays? The days when we spent 30 years of our life working for a single company are over. It is estimated that an individual will change employer at least five times during his career. So what is the point of a career plan? Stability and a linear professional […]


Review of Hirings and Layoffs – December 2017

Here is a review of businesses that have announced hirings and layoffs during December 2017. HIRINGS Establishing its North American headquarters in Montreal, the French company Zenika intends to hire 50 people within three years, especially in research and development. In France, this technology, managerial and organizational innovation firm ranked third in 2017 among the […]

Jobs search

Dare to apply without having all the qualifications !

Employers are increasingly demanding with regards to the skills of administrative employees. However, it is quite rare for a candidate to have all the requirements. Here are some tips of what to emphasize when you decide to apply without having all the qualifications. Zaïda B. Mangones, employability consultant at the Club de recherche d’emploi de […]

Rights and labour standards

How to Prevent and Manage Long-Term Absenteeism

An increase in disability cases, ageing workforce, multiplication of absences for mental health reasons… How to prevent and manage long-term absenteeism? Expert advice. The costs related to absenteeism and long-term absenteeism represent 20% of a company’s payroll, estimates Daniel Leduc, CRIA and lawyer in employment and labour law at Norton Rose Fulbright. “When a company […]

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