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Employees Want to Earn More…

One-third of Canadian workers are considering looking for a new job in the next few months, and half of them are seeking a better salary, according to a study conducted by the Robert Half global staffing firm. These are employees who have been in the job for several months, who don’t hate their work, who […]


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, […]


News

SUMMARY OF HIRINGS AND DISMISSALS – OCTOBER 2019

Here is a summary of the companies where jobs were created and others were lost in October 2019. Hirings Quebec IT Services giant CGI has announced a major expansion of its Chicoutimi offices. Over the next three years, 100 new employees will be added to the 700 already in place. The CGI Center of Excellence […]


Company life

At work… is everyone tired?

An Accountemps survey shows that almost all managers in Canada consider their employees to be “exhausted” to a certain degree. Always being tired… is tiring! And unfortunately, a recent survey by the Accountemps firm reveals that the vast majority of Canadian workers feel exhausted. In fact, out of 400 office employees interviewed, 95% of them […]


News

Can You Recruit Without a Resume?

Historically, the resume is the recruiter’s Number One tool, his first point of contact with candidates. But other solutions are appearing more and more. Although this document is not (yet!) obsolete, learning to do without it can leave you open to interesting profiles that would not have reached you by this conventional route. The drawbacks […]


Rights and labour standards

What’s Changing in the New Labour Code?

Canada’s new Labour Code came into force on September 1, 2019. It guarantees more unpaid leave and breaks for 900,000 federal employees. More breaks One of the changes made by the Canada’s new Labour Code since early September is 30 minutes of unpaid break after each period of five consecutive hours of work. Note, however, that […]


Jobs search

Reasons for the Restaurant Labour Shortage

Chefs, cooks and other professionals in the restaurant field are rare. The stakes are high, with about 30,000 positions that will not be filled in Quebec by 2030, according to HR Tourism Canada. The reasons involve both society and the restaurant industry itself. Demographics and tourism The restaurant sector mainly employs young people, sometimes part […]


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The Caisse de dépôt bets $53 million on Neuvoo

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) will invest $53 million in the Neuvoo job website. This investment, in the form of share capital, will allow Neuvoo to continue its global expansion and optimize its platform, powered by artificial intelligence. Headquartered in Montreal and with offices in Europe and Latin America, the company […]


Company life

Working Part-Time and a Sense of Engagement: Mission Possible?

The sense of belonging in a company is often the most determining factor influencing employee motivation and performance. People who work part-time can also feel a sense of belonging, provided the company’s culture lends itself to it. According to researchers Liz Fosslien and Molly West-Duffy, authors of the book No hard feelings, the secret power […]


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Summary of hirings and dismissals – September 2019

Here is a summary of the companies where jobs were created and others were lost in September 2019. Hirings Amazon has announced plans to open a new order processing center in Scarborough, Ontario. The one million square foot warehouse, heavily robotic, will still need to hire no less than 600 new full-time employees. This will […]


Company life

Commuting – How to Help Your Employees

Good news – more and more employers are introducing sustainable mobility measures to help their employees get to work without clogging roads even more. A look at best practices. In this era of ecological transition, driving alone in your car is no longer an option. Companies know this and more and more of them are […]


Rights and labour standards

Employers: How to Enable the Right to Disconnect

The right to disconnect is a very current issue in the workplace. Although employees feel a certain pressure to stay “hooked” to their electronic devices even after work hours, companies can implement practices that help disconnect. In Quebec there is no law governing not being connected to work after office hours, although the issue is […]


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