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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


77% of Employees Are Ready to Leave to Improve Their Well-Being

A new survey shows that compensation is no longer the top priority for Canadian workers. They would be willing to make concessions on this in exchange for better well-being.  According to a survey by Morneau Shepell of 8,000 people in Canada, the United States and England, 77% of Canadian employees are ready to change jobs […]



Here is a summary of the companies where jobs were created and others were lost in February 2020. HIRINGS The fast-growing Dayforce software allows the Ceridian company to hire 400 people in 2020. Over the next five years, the number of new jobs will increase to 2,000 and these will be distributed in several of […]

Career management

5 Ways to Network Like a Pro

There is no longer any doubt about the many benefits of networking. How can you use it to stand out and, especially, to avoid missing opportunities? Here are five strategies to achieve this! Have a clear plan  It’s not enough to dress up! Before the meeting, make sure to review the goals. If possible, take […]


In Figures: the Quality of Jobs in Quebec

Historically low unemployment rate, significant wage increases and employment rate higher than ever – the job market is stable and vigorous in Quebec, according to the BMO-IDQ index. But the challenges of an ageing population and technological change are worrying. All is well in the best of worlds, you might think. Seen from purely economic […]


The Labour Shortage: the #1 Issue for Canada’s Retail Trade

For some years now, the retail trade has been severely understaffed. As of June 30, 2019, there were 16,480 vacant position in Quebec and 64,395 across Canada. Of the 17 sectors grouped by the Détail Québec organization, all are experiencing a scarcity or, worse, a shortage of labour. Is this situation alarming? Are there solutions? […]

Rights and labour standards

Do You Know How to Integrate Immigrant Workers?

Cultural diversity is a strength for all employers… provided you know how to manage it! Does your company know the best practices in hiring and integration of immigrant workers? Did you know that certain tools and programs can help you find and support foreign candidates?  Why hire immigrants? According to an OECD report on recruitment […]


Top 20 Good Professional Resolutions for 2020

The new year is fast approaching and it’s time to start thinking about your good resolutions for 2020. From a personal point of view, losing weight and quitting smoking are classics… But what about your 2020 professional goals? Here are 20 ideas to study. No worries: you don’t have to do everything, but setting two […]

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