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Rights and labour standards

Have You Compared Your Current Salary With the Market?

After the expenses of the holiday season, now is the time to start off the New Year on the right foot. Why not compare your salary with the market? Who knows? You might be able to get the increase you’ve been hoping for for a long time.   There are many tools to find out […]


News

Canadians Are Underemployed

Although still little recognized, underemployment affects more than 844,000 people in Canada. This is reported in the Uncovering Underemployment white paper published in November 2019 by Deloitte and Toronto’s Pearson Airport. The underemployed are those whose skills, experience and abilities are underused. The employee concerned may be underpaid, overqualified for their position, and also work […]


News

Occupational Burnout: Employers’ Next War Horse

A new study conducted by the CSA Group shows that creating a national standard will make it possible to deploy more measures aimed at reducing the stress and burnout some workers experience. At present, cases of burnout in this country are skyrocketing. Today’s working environments and conditions are believed to be contributing to this increase […]


News

SUMMARY OF HIRINGS AND DISMISSALS – JANUARY 2020

Here is a summary of the companies where jobs were created and others were lost in January 2020. HIRINGS Like several renowned companies, including Nike and Visa, the technology firm Q4 inc. chose to settle in Hamilton, Ontario. This fifth office will provide 240 new jobs by the end of 2020. This addition follows a […]


News

SUMMARY OF HIRINGS AND DISMISSALS – DECEMBER 2019

Here is a summary of the companies where jobs were created and others were lost in December 2019. HIRINGS The Prévost company, a bus manufacturer for more than 90 years, has obtained two orders for the manufacture of 330 buses to be delivered between 2020 and 2022. This announcement will maintain 20 jobs in Sainte-Claire […]


Rights and labour standards

Legalization of Cannabis – One Year Later, Where Are the Employers?

One year after the legalization of cannabis in Canada, a survey by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) provides an update on the state of this (new) reality in the workplace. Disorganized – this is how many Canadian entrepreneurs feel about the legalization of cannabis, one year after the law came into force. At […]


Interview

How to Conduct a Behavioural Interview

This type of job interview is gaining in popularity. It lets the recruiter identify the future behaviours of candidates in a given situation, based on his behaviour in past situations. How do you prepare for a behavioural interview?  Its growing popularity stems from the fact that the behavioural interview is the most effective way to […]


Pay and benefits

With No Negotiation Beyond Pay, 32% of Canadians Reject the Job Offer

According to a Robert Half survey, Canadian workers want to be able to negotiate with employers, including on non-pecuniary benefits. 32% of respondents would even reject the job offer if the company refuses this negotiation. Candidates want proof that employers are ready to negotiate aspects other than salary, especially candidates with the profile sought. 32% […]


Pay and benefits

What Can You Negotiate (Besides Salary)?

It can sometimes be difficult to negotiate salary as such, because companies respect ranges that depend on position, experience, seniority, etc. But there are other elements you can try to get for better remuneration and better quality of life. Find out which. Work time and terms The work time schedule and the possibility of adapting […]


Jobs search

Looking For a Job? Here’s What to Avoid at All Costs!

Finding an exciting and rewarding job is not easy! Here are some faux pas that can ruin everything… right from square one. Not coming to terms with a job experience Dismissal, psychological harassment, seeking new challenges… The end of a job should never be taken lightly. It’s necessary to take the time to take on […]


Company life

9 Out of 10 Employees Go to Work Even If They Are Sick

Aches and pains, a bit feverish and congested? Whatever, you managed to get out of bed and get to work, like 90% of employees surveyed by Accountemps in the fall of 2019. What drives this presenteeism and how can it be countered? The main reason respondents gave for their presence – rather than staying in […]


Interview

The Exploratory Meeting – A Tool to Revive Your Job Search

More subtle than sending a resume, the exploratory meeting is a way to open doors to potential employers without necessarily appearing to beg for a job… Let’s see what it is. The exploratory meeting is an informal meeting that is requested with a director, manager or professional of the same hierarchical level, to obtain information […]


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