Career management

Career management

Why do you Lose your Talents?

This is a figure that is of concern to all managers and employers: 43% of Canadians would quit their jobs for a better salary. The OfficeTeam recruitment firm conducted a study on the factors that may cause employees to quit their current job. The response is clear and sharp: 43% said a higher paycheque (39% […]


Career management

After Performance Assessments, Informal Feedback

Today’s companies are saying goodbye to employee performance management and turn to a less cumbersome process – informal feedback. The big players like Microsoft, General Electric, Deloitte and Adobe are following this new trend. According to the CEB management research firm, 49% of human resource managers intend to do the same during 2018. “Research shows […]


Career management

Do You Know About Work Sharing?

An overloaded schedule, finding it hard to spend time with your family… Juggling work and family life can sometimes be complicated and affect the morale and even the health of your employees, as is revealed by a study conducted by Quebec’s Institut national de santé publique. Combining the two and achieving equilibrium is still possible, […]


Career management

The Key Skills of Good Managers

Being a “good” manager depends on criteria specific to each company, such as its strategy and objectives. Aside from these contextual factors, there are however several “universal” skills that are essential to any talented manager. Here are the 3 main ones. Learning agility According to André Camiré, senior partner of Camiré and Associates Inc., a […]


Career management

Testimonial: I Chose to Work Part-Time and I Don’t Regret It

Having a part-time job is certainly a financial setback, but it is compensated by benefits in kind. Like Josiane Décoste, many employees choose to only work a few days a week to devote more time to their family or to parallel activities. For several decades, part-time work has been the preserve of women. According to […]


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How to Transform a Temporary Assignment into a Permanent job?

Did you just land a temporary job? Now is the time to go into overdrive! By highlighting your skills and know-how, you will put all the odds in your favour to transform a temporary assignment into a permanent job. In 2016, 14% of salaried workers held a temporary job, according to the Institut de la statistique […]


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 […]


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 […]


Career management

Balance your agenda…. to keep going

We are a generation that consumes life to the fullest, no compromise. We want a career, a family life, children and we want to keep a happy love life.  All that in 24 hours during which 8 hours are generally spent sleeping.  Result, we look at ourselves one morning, rings under our eyes, 35 years […]


Career management

So you’re looking for change: how should you let it be known?

Have you been in the same job for several years and are beginning to find the routine tedious? It’s quite normal to want a change, either upward or horizontally. Here are 5 tips on sharing your ambitions with your boss. Prepare in advance There should be no question of presenting yourself with a request for […]


Career management

Are you starting to get hungover from the new job?

Candidates are promised a fulfilling, new job, and work on exciting projects. They are lured by advancement opportunities and the positive appraisal from the team that they will join. In short, they are promised the world. During a new employee’s first week, he’s on a honeymoon. We present him to the team, show him how […]


Career management

Is office politics central to a successful career?

Accountemps has published the results of a survey on office politics. It turns out that more than half of Canadians are involved in it in some way, and many think it is essential for getting ahead in their career…   Office politics play an important role in the workplace. At least this is the opinion […]


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