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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 […]


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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 […]


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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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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 […]


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Potential solutions for better integration of neuro-atypical employees

More and more people with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are claiming their place on the job market. As employers, how are they to be brought on board? Marie-Ève Cantin, an educational specialist and one of the initiators of the L’Aut’Lieu project, offers some ideas. Today, accessibility often comes down to […]


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So now, cannabis at work?

Six months after the legalization of recreational cannabis, the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés du Québec and the Conference Board of Canada have unveiled the results of surveys showing that carnage has not happened in the workplace… but certain questions remain unresolved. The fears were high. They were largely unfounded, based on surveys […]


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Some Tips for Handling Delicate Conversations Better

Whether it’s announcing the elimination of a position or raising the inappropriate behaviour of an employee, HR professionals have to be tactful to effectively manage conversations that can sometimes be rather delicate. What attitudes and strategies do they need to adopt? Open the conversation calmly A consultant for a firm that specializes in human resources […]


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Do You Have Your Chief Happiness Officer?

Do your employees smile at the thought of coming to work? A Chief Happiness Officer (CHO), or happiness manager, could help you meet this challenge. What does the Chief Happiness Officer do? “His goal is to make the employee experience the most agreeable possible ,as soon as they pass through the office door,” explains Gabriel […]


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Is It Necessary to Recruit in Summer?

After the busy periods, June, July and August arrive, HR Manager, you are thinking that you can relieve the pressure somewhat, especially t0 recruit in summer. But are you sure this is a valid strategy? Here are three good reasons why recruiting in summer is a good idea … You have the time Nearly all companies, from which […]


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Companies Innovating Through Employee Creativity

In the current working world, where technology is gaining in importance, creativity remains one of the human skills essential to the success of a company. What strategy can be adopted to stimulate it more in boosting employee creativity? With the constant development of new technologies, companies have to reinvent themselves to meet the competition. According […]


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Are Sports Good for Morale and Productivity?

There is no longer any need to prove the virtues of sports: better health, better  quality of life, less stress… But did you know that the simple fact of organizing some friendly sport competition or everyone watching the Stanley Cup final together can also be good for your employees’ morale and increase their effectiveness? According to a Robert […]


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Do You Know How to Unplug Yourself?

Evenings, weekends, holidays: you can’t help avoid taking a peek at your work inbox to deal with details and emergencies or leave your phone turned on in case someone needs you. At a time when more and more countries are putting laws in place that favour the right to disconnect, learn about the best reflexes to completely cut […]


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