Company life

Company life

When Companies Open the Door to Physical Activity

Practising a company sport is becoming increasingly widespread. Whatever the size, your organization can always find a solution to encourage you to practise a sports activity, participate in a tournament or simply have you adopt the essential gestures conducive to relaxation. Don’t be fooled, the employer also has an interest in it – improved productivity […]


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5 Steps for Spring Cleaning at the Office

It’s not just at home that spring is a good time for organizing and housekeeping – at the office as well you can take advantage of these first rays of sunshine to put some order into your files and thereby gain efficiency. 5 steps to face April looking good. 1. Organize your workspace Some people […]


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Staff Turnover Rate – Canada Poorly Placed

LinkedIn has conducted a survey on the rate of staff turnover around the world. Canada ranks fourth among countries where it is the highest. 21% for France, 17.6% for the United Kingdom, 17.5% for Australia, 16% for Canada and 13% for the United States – staff turnover rates are reason for concern in these countries. […]


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3 Good Practices to Develop an Effective Succession Management Program

With the baby-boomers retiring, the growth of financial markets that accelerate departures and the global shortage of labour, more and more companies will have to develop an effective succession management program. Will yours be one of them? Here are three key elements to prepare for it. While in the past companies had an easy time […]


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Recruiting while Favouring Diversity – An Approach

Some companies are still reluctant to hire employees who are immigrants, women or disabled. However, many studies show that diversity promotes creativity, as well as reducing absenteeism, staff turnover and conflicts. According to Sylvie St-Pierre, human resources and diversity management consultant, the similarity effect plays a big role in recruitment practices. “The human being has […]


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7 Tips to Manage your Stress at Work

Deadlines, pressure from managers, results to be achieved, difficult customers, colleagues with anxieties, difficult period for the company…  There are many stress factors at work and for the most part they are out of your control. But there are some that you can take action on and others that you can learn to put in […]


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Stressed Employees are Less Engaged and Efficient

Morneau Shepell recently conducted a survey on workplace mental health with more than 1,500 Canadian employees. The results are alarming, both on stress levels and in terms of consequences for organizations. Morneau Shepell’s survey shows that 40% of managers and 34% of Canadian employees have suffered from extreme levels of stress in the last six […]


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The art of welcoming a new employee

Contrary to popular belief, it doesn’t cost much to give new employees a quality welcome and it must be an integral part of the strategies for their attraction and retention. What are the conditions for success? Many companies don’t give thought to onboarding of their new employees. “There are many who still view welcoming as […]


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Knowing how to celebrate victories in the company

Has the era of congratulations and rewards finally arrived in the company? Will employees be able to be congratulated for a particular achievement, like athletes who never fail to celebrate a victory? Realizing that celebrating a success could be beneficial for both the employee and the company, managers and business leaders are now giving free […]


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The Importance of Employee Experience

Companies have become aware that their employees are more involved at work when they are “pampered”. But not just in any old way, explains head of employee experience Bertrand Duperrin. According to the report The Experience Revolution from IBM, 62% of companies in China, Germany, India, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States have […]


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Top Priorities for HR Managers for 2018

The New Year is underway and good resolutions have begun to emerge, including in human resources. Top priorities for HR managers for 2018 will include improving engagement and productivity, and financial support for employees, particularly for retirement. According to the annual Human Resources Trends by Morneau Shepell, the top three priorities for HR managers for […]


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Games in the company are worthwhile

If you still have your inner child, rejoice: games are coming back in force in companies. Recruitment, training, customer service, innovation – no sector seems to be spared. Between good old traditional games, serious games and the gamification of professional processes, there is something for everyone… especially the employer. From card games to serious games […]


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