Interview

Interview

Required skills: when it’s too much (or too little)

Recruiters sometimes throw themselves into it when they write up a job offer, specifying a host of criteria sought, numerous assets and long experience. The result: fewer irrelevant CVs... but is it really a sensible strategy?


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The Art Of Recruiting Creative Types

The ‘creative’ employee is often the cornerstone of a company, particularly in the marketing and video game industries. How to attract, recruit and retain this highly sought after talent? We talk with Pierre-Luc Labbée, recruiter at Framestore in Montreal.


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Pay Transparency: A Plus for Employers

A recent PayScale survey shows that a company that is more transparent about its remuneration gets more satisfied employees. We talked with Guylaine Béliveau, a human resources consultant.


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Is The Candidate Compatible With Your Corporate Culture?

They are competent, qualified and their resume is truly impressive. But is the candidate you want to hire compatible with your company's values? Five tips to help address this issue.


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Managing Talent: A Worthwhile Decision!

Cadleen Désir is the head of Déclic, a company that specializes in educational intervention with children aged 0 to 12 years old. Recently, she adopted a talent management method based on the enhancement of the strengths of each team member. Within a year, she has seen a 40% bump in productivity, and has recorded a much higher growth than in previous years.


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How To Fail At Team Building

Many business leaders organize team building activities to consolidate team spirit within the company and improve performance... and it’s all wrong. Laurent Vorelli, HR Propulsion Director and specialist in organizing team building activities, shares the common mistakes to avoid.


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Six Tips for Successful Internal Communications

Informed employees are employees motivated to work! The key to achieving this: clear and relevant internal communication strategies. But which are the best practices to put in place? Chantal Dauray, president of Concerta Communications, the agency that specializes in internal communication, answers.


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Interview with Julie Hubert, founder of Workland

On the web since January, Workland wants to "revolutionize" online recruitment by measuring the degree of compatibility between a company and its candidates. An interview with Julie Hubert, founder of this new web platform. 


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Employers and the art of transparency

A successful interview is based on transparency, from both the candidate and the recruiter. For the latter, however, some truths are best left behind. What exactly should or shouldn’t a recruiter disclose? Guy Larivière, CHRP, Director, Executive Search at CFC Dolmen answers


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“Interpersonal relations are just as important as technical skills.”

On average, Canadian managers spend 16% of their time—or two months a year—intervening in employee disputes. Here is Robert Half and Accountemps Branch Manager Natacha Tougas’s take on the situation.


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“Everything is done quite informally”, Hubert Lavallée, General Manager of TST Energy Systems

With fewer than some 20 employees in Quebec and Alberta, TST Energy Systems is a company on a human scale. This doesn’t stop it from implementing innovative actions aimed at building employee loyalty—far from it. General Manager Hubert Lavallée shares the various measures taken to promote employee well-being at the company, which specializes in energy efficiency.


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François Dufour: “Contacting relevant, invisible candidates”

LinkedIn announced the launch of two new solutions for recruiters at its Talent Connect conference in late November. François Dufour, Director of Marketing for LinkedIn recruiting solutions, discusses these new tools and how they work.


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