Interview

Interview

“Training is like a movie”, Gilles Chamberland

Gilles Chamberland, an expert on training issues and teaching methods and head of consulting firm Chamberland Services-Conseils, dispenses training for Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés (CRHA) on the theme of designing captivating and effective training activities.


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“We want to go beyond the limits of the organization, individuals and borders,” Florent Francoeur, P

Every year, the World Human Resources Congress is a big event for HR specialists all over the world. The 2010 edition has taken place in Montreal September 27 to 29. Florent Francoeur, President and CEO of the Ordre, which is organizing the event, presents the main trends.


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“Social networking sites are not a miracle cure,” Ben Yoskovitz, Standout Jobs cofounder

Although they are taking on a growing role in hiring, social networking sites are not yet a panacea. Ben Yoskovitz, cofounder of job portal Standout Jobs observes: : “They are good tools, but like any tool, they need to be used effectively.”


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“New technologies have revolutionized our methods”

Johanne Berry, founder of recruiting firm Tele-Ressources Staffing Resources Ltd. Johanne Berry founded Tele-Ressources in 1985. At the time, the staffing firms industry was in its infancy. How has this market changed over the past 25 years?


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“It was a particularly exciting year,” Gabriel Bouchard, President of Workopolis

“It was a particularly exciting year,” Gabriel Bouchard, President of Workopolis Despite the consequences of the economic crisis, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia succeeded in creating jobs over the past year. What does 2010 hold in store in this regard? Workopolis President Gabriel Bouchard takes stock of the situation.


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“2010 will be the year of optimism,” Marie Pinsonneault, Senior Partner, Hewitt & Associates

What were the lessons learned in 2009? Which major issues will human resources face in 2010? Marie Pinsonneault, Senior Partner in the Montreal office of Hewitt & Associates gives us her take.


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« Some HR people feel isolated with respect to the H1N1 issue. They shouldn’t ! »

How should organizations be reacting to H1N1 flu? What is the role of human resources in this problem? Lisa Bull, Manager, Training and Communications, LifeWorks at human resources consulting firm Ceridian Canada, shares with us her take and recommendations on these issues.


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TMP Worldwide now advises universities

Established for many years as a human resources and corporate marketing specialist, TMP Worldwide now offers its services to Canadian universities. An interview with Wayne Burns, Senior Vice-President, Canadian Region.


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You should change posture for ten minutes every hour, Patrick Vincent, Vincent Ergonomie

Bad posture at work and its unfortunate consequences is something that Patrick Vincent is thoroughly familiar with...


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“Job sites need to expand and diversify their services,” Brenda Dumont, Working.com

Launched on April 30, the new version of Working.com is easier to use and more interactive. On this occasion, we interviewed Brenda Dumont, national retail recruitment specialist, for more specifics and her point of view.


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How to handle a difficult manager ?

Ghislaine Labelle is the founder of Groupe Conseil SCO. Upper management's choice to focus on short-term results leads to a "short-sighted leadership". When employees confide in human resources, it's a warning sign that something is not right!!!


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MANDRAKE continues to expand

After buying out Claude Vézina et associés in 2007, Mandrake continued its buying spree with the acquisition of Venatus Conseil, an executive search firm, in early September.


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