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How to Conduct a Behavioural Interview

This type of job interview is gaining in popularity. It lets the recruiter identify the future behaviours of candidates in a given situation, based on his behaviour in past situations. How do you prepare for a behavioural interview?  Its growing popularity stems from the fact that the behavioural interview is the most effective way to […]


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The Exploratory Meeting – A Tool to Revive Your Job Search

More subtle than sending a resume, the exploratory meeting is a way to open doors to potential employers without necessarily appearing to beg for a job… Let’s see what it is. The exploratory meeting is an informal meeting that is requested with a director, manager or professional of the same hierarchical level, to obtain information […]


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What Happens at the Second Job Interview?

Employers are requiring a second job interview more and more frequently. This is an opportunity for you to present yourself in more depth and ask your nagging questions. Here are our five tips to make the most of this second meeting. Be glad Being called to a second interview is excellent news, and it means […]


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Questions You Could Be Asked in a Call Centre Job Interview

Are you applying for a job at a call centre? Some current and former employees share some of the questions they were asked in interviews. Take notes! “Sell me this pencil…” …or this telephone, this printer, this chair! The idea is to take you by surprise and assess your sales instinct, your mood, your quick […]


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IT: Four questions you could be asked in an interview

Recruiters say it and repeat it: serious preparation leads to the best job interviews. Here are some draft answers to some of the most frequently asked questions for IT candidates. Take notes! 1. Tell me about a project that you recently improved in terms of quality, speed or efficiency. What did you learn during the […]


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Ways to Give Meaning to Work

Generation Y workers want a “meaningful” job. As an HR professional, how do you instill meaning into work? Find the best practices to give meaning to work.  Reigniting the flame Having a meaningful job is an increasingly important concern for workers. How do you ensure, as a manager, that employees feel motivated and involved in […]


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The Art of Feedback

It’s not always easy to provide feedback to your employees. Here are some effective methods to have the most impact. Continuous feedback Employees are increasingly asking for information to be given to them on a regular basis. How do you meet their expectations? By providing them with continuous feedback, that is, by taking every opportunity […]


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The Exit Interview and Why it Matters

When an employee resigns it is becoming more and more common to conduct an exit interview. How is it conducted? What do you gain from it? We spoke to Émilie Pelletier, CHRP and HR marketing and communication strategist at HRM Group. Less known than the hiring interview, the exit interview is gaining popularity among organizations […]


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How to Take Care of Your Employees’ “Moments of Truth”

“It’s not enough to hire the best talents, you have to put strategies in place to keep them,” says Catherine Rousseau, CHRP and guidance counsellor and HR marketing and experience strategist for the HRM Group.  Indeed, with professional leapfrogging becoming the norm, it is increasingly difficult to keep employees. Also, it is now necessary to […]


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Temporary Work as a Way of Life – Testimonial

A decade ago, temporary work was considered as extra income for professionals seeking permanent employment. However, today it is for many workers an attractive way of life. Emmanuel Caron, financial planner, has chosen to be a contractor and has a hard time leaving this type of contract and giving up the many benefits that ensue. […]


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Internal candidates: watch out for pitfalls

What a happy surprise to see the job of your dreams posted on your company’s intranet. Be careful though, because what seems to be an opportunity in your eyes could quickly prove to be a disadvantage… How do you prepare and behave for an internal recruitment? What links need to be woven within the company […]


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A job interview in a public place

Don’t be surprised if a recruiter proposes an interview in a public place. He has his reasons (spaces in the company not available, confidentiality of hiring in relation to existing employees or just a desire to make the best use of his time), but you now have new apprehensions: a place to evaluate, what to […]


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