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The Churn Rate – Challenge Number 1 in 2019

According to a survey conducted by the Morneau Shepell human resources company, reducing the churn rate by increasing worker engagement will be a priority for companies in 2019. Overview of this reality that affects many Canadian employers. The survey found that one of the priority goals for Canadian companies is to succeed in attracting and […]


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Digital Transformation – Companies Are Not Prepared!

Technological developments are transforming the way work is done, yet it seems that companies are reluctant to adapt accordingly. This is what a study by Avado and Censuswide has found. A training specialist, Avado wondered how employers are implementing apprenticeship and skills development programs to prepare for the digital transformation. It turns out that most […]


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What Needs to Be Done to Attract Rare IT Talents?

To recruit the best talents in information technologies, you have to be ready to untie the purse strings and be creative in the search for candidates. This is what a recent study by Robert Half concludes. The IT world is tough! A survey by the Robert Half firm in Toronto shows that managers are struggling […]


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Professional burnout – women are at higher risk

According to a study of industrial relations and sociology by the Université de Montréal, women are more susceptible to professional burnout than men, due to the nature of their work. Female employees often find themselves working in positions where they are overqualified. “Overqualificatoin can arise from a glass ceiling effect where women are less likely […]


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Cybersecurity is a big concern to Canadian business leaders

The 15th EY Global Fraud Survey reveals that Canadian business leaders are more fearful of cyberattacks than their counterparts. For example, in Canada 66% of them think they are the greatest threat to their business. 37% of business leaders around the world consider cyberattacks to be the main risk for their company, compared to two-thirds […]


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Do You Know How Much an Employee Absence Costs?

Before tackling the problem of absenteeism, it is first necessary to measure its extent. Here are some keys to calculating the actual costs related to the absence of an employee. In 2014, only 36% of companies kept track of their employees’ absences, as can be read in a report from Morneau Shepell on absenteeism. This […]


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Recruiting from a Competitor – Is It Ethical?

In some sectors where qualified labour is scarce, recruiting from a competitor is a necessity. Short guide on ethics to succeed in this delicate operation. Although many companies avoid recruiting from a competitor and have internal recruitment policies set up as a priority, this is not the case in certain industries where labour is scarce. […]


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Do you Have your “Talent Pipeline”?

Do you recruit only when there is an open position? That’s a thing of the past! The practice now is to maintain a continuous conversation (real and virtual) with a pool (as vast as possible) of potential candidates. A “sourcing” expert explains this approach. “The word sourcing comes from the procurement sector,” explains Sébastien Savard, […]


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7 Actions that Hurt your Employer Branding

Whether it’s a haughty attitude shown to a candidate or a lack of discretion during the recruitment process, here are 7 actions that could harm your employer branding. 1. Having the wrong attitude Some companies don’t seem to understand that they no longer have the big stick when it comes to recruiting. In many fields, […]


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Job Interviews Trends in 2018 According to LinkedIn

Are structured hiring interviews still useful? According to the LinkedIn’s Global Recruitment Trends 2018 report, they are still always or very frequently used (74%) and rated as fairly or very effective (88%). However, 56% of respondents are also of the opinion that it can be done “better”… How is the practice of the job interview […]


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How to instill agility in HR services

Human resources have every interest in participating in this movement of business agility, which promotes innovation. But how? Flexibility, improved teamwork and increased productivity – the agile approach has many advantages. Philippe Mast, CHRP and co-founder of the CORTO.REV recruitment firm, considers this approach to be “self-learning and innovating”. He believes the agility we are […]


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Using HR Data to Play a Strategic role in the Organization

Leveraging information collected from employees lets human resources play a strategic role in management and the organization. How to transform this knowledge into business intelligence. “We can become very creative in the type of data that a human resources manager could explore in view of improving employee management practices,” explains Antoine Devinat, CHRP, psychologist and […]


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