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McDonald’s explodes its own hiring record

McDonald’s regularly organizes recruiting events on one day in order to find new employees. On April 6, close to 9,000 people were hired across Canada.


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An original resume

Here is a resume that goes straight to the point, and  that points out on aptitudes aquired by the candidates.... a resume that simply plays its role! 


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Recruitment: teens popular with companies

Starting a professional career at a very young age can often be done only by starting a business. But employers are beginning to pay close attention to teens, inviting them to take on some rather unusual jobs.


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The Job That Nobody Wants … Even for $358K Per Year!

Despite offering a hefty salary of $358,000, a small New Zealand community is having trouble finding a second doctor to treat its residents.


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Nearly a quarter of companies let their employees shop online

As the holiday season approaches, there is a strong temptation to flush out savings on the internet, including from work. Good news: companies are quite favourable, trusting in their employees’ ability to manage their time.


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Workspace 3.0, a revolution?

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a firm specializing in audit, consulting, taxation and risk management, recently took up its quarters in an avant-garde building in the suburbs of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. The Edge combines ecological and environmental performance with ergonomic and connected work.


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Is Tuesday really the best day for hiring?

Analyzing its data, the American recruiting platform SmartRecruiters was able to determine what is the best moment to post an advertisement and recruit new candidates. It comes with very precise results: Tuesday at 11am and at 4pm. Here are some explanations.   


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BeforeWork: the trend to party before work!

Do you think that going out is only for after work? Think again: the new fashion is the morning party, just before going to work.


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Working naked: a company strategy that pays off?

For one month, the employees of a small business in California experimented with working in their birthday suits. This piece of news, which spread across the web like wildfire, proved to be an April Fools’ joke. Here is why the hoax worked so well.


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The strangest questions asked in an interview

When meeting a recruiter, candidates have to answer all questions. Some of them can even seem ridiculous. The website Glassdoor has listed the ten most absurd questions. Here are some of them.


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One third of employees have dated an office colleague

In Canada, romances often begin in the workplace. A recent study by the CareerBuilder job site confirms this state of affairs. And 26% of the time these relationships lead to marriage. 


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Did you say fairness?

One does not choose to be born left-handed, to have to write in a world adapted to right-handed people, and in some cases for kids, even singled out in class.... What's more is that one Harvard researcher found that left-handed people have salaries 10 to 12% lower than those of right-handed people.   


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