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Special COVID-19 – Review of hirings and dismissals – March 2020

The world of work experienced unprecedented upheavals in March due to measures imposed by the federal and provincial governments to limit the spread of COVID-19. Here is an overview of the employment situation in the country. Massive job losses This is now a cliché: the situation is changing rapidly – and the statement also applies […]


Interview

The Right Answers to 6 Main Interview Questions

Overall, recruiters who interview someone looking for a job ask more or less the same questions, regardless of the position to be filled. To properly prepare for your appointment with your potential employer, learn to answer these classic questions.  Tell me about yourself “My name is First name Last name. I worked for X years […]


News

COVID-19 – Employers, Stay Informed!

The measures taken to counter the coronavirus pandemic have major impacts on employers across the country, and the situation is evolving… Here is a list of reliable sources to monitor the situation and find answers to your HR questions. The Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST) […]


Pay and benefits

Salary – Tips on How to Talk About It With Your Boss

Does the prospect of talking about salary with your superior keep you awake at night? If you are well prepared for this conversation, there is no reason to worry about it. Here are some tips for a successful interview. According to John Meese, director at BambooHR, you should not be afraid to talk about money […]


Jobs search

Is the Cover Letter Out of Date?

Often feared by job seekers, the cover letter seems to have lost its significance in the eyes of recruiters. Will the new decade sound the death knell? The idea of bringing out one’s notions of literary composition can make the hair of many job seekers stand on end. This is especially true since the cover […]


News

When going far away to work gives a boost to your career

Security guard, kitchen help, longshoremen, technical workers, crane operators, waiters… There is no shortage of job openings in Prince Rupert. In this village of 12,000 inhabitants located on the shores of the North Pacific, two hours by boat from Alaska, the port is in an economic boom, to the point that businesses are struggling to […]


Jobs search

Call centres: a sector made for newcomers

Bilingualism is often required for jobs in call centres, but it is not limited to fluency in French and English. There are many positions for agents who are fluent in other languages. There’s enough to take advantage of your third language! “Please note that this position requires fluency in Portuguese and English.” This is the […]


Career management

5 Ways to Network Like a Pro

There is no longer any doubt about the many benefits of networking. How can you use it to stand out and, especially, to avoid missing opportunities? Here are five strategies to achieve this! Have a clear plan  It’s not enough to dress up! Before the meeting, make sure to review the goals. If possible, take […]


News

Top 20 Good Professional Resolutions for 2020

The new year is fast approaching and it’s time to start thinking about your good resolutions for 2020. From a personal point of view, losing weight and quitting smoking are classics… But what about your 2020 professional goals? Here are 20 ideas to study. No worries: you don’t have to do everything, but setting two […]


Company life

Mastering the Art of Collections

In an ideal world, all customers would pay their bills. However, for reasons of dissatisfaction, due to financial problems or outright dishonesty, some consumers don’t. Knowing how to collect amounts due without harming long-term relationships with customers is the job of the collection agent. Here are some key points he has to master. The golden […]


News

The Importance of Considering the Silent Users…

When analyzing the performance of a system, there is a tendency to put a lot of effort into settling complaints… but what about the silent users, who make up the vast majority of customers? How do you consider their “point of view”?   Make silent users “noisy” Let the silent users speak: this is very […]


Rights and labour standards

Have You Compared Your Current Salary With the Market?

After the expenses of the holiday season, now is the time to start off the New Year on the right foot. Why not compare your salary with the market? Who knows? You might be able to get the increase you’ve been hoping for for a long time.   There are many tools to find out […]


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