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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Burning Your Bridges

A survey conducted by the Robert Half firm revealed that the context of the pandemic has led nearly half of Canadians (47%) to call their career into question. Here are some avenues for reflection to analyze before making the leap. What do I want from my career? According to Jean-Claude Laurin, workplace and organizational psychologist, […]


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As the unemployment rate rises, many workers are having to look for a new job. How can you stand out from other candidates?

With the COVID-19 crisis, there are two job markets, observes Michael O’Leary, regional vice-president of Robert Half in Montreal, a recruitment firm. The first is the conventional market where employers post their needs and look for personnel. Then there is a second market, where organizations are prepared to supplement their staff with workers who would […]


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Special COVID-19 – review of hirings and dismissals – July 2020

In recent weeks, the Quebec economy has been gradually recovering. Is the return to work reflected in the statistics? According to the results of Statistics Canada’s Labor Force Survey released on July 10, the answer is yes. In fact, after an increase in employment of 231,000 in May, Quebec experienced an increase of 247,500 in […]


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5 tips to motivate teleworkers

Teleworking stimulates productivity and innovation. So it’s not surprising that many organizations are considering adopting it more formally, even after the pandemic. The challenge is staying motivated! Here are some tips to avoid losing sight of your goals. Be structured “Just because you are working from home doesn’t mean there’s no schedule any more,” warns […]


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SPECIAL COVID-19 – REVIEW OF HIRINGS AND DISMISSALS – JUNE 2020

With the gradual deconfinement, more and more companies are resuming their activities, but is this enough for this to be reflected in the statistics? Unemployment rate: increase in Canada For the third consecutive month, the unemployment rate rose again in May in Canada. Before the pandemic, the unemployment rate was 5.6%. It has gradually climbed […]


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Etiquette in non-assigned offices

Gone are the traditional custom offices for each employee! Companies are now opting for spaces where everyone can work wherever they want, respecting the strictest health standards, while deconfinement is well underway in Canada. Open areas, conference rooms, semi-private rooms and even lounges are being made available to staff. These redesigned offices are perfect for […]


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SPECIAL COVID-19 – REVIEW OF HIRINGS AND DISMISSALS – APRIL 2020

The Quebec economy has been recovering very gradually for a few weeks, but the most recent data released by Statistics Canada indicate that nothing has been gained in terms of employment. A staggering unemployment rate According to figures for the month of April released by Statistics Canada on May 8, 3 million jobs have been […]


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When Salary Negotiation Is Not So Easy

Daring to negotiate your salary when a good job offer is on the table is not always easy. As evidence, only 36% of Canadian workers negotiated their compensation as part of their last hiring process, according to a recent survey by Robert Half. 59% of those who did not negotiate said they were satisfied with […]


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Working From Home 101

During this period of the COVID-19 pandemic, where physical distancing is essential, many professionals are discovering teleworking and attempting to tame this new way of accomplishing their tasks. However, this comes with challenges, especially if it lacks structure… and fun. Here are five tips for getting your work done well at home. Create a routine […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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