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Company life

When Companies Open the Door to Physical Activity

Practising a company sport is becoming increasingly widespread. Whatever the size, your organization can always find a solution to encourage you to practise a sports activity, participate in a tournament or simply have you adopt the essential gestures conducive to relaxation. Don’t be fooled, the employer also has an interest in it – improved productivity […]


Interview

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. […]


Company life

5 Steps for Spring Cleaning at the Office

It’s not just at home that spring is a good time for organizing and housekeeping – at the office as well you can take advantage of these first rays of sunshine to put some order into your files and thereby gain efficiency. 5 steps to face April looking good. 1. Organize your workspace Some people […]


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How to Succeed on Your First Day in the Company?

While some people are excited about their first day on the job, others can be more nervous or even awkward. To give the best initial impression possible to your superior and new colleagues, look at the tips below and avoid putting yourself under unnecessary pressure, by reminding yourself that in the end your D-Day is […]


Jobs search

Accountant with No Experience – the Art of Landing a Job

There are good job prospects in accounting, but long experience is often required. How can you court an employer if you are an accountant without experience? Emphasize your determination and, especially, your desire to be loyal to the company. Why is it so difficult to get a first job as an accountant? “Because it takes […]


Jobs search

10 Tips to Make a Good First Impression

The first impression left with a potential employer can be decisive. Here are 10 tips to to avoid harming your entrance onto the stage, beyond the well-known “firm, but not too firm” handshake. The first impression is crucial Why is it important to make a good first impression? Because it lasts a long time and […]


Pay and benefits

What is Your Worth on the Job Market?

Many websites give the opportunity of learning our value on the job market. Can these tools help us negotiate a better salary? Yes, on condition of not being too financially greedy… Negotiating your salary is often very strategic – you have to know how to get the highest potential income, without losing your chances of […]


Jobs search

After Sending your CV, Should you Follow up?

Wait quietly for the recruiter’s call or go a step ahead of the news? Following up your application is often highly recommended, provided you do it right. Explanations and advice from an expert. According to Mélanie Hébert, employment consultant at Orienthèque, the first step is to check that your file has been received. “This confirmation […]


Career management

How to Transform a Temporary Assignment into a Permanent job?

Did you just land a temporary job? Now is the time to go into overdrive! By highlighting your skills and know-how, you will put all the odds in your favour to transform a temporary assignment into a permanent job. In 2016, 14% of salaried workers held a temporary job, according to the Institut de la statistique […]


Pay and benefits

 The 5 Best Paid Positions in Accounting and Finance

Employers are multiplying initiatives to hire – and retain – the best professionals in accounting and finance. Among their assets they are playing a key card – salary! According to the 2018 Salary Guide from Robert Half, here are the 5 best paid positions in accounting and finance. You can find a detailed graphic with salaries […]


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For SMEs, it’s Easy to Pay Taxes in Canada!

For SMEs, it’s easy to pay taxes in Canada! This is what the PwC firm and the World Bank Group state, in the twelfth edition of the Paying Taxes study, conducted in 190 countries. Fulfilling your tax obligations is undoubtedly one of the set of universal constants. It doesn’t matter where or when, there’s no […]


Jobs search

Social Profiles have Become as Important as a CV

When seeking a job, having an online profile has become indispensable. Some recruiters even consider it as important as the resume itself. Is this the end of the traditional CV? “The biggest mistake a candidate can make is to not keep his online profile up to date,” says Michael O’Leary, regional director at Accountemps in […]


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