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How to create new remote work rituals

How can we create new rituals to strengthen relationships between colleagues in spite of the distance? Interview with Louise-Véronique Sicotte, oral communication and work rituals trainer at UQAM Continuing Education. From a simple toast to the celebration of a wedding, rituals are part of our traditions and allow us to mark the various important stages […]


Oddly enough

Gossip in the workplace: more positive effects than you think

Chatting could take up 52 minutes per day. And experts have established that some gossip could be healthy or even increase productivity, according to several studies reported by the BBC.  Talking about Simon’s baby, Julie’s lunch hanging out in the fridge or Mylène’s overdue assignments piling up, is just one of the guilty little pleasures […]


Rights and labour standards

Has the #MeToo movement really changed anything at the office?

One in four women say they have experienced inappropriate sexual behaviour at work, according to Statistics Canada’s Survey of Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace. The study, released in early August 2021, reveals that harassment is still very much in the workplace, even in the age of the # MeToo movement. Inappropriate comments, dirty jokes, unwanted […]


News

Managing your remote work schedule: Instruction manual

In March 2020, the work world was turned upside down like never before when the pandemic forced thousands of employees to leave their offices and to set up remote offices at home. Though many said they were much more efficient at home, there was still a major challenge: you had to (re)learn to manage your […]


News

Special COVID-19 – A review of hirings and dismissals – October 2021

Despite the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian job market continued to improve in September, which began four months ago. The economy created 157,000 jobs, reaching the level of February 2020. Statistics Canada’s most recent Labor Force Survey (LFS) shows an unemployment rate at 6.9%, up from 7.1% in August. On the other […]


Jobs search

The National Job Fair will make its in-person meetings return at the Olympic Stadium on October 14 and 15

  This is the 15th edition of The National Job Fair in Montreal. This is the first time that the Olympic Stadium, the largest exhibition hall in Quebec, will host an event related to education and employment. Visitors will be able to find companies from sectors as varied as aeronautics, pharmaceuticals, education, government services, health, transport, security […]


Interview

Daring to negotiate pays off!

Want to change jobs? Before accepting a new job, fine-tune your negotiation strategy. Now is the right time to dare to negotiate: for a rare time in history, workers have the big end of the stick because of the widespread shortage of staff. Here are some ways to get the maximum benefits from a negotiation. […]


Rights and labour standards

True or false: 4 things to know about the hybrid model

Will hybrid work make a breakthrough when the epidemiological curve of COVID-19 flattens, like the craze for teleworking during the pandemic? When it’s time to get back to the office, a third of workers may have to show up two or three days a week, according to a cross-Canada survey conducted by ADP and Maru […]


News

A review of hirings and dismissals in Canada – September 2021

Despite the rise of the delta variant and its consequences, economic activity is in full swing, and employment is up for a third consecutive month in Canada. The increase is 90,000 (+ 0.5%), while unemployment is at its lowest level since February 2020. This brings Canada closer and closer to the pre-pandemic employment level of […]


News

What does the future hold for teleworking?

Let it be said: teleworking is here to stay. Still marginal not so long ago, its arrival has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to two recent studies, it is set to become the standard and will go hand in hand with flexibility. A Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) survey of 700 Canadian […]


Resume

Video resume, a new trendy tool

The spotlights are focused on the video resume, a trendy new tool in the recruitment world. An update on the trend. The video resume has been attracting attention since Gen Z favourite TikTok announced its intention to offer this recruitment tool to young talents and to the companies that want to hire them. Will the […]


News

Special COVID-19 – A review of hirings and dismissals – August 2021

Will the prospect of an imminent return to several workplaces at the start of the school year have an influence on the labor market? One thing is certain, employment growth continues with deconfinement. As Canadian provinces ease public health restrictions and bars, restaurants, businesses and performance venues can accommodate more people across the country, the […]


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