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A review of hirings and dismissals – November 2022

Some companies have recently laid off large numbers of their employees, while others have announced new job openings. Balance sheet. HIRES Currently in an intensive recruitment period, Revenu Québec has announced that around 100 positions are currently available (French version only) in several sectors of activity, including customer service, information technology, accounting and law. The City […]


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Their career is no longer a priority for young people

Career no longer seems to be the priority for the majority of new generation job seekers. Work-life balance is now more important than ever, according to the recent Working Together survey, from the Regroupement des jeunes chambres de commerce du Québec (RJCCQ).   It is also one of the main criteria for both current employees […]


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Report on hirings and dismissals – September 2022: Employment remains stable

The number of jobs changed little in September, according to data from Statistics Canada’s most recent Labor Force Survey. After declining in August, employment rose very slightly. Among young women aged 15 to 24, it fell for a second consecutive month. However, it increased in the category of young men and among women aged 25 […]


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Spotlight on the “Great Resignation”

In the last two years, a phenomenon has shaken up the world of work in the United States: The Great Resignation. This trend, which is much smaller in Quebec, is reflected by waves of departures and career changes.     Coined by Anthony Klotz, a professor at University College London School of Management, the term “Great […]


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A review of hirings and dismissals – August 2022 : the unemployment rate is rising

Employment fell by 40,000 in August, according to data from Statistics Canada’s most recent Labor Force Survey. This decline in employment mainly concerns young women aged 15 to 24 and people aged 55 to 64. It has been observed in British Columbia, Manitoba and Nova Scotia. The most affected sectors are educational services, which suffered […]


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A review of hirings and dismissals for August 2022 – little change in employment last month

According to the most recent data compiled by Statistics Canada’s Labor Force Survey, employment did not change significantly during the month of July. The unemployment rate stabilized at 4.9%, a record low recorded last June. The number of unemployed people was also little changed, standing at 1 million in July. Over the past month, the […]


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A review of hirings and dismissals – July 2022: a decrease in employment observed

According to the latest data released by Statistics Canada’s Labor Force Survey (LFS), the number of people employed in Canada has fallen slightly over the past month. The country currently has 19,597,100 people in employment (-0.2%, compared to last month). The sectors most affected by this decline are those of services, with a decrease of […]


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“Workcations”: a trend that is not about to run out of steam

 ”Workcations”, a contraction of the words “work” and “vacations”, are increasingly popular with employees. Working remotely from a place other than home is in vogue with the growing popularity of telecommuting. The pandemic has shaken up the way we work. Teleworking has become widespread and now allows the luckiest people, with the agreement of their […]


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Job interview: is “ghosting” becoming more and more widespread?

The expression “ghosting”, a phenomenon popularized through online dating platforms, means the fact of “disappearing” and not giving any more news. While there is currently a major labour shortage, candidates today are spoiled with the choice of positions. According to recruiting experts, this position of power encourages workers to disappear down a rabbit hole before […]


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A review of hirings and dismissals in Canada – June 2022

After stabilizing in April, employment numbers are rising again in Canada, according to data from Statistics Canada’s most recent Labor Force Survey (LFS). This increase is linked to the increase in full-time work among young women aged 18 to 24 (53,000, an increase of 10%) and among women aged 25 to 54 (63,000, an increase […]


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Does remote work make it easier to hire disabled workers?

Interview with Laurence Marin, Executive Director of Regroupement des organismes spécialisés pour l’emploi des personnes handicapées (ROSEPH) [Group of specialized organizations for the employment of people with disabilities]. Remote work is a benefit for certain disabled people The pandemic revolutionized the world of employment. Remote work is now the norm for a large number of […]


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A review of hirings and dismissals in Canada – May 2022

Employment stabilizes The employment rate remained at 61.9% in April After two consecutive months of increases, the employment rate has changed little and stabilized in Canada, according to data from Statistics Canada’s most recent Labor Force Survey. Job gains in professional, scientific and technical services and in public administration were offset by declines in construction […]


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