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Is the Cover Letter Out of Date?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 […]


Career management

5 Good Reasons to Want a Part-Time Job

One Canadian in five (19%) works part time, according to data recorded in 2017 by Statistics Canada. While some choose these part-time jobs that require less than 30 hours of work per week while waiting to find another full-time job, many hold them by choice. Although these jobs bring in less money, they nevertheless still […]


News

2020 – the year of flexible work?

Is the status of independent the future of work? According to an Intuit study, no less than 40% of the workforce in the United States will be made up of independent workers this year. This level has never been reached before. It is a trend that Canada has not completely missed. Here as well, the […]


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 […]


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 […]


Company life

The Art of Standing Out in a Part-Time Job

Does a part-time employee have fewer opportunities for advancing in a company? Not if he follows these avenues! Mention your goals Do you want to manage a team, have more responsibilities or work in a specific department? Upon joining the company, it is in an applicant’s best interests to clearly state their interests to their […]


Jobs search

Looking For a Job? Here’s What to Avoid at All Costs!

Finding an exciting and rewarding job is not easy! Here are some faux pas that can ruin everything… right from square one. Not coming to terms with a job experience Dismissal, psychological harassment, seeking new challenges… The end of a job should never be taken lightly. It’s necessary to take the time to take on […]


Company life

Working Part Time, Good Question!

Going back to school, personal project, health problems… These are some reasons that could lead you to want a part-time schedule. How do you put the big request to your boss? Some ways to go about it… Choose the right time “It’s not a wish that you make in public. It’s out of the question […]


Rights and labour standards

Overhaul of the Canada Labour Code: Towards Better Protection of Part-Time Workers

The Canada Labour Code, dating from the 1960s, needs to be modernized. This is the finding of an extensive consultation carried out by the federal government with groups of workers, unions and private sector employers subject to federal regulation. An overhaul is therefore being prepared to adapt to the new realities of the world of […]


Career management

Are you a slasher?

Philippe, 56 years old, has been a merchant for more than thirty years. Several years ago, he gave himself the “leisure” to develop other skills, to the point that today he presents himself as a merchant/CEGEP teacher/trainer/musician. You will understand, the “slasher” label comes from the accumulation of angled bars, slashes, on the presentation. Like […]


Training

Tourism and Hospitality – 5 Professions in Demand

The tourist industry, like many other sectors of the Canadian economy, is experiencing the effects of the scarcity of labour. In its case, however, these consequences are magnified by the growth of tourism across the country. In 2017, Canada welcomed a record 20.8 million international visitors. Domestic tourism is also growing, to such an extent […]


News

Unplugging During the Holidays – Mission Impossible?

Year after year, studies show that Canadians still struggle to disconnect from work during the holidays. And it’s going from bad to worse, according to a new survey conducted by the Accountemps recruitment firm. Gone are the days when the computer was shut down after having summarily programmed an out-of-office autoreply message. Today, with a […]


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