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Why Are There More Women Working Part Time?

The trend does not seem to be disappearing: in Canada, there are still three times as many women as men who have a part-time job. Why? In Canada, there are more and more women in the active workforce, and they are now more educated than men. Yet in 2015, 76% of Canadian workers working 30 […]


Company life

Flexible Work – Better Jobs and Better Salaries for Women

Flexible work is an asset for effective working time, for productivity, for reduction of wage inequality between the sexes, as well as between women with different family situations. Balance between private and professional life According to a study from the University of British Columbia, flexible work hours reduce the wage gap to 68% between women […]


Jobs search

Working in a Call Centre, the Ideal Job to Make Ends Meet

Flexible hours, attractive salaries, reduced drudgery – working in a call centre has several advantages for people looking for extra income. Adapted schedules Whether you want to work part time or full time, the main advantage of working in a call centre is the time flexibility that it offers. For Ernst, a 25-year-old student who […]


Training

Is a Bartender Diploma a Good Idea?

With the new attraction for mixology, bars are finding new life and bartender’s qualifications are developing. To demystify the vast world of alcohol, several schools have been started. But what exactly do they offer? Previously considered as a simple student job, where the tasks consisted of mixing only one type of alcohol and a liqueur, […]


Career management, Not to be missed

Combine Work and Studies? It’s Something to Think About!

By desire or necessity, quite a few students choose to work at the same time as studying. However, juggling work and studying can interfere with academic success, a study published by the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation reveals. Experts have observed a negative correlation between the number of hours worked and academic results obtained – the […]


Career management

Accumulating Jobs for Better Professional Growth

For some people, accumulating jobs and living with atypical schedules is a question of survival, while for others it is their ambition and personal interests that leads them to choose this lifestyle unlike others. Portrait of passionate workers. Multiplying professional activities out of financial necessity is not new, but for many this practice is now […]


Rights and labour standards

Working Part Time While Unemployed

Under certain conditions, it is possible to work part time while receiving unemployment benefits. This is a good way to return to the job market smoothly. Explanations. Whether it is to gain experience, keep skills up to date or avoid blanks in your CV, working part time during a period of unemployment can be a […]


Career management

Do You Know About Work Sharing?

An overloaded schedule, finding it hard to spend time with your family… Juggling work and family life can sometimes be complicated and affect the morale and even the health of your employees, as is revealed by a study conducted by Quebec’s Institut national de santé publique. Combining the two and achieving equilibrium is still possible, […]


Career management

Part-time for executives – does it exist?

There has been a lot of talk in recent years about flexible hours, a symptom of the search for a better work-family balance. However, although some workers have opted for this type of schedule, the trend appears to be taking hold rather gingerly among managers… Little supply At this time, you only need to make […]


Jobs search

Profitable Part-Time Jobs

Crossing guard, waiter, private tutor – there are many part-time jobs that pay more than the minimum wage. Here is a quick overview… Waiter or bartender It’s well-known – a waiter at a very busy restaurant or bar can in one evening collect a plump sum in tips. Two shifts per week in one of […]


Career management

Testimonial: I Chose to Work Part-Time and I Don’t Regret It

Having a part-time job is certainly a financial setback, but it is compensated by benefits in kind. Like Josiane Décoste, many employees choose to only work a few days a week to devote more time to their family or to parallel activities. For several decades, part-time work has been the preserve of women. According to […]


Resume

How to Write a Good Approach Message for a Part-Time Job?

Are you interested in a part-time job? How do you write your covering letter and approach message to land the job? Should you explain your approach? Your obligations? First of all, remember that the CV and covering letter are not so much intended to get a job as to convince the employer to call you […]


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