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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 […]


Company life

Working Part-Time and a Sense of Engagement: Mission Possible?

The sense of belonging in a company is often the most determining factor influencing employee motivation and performance. People who work part-time can also feel a sense of belonging, provided the company’s culture lends itself to it. According to researchers Liz Fosslien and Molly West-Duffy, authors of the book No hard feelings, the secret power […]


Jobs search

Job Search: How to Get Remotivated After the Summer Holidays

So you have taken a bit of a summer break in your job search, and that’s great – it’s important to recharge your batteries. But now you are having a hard time getting back into it… Here are some tips to get back into the game. Take stock If you have let go of your […]


Interview

What Happens at the Second Job Interview?

Employers are requiring a second job interview more and more frequently. This is an opportunity for you to present yourself in more depth and ask your nagging questions. Here are our five tips to make the most of this second meeting. Be glad Being called to a second interview is excellent news, and it means […]


Oddly enough

Are you an ambivert?

Neither extravert nor introvert, an ambivert is combination of the two… And for this person, holding two or three part-time jobs can be a good way to fulfil yourself professionally! Appearing for the first time in 1927 in the book Source Book for Social Psychology, the term “ambivert” is gaining popularity nearly a century later […]


News

Four tips for living the digital nomad life

More and more people are swapping the 9 to 5 for a flexible job that lets them travel while working. Hello digital nomads! Here are four tips for adopting this lifestyle. 1. Be adequately prepared Before buying your plane ticket, some planning is required. This is one of the main pieces of advice from beauty […]


Rights and labour standards

Vacations and Part-Time Jobs: How Does It Work?

The summer season is approaching in leaps and bounds… It’s time to plan your holidays! If, like almost one Canadian in five, you work part-time, you are still entitled to paid time off. “The duration of the holidays and the calculation of “vacation pay” are the same, regardless of the status of employment,” confirms Alexandre […]


Training

Training to Become a Barista

Serving coffee has become an art! And to get a job in a trendy café or a large hotel, barista training or training in latté art can be an asset. Here are three places for training with great reputation, for amateurs or professionals, individuals or merchants, experts or beginners! Saint-Henri Microtorréfacteur Jean-François Leduc, founder of […]


Oddly enough

Tourism During Retirement… As an Employee!

Slippers and the lounge, nothing much for new retirees to do… More than half of Canadian retirees consider returning to work part time or seasonally, in a tourism job during retirement, to be more intellectually and socially active (and not minding the extra income). Which industry attracts them the most? Tourism! Pierre, at 64 years […]


Training

Security Officer – a Good Part-Time Job?

There is no need to be a graduate of higher education to become a security guard, but you will need to follow a short training course and meet certain requirements. During his university studies, André Lacroix had his sights on the best part-time job: security guard. “It was better paying than the odd jobs that […]


Company life

Do You Know How to Unplug Yourself?

Evenings, weekends, holidays: you can’t help avoid taking a peek at your work inbox to deal with details and emergencies or leave your phone turned on in case someone needs you. At a time when more and more countries are putting laws in place that favour the right to disconnect, learn about the best reflexes to completely cut […]


Jobs search

Job search: make it personal

To find a job adapted to your needs and abilities, it’s essential to personalize your cv. But what aspects should you focus on to pique the interest of the recruiter? An expert answers us. In response to a job offer, an employer can often receive more than a hundred applications. The CV and cover letter […]


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