Career management

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 […]


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 […]


Career management

Restaurants: the Advantages of Large Chains

Large restaurant chains employ workers of all ages, from students to experienced workers. Even if the task might seem repetitive, working in restaurants such as Saint-Hubert, A&W or McDonald’s has real benefits.   Flexibility and mobility Due to the long opening hours and hiring of young students, the large chains have developed a good culture […]


Career management

How Do You Juggle 2 Jobs?

42% of Canadian workers have more than one job and one-third run their own business, according to a Sage survey. Whether for financial issues, to start a new business or to expand your network, you might be considering another job in addition to your main job… But how can you successfully juggle the two without […]


Career management

Do you have a career development plan?

In life, we often like to believe in our lucky star… From a professional point of view, establishing a career development plan can actually help the stars to align themselves. A career plan: a development tool that we’ve all heard about, but… who has one? However, according to Al Dea, career development specialist, those who […]


Career management

4 Factors to Consider Before Accepting a Position

Before accepting a position in a company that you don’t know, you should consider these 4 factors… beyond the salary offered! The conditions of the job offer When a job offer is received as a result of a hiring process, it must be consistent with your expectations and the conditions stated during the interview. If […]


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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 […]


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 […]


Career management

Attitude to Adopt if a Desire to Resign Takes You

While resignation may be justified in some cases, in other cases it deserves a mature reflection on the part of the employee. Resigning on impulse, exasperated by your superior or colleagues, could have heavy consequences in the short and medium term. So before you get to that point, and even if there are elements against […]


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Changing Fields – Good Questions to Ask

Has the urge to drop your professional activities to start over from scratch in another field crossed your mind? Before you start looking for greener pastures where you can develop new skills, certain questions are worth asking so you don’t drag your dissatisfaction into it. What drives me professionally? You can carry out the exercise […]


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Students – What Type of Part-Time Work to Choose?

Whether to finance studies, gain more independence, pay rent or simply to have more pocket money, there is no shortage of reasons to start looking for a part-time student job. Valuing your skills Whether you have decided to go for a food-related job or a position related to your field of study, it will in […]


Career management

Changing Jobs – Is This the Right Time?

In the age of mobility, workers no longer hesitate to change jobs to get a promotion, a better boss or a higher salary. But do they always choose the right time? Here are some questions to ask before thinking about quitting your job. “Leave or stay” is the question professionals ask who seek the services […]


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