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Montreal National Job Fair – October 13 & 14, 2022

This is the 16th edition of The National Job Fair in Montreal. The National Job Fair will be held, this year again, in the spectacular exhibition hall of the he Olympic Stadium. Visitors will be able to find companies from sectors as varied as aeronautics, pharmaceuticals, education, government services, health, transport, security … Free admission for the […]


News

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 […]


News

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 […]


Resume

CV: Should you emphasize your remote work capability?

This practice gained ground during lockdown, and has attracted many workers since then. Job seekers prefer to leave scheduled office hours for the flexibility of working from home. However, mentioning the experience of remote work in a CV is not common practice. Should this data be emphasized with recruiters? In the past two years, the majority of […]


Rights and labour standards

Workplace harassment: should it be reported?

Are you a victim of psychological or sexual harassment at work but hesitate to report it for fear of alienating your colleagues? Or do you worry that this will not be enough to stop the harassment? Here is a small process to deal with these situations. Perhaps you believe that it is not legitimate to act against […]


News

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 […]


Interview

How should I prepare for a virtual interview?

Virtual interviews are here to stay. They were extremely rare two years ago. They have now become the norm. How can you be in top form for a live interview from your living room? Here are some tips to help you prepare. Basic rules still apply Face to face or remote, some actions are imperative. […]


News

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 […]


News

“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 […]


News

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 […]


News

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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