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Rights and labour standards

Freelance work: late payments and financial insecurity

Late payments on online platforms and mobile apps are causing great frustration among freelance workers, according to a recent study by Payments Canada. This survey shows that more than half of respondents express dissatisfaction with the problems associated with their remuneration.   The freelance economy is now a mainstay of employment for more than one […]


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A review of hirings and dismissals – June 2023

Companies have recently made layoffs while others have announced the hiring of new employees. Balance sheet. Hiring The Entosystem company, which produces insect-based proteins, opened a new factory in Drummondville at the end of May. It is actively recruiting to fill the 70 jobs that have just been created. Federal government investments are expected to […]


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A review of hirings and dismissals – May 2023

Companies have recently made layoffs while others have announced the hiring of new employees. Hirings The company specializing in digital transformation and information technology Micro Logic announces the creation of more than 500 positions over the next 5 years following the receipt of significant financial support from the Government of Quebec, Investissement Québec , Desjardins […]


Company life

Friends at work: research shows several benefits

Do employees benefit by building friendships in their work environment? Studies done on this issue have established the positive influence of friendly relationships forged in a professional setting. According to surveys conducted in 2021 and 2022 by the Wildgoose and Gallup Analytics platforms, maintaining friendships at work greatly influences overall employee satisfaction, as well as increasing the sense of […]


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A review of hirings and dismissals in Canada – April 2023

Companies have recently laid off many employees while others have announced the hiring of staff. New jobs The two titans of telecommunications in Canada, Rogers and Shaw, have just announced their merger, valued at $26 billion. Innovation, Science and Industry Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne has demanded that Rogers create 3,000 jobs in Western Canada and maintain […]


Rights and labour standards

The gender wage gap is stagnating in Canada

Although the gender wage gap narrowed in Canada between 1998 and 2021, men continue to receive higher hourly wages than women. For every dollar earned by men, women earn $0.89.   According to the latest data compiled by Statistics Canada, female employees earned 11.1% less per hour than men in 2021. The gap hardly changed […]


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A review of hirings and dismissals – March 2023

Companies have recently laid off many employees while others have announced the hiring of staff. Hirings The airline Airbus plans to hire 800 new employees in Canada. Of this number, 700 positions will be available in the province. Of those hired, 300 will replace retiring staff and another 500 will fill new positions.   Team […]


Career management

Changing jobs often: it pays off!

In a full-blown labour shortage, companies don’t hesitate to offer salaries that defy the competition to attract new employees. Changing jobs frequently is therefore an effective strategy to increase your personal income. Before you take the plunge, here are some tips. Job hopping, i.e., the frequent and deliberate changing of jobs, has had some success, […]


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Contract work, the new normal?

According to a study published by talent management solutions firm Robert Half, 29% of job seekers in Canada are aiming to find full-time contract work this year rather than a permanent position with a single employer. Half of Canadians are considering changing jobs in the next 6 months, according to the results of an online […]


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A review of hirings and dismissals in Canada – February 2023

Some companies here and elsewhere have recently laid off a large number of employees, while others have announced the opening of new positions. Balance sheet. New jobs A federal investment of $25.5M from the Jobs and Growth Fund will benefit 15 Calgary-area businesses. This amount is expected to support the creation of more than 815 […]


Not to be missed

Recruiting: Skills looked for by employers in 2023

While the world of employment today has to deal with a very present labour shortage and major recruitment challenges, companies are looking for the best talent more than ever. Which skills are most in demand by organizations in 2023? With the current business environment coloured by the lack of personnel plus retention difficulties, companies want […]


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An overview of hirings and dismissals in Canada – January 2023

Some companies here and elsewhere have recently laid off a large number of their staff members, while others have announced the opening of new positions. Overview. Hiring Canada has entered into an agreement with the United States government and Lockheed Martin and Pratt & Whitney for the acquisition of F-35 fighters for the Royal Canadian […]


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