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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 […]


News

Top 20 Good Professional Resolutions for 2020

The new year is fast approaching and it’s time to start thinking about your good resolutions for 2020. From a personal point of view, losing weight and quitting smoking are classics… But what about your 2020 professional goals? Here are 20 ideas to study. No worries: you don’t have to do everything, but setting two […]


News

A Portrait of Winter Tourism in Canada

Winter tourism is more than dog sledding! What kind of tourism businesses can people work in who wish to show the world the joys of winter in the most beautiful country in the world?   In Quebec alone, there are 15,000 jobs to be filled for the winter season in the sector ranking second in […]


Rights and labour standards

Have You Compared Your Current Salary With the Market?

After the expenses of the holiday season, now is the time to start off the New Year on the right foot. Why not compare your salary with the market? Who knows? You might be able to get the increase you’ve been hoping for for a long time.   There are many tools to find out […]


Pay and benefits

Temporary Employment — a Means to Resupply the Labour Market

Temporary employment can be a good way to reintegrate into the labour market after a setback (professional or personal) or a prolonged absence (sabbatical year, maternity leave). “For someone who hasn’t worked for awhile, returning to work temporarily causes less stress and helps get back on their feet,” says Julie Gosselin, Employment Advisor at GIT […]


News

Temporary Employment – Is This the Future of Work?

A recent figure has caused a lot of ink to flow: Google has more temporary employees than permanent employees. We take a look at what is on the horizon with regard to temporary employment. According to the most recent data from Statistics Canada, temporary employment (generally part-time positions obtained through an employment agency) has been […]


Jobs search

Looking For a Job? Here’s What to Avoid at All Costs!

Finding an exciting and rewarding job is not easy! Here are some faux pas that can ruin everything… right from square one. Not coming to terms with a job experience Dismissal, psychological harassment, seeking new challenges… The end of a job should never be taken lightly. It’s necessary to take the time to take on […]


Interview

The Exploratory Meeting – A Tool to Revive Your Job Search

More subtle than sending a resume, the exploratory meeting is a way to open doors to potential employers without necessarily appearing to beg for a job… Let’s see what it is. The exploratory meeting is an informal meeting that is requested with a director, manager or professional of the same hierarchical level, to obtain information […]


Jobs search

Profession: Santa Claus

Rest assured, December 25 is still a long way off on the calendar. But the process of recruiting Santas, elves and fairies for corporate events and shopping centres is already well underway. What are the requirements to be able to don the mythical scarlet suit and the long snow-white beard? Victor Gaudreault, director of the […]


Not to be missed

Temporary Work – Ways to Be Productive Right From the Start

You have been hired to replace an employee on sick leave or to carry out a one-time project. In other words, you are on job for a specific period: six months, a year or more. Doesn’t matter. In this temporary position, you have to be productive as quickly as possible. Here are 6 ways to […]


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 […]


Jobs search

How to Get a Paid Internship

Paid internships let students and beginning professionals acquire a variety of work experiences, while providing financial support for their needs. How can candidates increase their chances of landing this type of internship? Internships represent an effective way for new professionals to improve their skills and enter the job market. However, the majority of trainee positions […]


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