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When You Are Asked to Keep a Seat Warm…

Are you considering accepting a temporary job to replace someone on parental leave? More and more workers are choosing this option as a gateway to a permanent position, or to try out a new stimulating experience. But is it for everyone? What attitude should be adopted when your hopes of staying on go up in […]


Jobs search

Who Wants a Summer Internship… Paid?

When you are a student, how to you get a paid internship in the summer (in your field)? It’s all a matter of starting the process at least three months before the summer. “Companies are usually planning for summer in January,” explains Audrey Moreau-Rousseau, a school and professional information consultant at UQAM. For the sake […]


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 […]


Jobs search

Seasonal Work: How to Keep Your Spot for Next Year

Finding a job is a major concern. And when you have a seasonal job , it’s a concern that comes back every year… Although nothing forces an employer to rehire the same seasonal workers from one year to the next, there are strategies that can be adopted to retain that well-liked employer. “The main way,” […]


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 […]


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 […]


Training

Getting the Most Out of a Law Internship

What happens during internships in the legal world, and how can the intern make this experience a real success for his future career? After completing theory training, the law student has to follow professional training at the Bar for a period of 4 or 8 months, and then comes the internship in the workplace. During […]


Jobs search

Some Tips for Finding an Evening Job

To make ends meet, or just to have a variety of work experiences, it can be interesting to consider an evening job. Here are some tips to find the one that will suit your personality and your schedule. Regardless of your professional situation, holding a part-time evening job could let you boost your income while […]


Job advice

Secrets of Recruiters of Temporary Employees

Using a staffing firm can be a good option for people seeking a short-term temporary job. It is possible to be placed in a company within a week or even the same day, according to recruiters. Given the situation of nearly full employment, temporary positions are more difficult to fill than permanent positions. If your […]


Jobs search

Some Tips for Passive Job Seekers

“The reality of today’s job market is that people are in motion. They move from one job to another quickly,” sums up Éloïc Lévesque-Dorion, employment counsellor at the Montreal Downtown Job Search Club. “People stay in the same company for three years on average,” he adds. “Everyone will eventually have to find another job.” Even […]


News

Secrets to Quickly Integrating Into a Team

It is the lot of self-employed people or consultants who have temporary assignments to have to quickly integrate into a work team that has already been set up. Here are some tips to achieve this. Observe, listen, question At the earliest meetings, store up all relevant information: conduct, speaking, terms of discussions and characteristics of […]


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