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Qualities Sought in a Ski Instructor

 Fall is the time of year when ski resorts across the country are looking for ski and snowboard instructors. In addition to knowing how to ski well, what should you put on your resume to get a job? Level 1 required Whether for skiing or snowboarding, it is necessary to have a validated level 1 […]


Tips to Improve Your Display Windows

Visual presentation – it has an influence on whether passers-by will decide to step into a shop or not, and what they will come out with. Surprise, attract, inspire… Here are some keys to charm the eye of your customers! Visual merchandising of a product is more than just dressing up mannikins. In the sales […]

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IT and Temporary Work – a Natural Marriage

Information technology (IT) workers always seem to be jumping from one organization to another. But is this perception justified? What explains the significance of temporary work in this field? Two recruiters talk to us. “You have to make a difference between temporary jobs and the use of consultants,” says Bruno Filion, senior talent acquisition adviser […]

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Newcomers – Programs to Help You Find a Temporary Job

For both employers and transient workers, finding a job or hiring temporary employees is not always easy. But there are two federal government programs that can help – the Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) program and the International Mobility Program (IMP). Advantages and disadvantages of each.  The International Mobility Program (IMP) “allows employers to hire foreign […]


Is a Bartender Diploma a Good Idea?

With the new attraction for mixology, bars are finding new life and bartender’s qualifications are developing. To demystify the vast world of alcohol, several schools have been started. But what exactly do they offer? Previously considered as a simple student job, where the tasks consisted of mixing only one type of alcohol and a liqueur, […]

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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 […]

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Getting the Most Out of an Interim Position

You have accepted an interim position, for example replacing someone on maternity leave. This is often the opportunity to show what you are capable of to a potential employer… who won’t let you go! How to get the most out of an interim position. “You have to view an interim position as a probation,” insists […]

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How to Find a Summer Job at the Last Minute

Summer is well underway but it’s not too late to find a job. Here are some tips for late-comers, offered by blogger and employment counsellor Zineb El-Alami. 1. Activate your network. Facebook is not only for entertainment – it can also be useful to find a job! But you still have to let your needs […]


Resume: How to Reflect Your Intention to Take a Temporary Job

How to explain in a resume and cover letter the reasons for your decision to choose a temporary job for the time being, rather than aiming for a permanent position. Resuming your studies at the start of the next academic year, consolidating your professional experience in a given sector, having newly arrived on the Quebec […]

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A Summer Job and a Good Salary… It’s Possible!

According to Statistics Canada, 55.2% of students work in the summer to pay for their studies. A summer job is not necessarily synonymous with a minimum wage. Some avenues to find a seasonal job with a good salary. A high rate of summer employment At the Carrefour Jeunesse Emploi de l’Outaouais (CJEO), the first of […]

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Should you look for a job in the summer?

Is it worthwhile keeping on looking for a job for the three summer months or would it be better to take advantage of it for a break? There are two opposing strategies, both having good arguments… Last year, a study by Huffington Post Canada found that the months that traditionally had the most job openings […]

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Solutions for finding work… fast!

If you are looking for a job, whether temporary job or your career ideal, you must first take care of your CV and cover letter template to enhance the value of your skills. You can do the same with your LinkedIn profile, which is a good showcase for potential employers, provided it is neat and […]

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