Articles by Catherine Courchesne

News

SPECIAL COVID-19 – REVIEW OF HIRINGS AND DISMISSALS – APRIL 2020

The Quebec economy has been recovering very gradually for a few weeks, but the most recent data released by Statistics Canada indicate that nothing has been gained in terms of employment. A staggering unemployment rate According to figures for the month of April released by Statistics Canada on May 8, 3 million jobs have been […]


News

The Importance of Considering the Silent Users…

When analyzing the performance of a system, there is a tendency to put a lot of effort into settling complaints… but what about the silent users, who make up the vast majority of customers? How do you consider their “point of view”?   Make silent users “noisy” Let the silent users speak: this is very […]


Resume

Your Recent IT Work Experience Is What Matters Most

In Canada, candidates’ recent work experience carries more weight for many IT recruiting managers than other factors, according to a recent Robert Half study. This online survey, published in September 2019, was conducted among 270 Canadian IT executives. In terms of key hiring factors, respondents were asked to indicate the criteria which they felt were […]


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 […]


Interview

The Exit Interview and Why it Matters

When an employee resigns it is becoming more and more common to conduct an exit interview. How is it conducted? What do you gain from it? We spoke to Émilie Pelletier, CHRP and HR marketing and communication strategist at HRM Group. Less known than the hiring interview, the exit interview is gaining popularity among organizations […]


Resume

The Job Search – How to Keep Your Morale Up

Between rejection and when tons of resumes act like messages in bottles, how do you keep your morale up in spite of everything? Tips from Mathieu Guénette, guidance counsellor. Revise your CV and ask for advice According to Mr. Guénette, the first thing to do is to make sure your CV is clear and relevant. […]


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