Career management

Career management

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Burning Your Bridges

A survey conducted by the Robert Half firm revealed that the context of the pandemic has led nearly half of Canadians (47%) to call their career into question. Here are some avenues for reflection to analyze before making the leap. What do I want from my career? According to Jean-Claude Laurin, workplace and organizational psychologist, […]


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Engineers: When the Competition Is Enticing You

A growing number of companies are currently seeking qualified engineers, but the number of available professionals does not always meet the demand. Employers are therefore turning to their competitors to recruit the best workers. What are the major elements to consider before accepting an offer from a competing company? When approached by companies actively seeking […]


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The Best Jobs for Remote Working

In these times of confinement, remote working is required as a solution to continue to earn a living despite voluntary or mandatory isolation, which could last for several months. Fortunately, there are some unexpected jobs that lend themselves well to remote working. Here they are. Virtual assistant These are sometimes also called telesecretaries. This occupation […]


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5 Ways to Network Like a Pro

There is no longer any doubt about the many benefits of networking. How can you use it to stand out and, especially, to avoid missing opportunities? Here are five strategies to achieve this! Have a clear plan  It’s not enough to dress up! Before the meeting, make sure to review the goals. If possible, take […]


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Temporary Employment – a Variety of Job Opportunities

Gone are the days when temporary employment was reserved for day labourers in factories. Here is a compilation of fields that increasingly depend on temporary workers to meet growing labour needs. You might be surprised!   1. Specialists in Human Resources. This advisor will be involved in various matters such as skills management, employee relations, […]


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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 […]


Career management

Working in IT, but Not in the IT Industry

Half of Quebec IT workers don’t work in the IT industry but in manufacturing companies, banks or SMEs. What benefits are there to working in IT, but not in the IT industry? Not all information technology professionals are hired by the video game industry or by computer companies. Far from it. “It is very rare […]


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6 keys to a successful presentation

Presentations to teams or decision-makers is a recurring exercise for the project manager. How do you avoid putting your audience to sleep? What techniques are there to pass your message on effectively? 1 – Don’t rush into PowerPoint “The worst thing to do is to create your own material directly without having thought about your […]


Career management

6 keys to a successful presentation

Presentations to teams or decision-makers is a recurring exercise for the project manager. How do you avoid putting your audience to sleep? What techniques are there to pass your message on effectively? 1 – Don’t rush into PowerPoint “The worst thing to do is to create your own material directly without having thought about your […]


Career management

How to Adapt to Automation

The most apocalyptic forecasts say there is a high probability that jobs will be destroyed en mass by artificial intelligence and automation. The most optimistic believe on the contrary that technological progress creates jobs. Reality is somewhere in the middle. There will certainly be changes, but you can anticipate them and train yourself accordingly. Developing […]


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Women in IT – How to Find Your Place

While 47% of the Canadian workforce are women, they remain by far the minority in the IT sector, where they account for only 20% of the workforce. Even in the largest companies (Netflix, Amazon, Twitter, Uber, Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft…), they are never above the ratio of 28%. According to a study of more than […]


Career management

4 Factors to Consider Before Accepting a Position

Before accepting a position in a company that you don’t know, you should consider these 4 factors… beyond the salary offered! The conditions of the job offer When a job offer is received as a result of a hiring process, it must be consistent with your expectations and the conditions stated during the interview. If […]


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