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Special COVID-19 – A review of hirings and dismissals – October 2021

Despite the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian job market continued to improve in September, which began four months ago. The economy created 157,000 jobs, reaching the level of February 2020. Statistics Canada’s most recent Labor Force Survey (LFS) shows an unemployment rate at 6.9%, up from 7.1% in August. On the other […]


Interview

Daring to negotiate pays off!

Want to change jobs? Before accepting a new job, fine-tune your negotiation strategy. Now is the right time to dare to negotiate: for a rare time in history, workers have the big end of the stick because of the widespread shortage of staff. Here are some ways to get the maximum benefits from a negotiation. […]


Jobs search

The National Job Fair will make its in-person meetings return at the Olympic Stadium on October 14 and 15

  This is the 15th edition of The National Job Fair in Montreal. This is the first time that the Olympic Stadium, the largest exhibition hall in Quebec, will host an event related to education and employment. Visitors will be able to find companies from sectors as varied as aeronautics, pharmaceuticals, education, government services, health, transport, security […]


Rights and labour standards

True or false: 4 things to know about the hybrid model

Will hybrid work make a breakthrough when the epidemiological curve of COVID-19 flattens, like the craze for teleworking during the pandemic? When it’s time to get back to the office, a third of workers may have to show up two or three days a week, according to a cross-Canada survey conducted by ADP and Maru […]


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A review of hirings and dismissals in Canada – September 2021

Despite the rise of the delta variant and its consequences, economic activity is in full swing, and employment is up for a third consecutive month in Canada. The increase is 90,000 (+ 0.5%), while unemployment is at its lowest level since February 2020. This brings Canada closer and closer to the pre-pandemic employment level of […]


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What does the future hold for teleworking?

Let it be said: teleworking is here to stay. Still marginal not so long ago, its arrival has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to two recent studies, it is set to become the standard and will go hand in hand with flexibility. A Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) survey of 700 Canadian […]


Resume

Video resume, a new trendy tool

The spotlights are focused on the video resume, a trendy new tool in the recruitment world. An update on the trend. The video resume has been attracting attention since Gen Z favourite TikTok announced its intention to offer this recruitment tool to young talents and to the companies that want to hire them. Will the […]


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Special COVID-19 – A review of hirings and dismissals – August 2021

Will the prospect of an imminent return to several workplaces at the start of the school year have an influence on the labor market? One thing is certain, employment growth continues with deconfinement. As Canadian provinces ease public health restrictions and bars, restaurants, businesses and performance venues can accommodate more people across the country, the […]


Rights and labour standards

Four tips for resigning with style

 Since March 2020, very few employees have dared to leave their jobs due to the uncertain times linked to the pandemic. With the recovery, we could witness what Professor Anthony Klotz of A&M University in Texas recently dubbed the “Great Resignation”.  Closer to home, nearly 35% of Quebecers are thinking of changing their jobs or […]


Company life

Back to the office: not as easy as it appears

 While the deconfinement was expected by everyone, the return to the office is not the same. It’s still far from reaching a consensus. According to a survey conducted by Angus Reid for ADP Canada, 36% of remote-working, Generation Z Canadians—those 25 and under—are enthusiastic about returning to their usual workplaces. And that rate drops with […]


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Special COVID-19 – A review of hirings and dismissals -July 2021

The gradual lifting of health restrictions from coast to coast allowed restaurants and businesses, among others, to reopen and reduce unemployment in June 2021. The unemployment rate fell to 7.8% in June in Canada from 8.2% in May. This is the second lowest unemployment rate since the start of the pandemic, after 7.5% recorded last […]


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SPECIAL COVID-19 – A REVIEW OF HIRINGS AND DIMISSALS – JUNE 2021

Before summer and the holidays, provinces are deconfining their populations, but the job market has yet to recover from 15 months of the pandemic. Employment continued to decline for a second consecutive month in May in Canada, according to Statistics Canada’s most recent Labor Force Survey (LFS). The losses (-68,000) are much smaller than in […]


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