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Leadership Behind a Screen.

May 3rd 2021 |

The Covid-19 pandemic seems to be the first episode of the first season of the series of changes that humanity will face. A change that has affected and will continue to affect our way of life and especially our methods of communication. Regardless of its nature, communication represents our ability to establish and maintain relationships. […]

The Five Competencies of Tomorrow

January 27th 2021 | |

The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a crisis that caused upheaval in workplaces. Whether employees were self-employed or worked for the public, para-public, or private sectors, organizations had to mobilize themselves and their workforce to remain productive and relevant to ensure they survived and continue to do so post-pandemic. Historical events and what they taught us: […]

Professional Development in a Pandemic

December 15th 2020 |

Professional development is generally associated with obtaining a senior position in the organization or with succession programs. However, professional development has taken a different form resulting from the global upheaval caused by the pandemic. For most of us, the events of the last few months have led us to make significant changes in our daily […]

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Team Tuesday : Jean-François Labre, Consultant, Talent Management Solutions

September 8th 2020 |

This week EPSI introduces you to Jean-François Labre, Consultant, Talent Management Solutions Q. Jean-François, during your master’s degree, you were interested in organizational learning (OL) and its effects on employee well-being. Do you think there is a connection between these two themes and employer brand? A. Yes absolutely, because employees want to experience well-being at […]

NEW ! Partnership with SHL

June 3rd 2020 |

EPSI is pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with SHL®, a global leader in talent solutions. All of our EPSI customers will now have access to one of the largest catalogues of assessment including our own assessment tools, IBM/Kenexa assessments, as well as the toolbox of assessments that SHL brings. This bundle of assessments […]

HR word: Assessment After

April 14th 2020 |

Everybody agrees that the current situation will have an impact on the way we will do things in the future. HR, and more specifically “Assessment & recruitment” is no exception. But what can we expect in the short term? Here are some thoughts: The magnitude of the changes will depend on our ability to keep […]

Does your organization prioritize your employees’ psychological health and safety?

April 7th 2020 |

Increasingly, for many organizations, employee psychological health and safety represent a major challenge. Mental illness is in fact, the leading cause of disability in Canada. In addition to causing significant organizational impacts (e.g., absenteeism, presentism, workforce turnover, loss of expertise), the human costs associated with mental health problems demonstrate the need to take action. Prevention […]

Leadership: the Impact of Employee Attraction

February 27th 2020 | |

Leadership is the starting point for increasing the level of employee engagement. However, while everyone is familiar with the concept, few are familiar with the various leadership styles. Research has identified two main leadership styles, transactional leadership and transformational leadership. Transactional or Transformational Leadership Transactional leadership, as the name suggests, is based on the principle […]

Employee experience

July 23rd 2019 |

Competition between companies to attract customers is not a new concept. However, for a number of years now, we have seen all sorts of initiatives arise among employers to attract the best employees! Fitness centres, integrated daycare services, even ping pong tables: employers must always find more ways of wooing a smaller and more selective […]