Are Pre-employment Assessments Still Useful?

May 30th 2023 |

The labour shortage context that has been present for the past few years, and which has been greatly accelerated by the pandemic, has led organizations to review their personnel selection processes. The reason is simple: talent is rare and is no longer found where it used to be. They demand more mobility, more challenges and […]

5 benefits of investing in your employer brand

May 23rd 2023 |

Employer branding is now an essential aspect of recruitment today. After all, organizations are no longer just competing for products and services, but also for talent (because obviously, there is not enough to go around!). The concept is becoming increasingly topical, as the labour shortage has undoubtedly prompted many organizations to think about their human […]

Talent assessment, well beyond recruitment

May 12th 2023 |

In today’s talent-hunting environment, we often hear the same yet relevant question: WHY do we assess talent if, at the same time, we know it to be scarce and sought after? And more importantly, WHY entrust this task to an external firm, especially in such a precarious economic context? In addition to recruitment, talent assessment […]

Meaning at Work & Well-being: A Powerful Pair

April 25th 2023 |

According to the IRSST [1], “for work to have meaning, it must provide satisfaction to the person doing it, correspond to his or her interests, call upon his or her skills, stimulate the development of his or her potential and allow him or her to achieve his or her goals.” What gives a person a […]

Intergenerational Collaboration in the Workplace

April 6th 2023 |

Organizations are now composed of a great diversity of generations. The entire global workforce is now represented by 4 generations: Baby Boomers, Generation X, Generation Y and more recently, Generation Z. The importance of thinking about the concept of generation and generational specificities has been emphasized by several researchers since the 1950s. Currently, even though […]

The Water Cooler… Even Digital!

March 15th 2023 |

You may be surprised that an article about water cooler talk is a topic that has made it to our blogs. And yet… More and more serious articles are being written on this topic. Water cooler talk is what happens when co-workers take a break and take time to relax and talk about less stressful […]

EPSI is very proud to join Pixel in celebrating the launch of Culture Inc.!

February 21st 2023 |

COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSEPOUR DIFFUSION IMMÉDIATE Gatineau, le 21 février 2023 Culture Inc. se spécialise en développement de marque employeur et marketing RH. Elle est le fruit d’une collaboration de longue date entre EPSI et Pixel et est née du désir mutuel d’offrir un service complet en développement de marque employeur et en marketing RH. La […]

The SME and its Employer Brand: A World of Possibilities! 

February 9th 2023 |

With SME month coming to a close, I would have regretted not speaking on the subject. Those who know me know that I have a special love for SMEs. They have a “li’l somethin” (as my colleague from NB would say). Their flexibility, their ability to adapt, their dynamism, their human scale (proximity to employees) […]

Organizational culture: What if you let your employees define it?

January 26th 2023 |

All of us in the room knew it wasn’t just about the money. Together, we built a business that combined profits, passion and meaning. And we knew it wasn’t just about building a business. It was about building a lifestyle that brought happiness to everyone, including ourselves. Tony Hsieh, 48 hours after Amazon acquired Zappos […]

SMILE! Everyone’s looking…  

January 17th 2023 |

Smile and the world will smile back. Nicolas Roy, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at EPSI People often tell me that I smile quite a bit, and it’s true! It comes as second nature to me. I never thought about the impact that smiling had on others until someone pointed it out to me.   “I see […]

The art of saying thank you

December 12th 2022 |

In a context of increased competition, financial pressures associated with inflation and where the labour shortage means that employees have more than ever the possibility of choosing their employer, the question of employee recognition has never been so topical. It is a lever that allows an organization to stand out without significantly increasing its payroll […]

Excelor Gala 2022

December 1st 2022 |

We were present on October 29th at the Excelor Gala, organized by the Chamber of Commerce of Gatineau. It was an honor to be nominated for the Excelor Export Project Award, with our recent subsidiary EPSI France in Paris. Winning this award is a great recognition for the many efforts made in this project with […]