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Change management: a lever for improving organizational culture 

May 17th 2022 |

There has been a lot of talk about the importance of organizational culture in recent years, especially when it comes to making changes that may affect an organization’s current culture. In fact, sometimes the culture of an organization can prevent the implementation of a change and create resistance. Obviously, this is not what is intended […]

Being benevolent… more than a buzzword   

April 26th 2022 |

Let’s face it: benevolence has not always been a priority in the workplace. Performance, productivity, success, profits have always been more important. However, just as with well-being at work, kindness is becoming more and more important. A place that has an important impact on everyone. The reason for this is quite simple. Several studies have […]

Meaning and happiness at work: “One size fits all”?  

April 19th 2022 |

Every human being is unique. That being said, we all often try to find THE recipe, THE common solution to a situation X, which is quite ironic given the endless complexity and variety that humans embody. In other words, as realistic as finding 2 identical snowflakes (good luck). The concepts of meaning and happiness at […]

Why be Interested in Values when Recruiting? 

March 29th 2022 |

In this time of widespread labor shortages, more and more companies are competing to attract and retain the best talent. A lot of emphasis is on employer branding and candidate experience, with good reason. To this end, an increasing number of organizations are identifying their values, publicizing them, and evaluating them when it comes to […]

Pre-Employment References: Are They Still Pertinent? 

March 14th 2022 | |

In the category of old furniture are the famous pre-employment references. By old furniture, I mean that they are still there, because they have always been there and we forget to question their relevance, especially in the current context where speed is of the essence in a selection process.  The reality is that, scientifically, pre-employment […]

Mental Health: We All Have a Role to Play!

January 25th 2022 |

I need to talk to you. I have something important to tell you… will you listen to me? Did you know that one in four employed Canadians say their personal and professional lives have deteriorated since the pandemic started [1] ? Did you know that managers are 70% more likely to experience episodes of crisis […]

Self-Management: A Key Competency For Today’s Workforce

January 12th 2022 |

Career development is more important than ever in the discussions of guidance professionals. Several sources state that adults will make between 5 and 7 career transitions in their lifetime. It is clear that today’s work contexts often result in non-linear and highly unpredictable career paths. This desire to remain motivated and efficient drives today’s worker.    The idea […]

Are Pre-employment Assessments Still Useful?

November 29th 2021 |

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 […]

The Journey of an Employee Experience

November 1st 2021 |

A hot topic in 2021 has been the escalating war for talent and the needs for organizations to find innovative ways to remain competitive in attracting and retaining top talent. One of the areas that top employers seek that competitive advantage is delivering excellence in employee experience. A Bit of History In fact, according to […]

EPSI Consolidates Its Expertise in Strategic Coaching by Integrating the Services of ST Marketing

October 28th 2021 |

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION Gatineau – Thursday, October 28, 2021 The EPSI Inc. team is proud to announce the integration of ST Marketing‘s professional expertise into its strategic business consulting services. The combination of these two consulting forces allows EPSI to further expand its range of services and confirms its desire to better support its […]

The Search for Talent: A Conversation Rather Than a Process

December 13th 2021 |

It is no secret that recruiting and retaining employees is difficult today. Indeed, in the midst of a labour shortage, the job market is now dominated by job seekers.   However, the term “shortage” is misleading because, with a few exceptions, a job posting still generates a good volume of resumes even though the vast majority of candidates do not generally match the […]