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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:Key […]

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 […]

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 LeadershipTransactional leadership, as the name suggests, is based on the principle of […]

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 […]

Career Management: The Recipe for Success

June 3rd 2019 |

In the coming years, it will be increasingly rare for employees to be in the same position in the same organization for the entirety of their careers, especially because of the shortage of skilled manpower. Moreover, technology has become unavoidable in the job market, and it will likely cause some jobs to disappear or evolve, […]

BEING A BOSS OR A LEADER?

May 7th 2019 |

Being a “boss” is not the same as being a leader. A “boss”/a good manager/a supervisor will ensure that employees perform the tasks assigned to them. A leader will foster team spirit and will engage employees to achieve the company’s goals. The impact of the decisions a leader makes is also fundamental. This is called […]