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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 […]

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 […]

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Is a sustainable approach to talent management in a context of skilled labor shortage possible?

April 15th 2019 |

The challenges associated with the shortage of skilled labor are many and vary from one sector of activity to another. Organizations must work hard to increase their attractiveness and have an “employer brand” that differentiates itself from the competition. Increased social media presence, flexible work hours and a stimulating work environment are among the current […]

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PART 2: PROMOTING YOUR EMPLOYER BRAND

August 17th 2017 |

The “Employer Brand” article – part one of this article – showed us why the employer brand concept is essential to an organization. To remain competitive, an organization must be able to attract the best talent in a market that is becoming increasingly competitive. Your employer brand allows you to set yourself apart from the […]

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PART 1: WHAT IS AN EMPLOYER BRAND?

June 29th 2017 |

In a constantly changing and evolving environment, where employees and companies face many challenges, how can a company implement winning qualities to ensure its permanence in the market? Human resources certainly comprise one of the determining factors for a company. The development of a stable, competent workforce committed to its mission is a critical challenge […]

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HOW CAN WE DEFINE TODAY’S HIRING PROCESS?

June 20th 2017 |

Organizations have to continually improve their practices in order to be competitive. When the time comes to improve the efficiency of an organization, we often think of working on the means of production, developing new, more modern infrastructures, or even reviewing the operational processes. We tend to forget that the strength of an organization resides […]

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Is work-life balance part of your corporate culture?

June 6th 2017 |

The massive influx of women on the labour market has triggered major changes in the family structure. Quebec families have had to redefine the parental roles, and despite everything, considerable challenges in terms of the work-family balance are still present. The number of magazine articles and blog posts dedicated to personal organization, time management, and […]

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The Good Side of Gossip

February 16th 2017 |

Although most people do not like to consider themselves as gossips, they have probably engaged in gossip at some point in their life. While the term gossip has developed a negative connotation in our culture, at its core it simply refers to conversations about a person who is not present. For employers with employees sharing […]

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Be Innovative, but Stay True to Yourself!

January 19th 2017 |

Toblerone chocolate bars recently caused uproar in the United Kingdom when they changed the shape of their famous bar! Their reason for the shrinkage? The company explained, “[…] like many other companies, we are experiencing higher costs for numerous ingredients.”1 That being said, every company must be successful, and every company feels pressure to find […]