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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

An Innovative Way to Increase Work Productivity

January 10th 2017 |

Numerous studies have demonstrated the importance of getting the right amount of sleep in order to function at an optimal level. Inadequate amounts of sleep have been associated with a wide range of health disorders. There is no arguing that the negative effects of sleep deprivation on the brain and the body are profound. We […]


October 31st 2016 |

Linda Sabourin has several years of experience in a strategic advisory role for both human resources management and career management. She offers services related to the assessment and development of human potential, including: management/career coaching, management skills development training programs, assessment of potential (psychometric testing), career transitions, and organizational development. Her clients include individuals, SMEs, […]


October 24th 2016 | |

Everyone has had an enthusiastic colleague or friend, who was excited by the challenges of his or her position, and imagined working towards a brilliant career with his or her employer, but who, after a few months or even years, admits being completely disillusioned, admits to doing only the bare minimum, and to even considering […]


October 6th 2016 |

Pierre Nelis, Business Consultant, has on-the-ground company experience on everything dealing with business strategies and tactics, marketing and development. Prior to being part of the Inno-centre team, Pierre gained experience with a variety of engineering consultancies, including Tecsult, the Noranda Group and Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceuticals. His wide-ranging trajectory led him to Softimage, a pioneer in […]