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 employee engagement. However, while everyone is familiar with the concept, few can easily distinguish the different types of leadership. The literature on the subject distinguishes two styles: transactional and transformational.  Transactional or transformational leadership  Transactional leadership, as the name suggests, is based on the principle of transactions between […]

Employee experience

July 23rd 2019 |

Competition between companies to attract customers is not new. 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 workforce. Does […]

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 […]

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

April 15th 2019 | |

Les défis associés à la pénurie de main-d’œuvre qualifiée sont multiples et varient d’un secteur d’activités à un autre. Les organisations doivent travailler d’arrache-pied afin d’accroître leur pouvoir d’attraction et d’avoir une « marque employeur » qui se différencie de celle de la concurrence. Présence accrue sur les médias sociaux, horaire de travail flexible et […]

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 […]