Comment composer avec un tyran au travail

Une lectrice m’a contacté sur Twitter; elle voulait savoir comment faire face à un tyran à son travail. Apparemment, un gestionnaire d’un autre service n’arrête pas d’élever la voix dans les réunions dans le but d’intimider les autres et de les inciter à ne pas être en désaccord avec lui. Il crée ainsi un environnement…

How you’re most likely to get caught lying in your resume

Most companies conduct background checks on potential hires. They go to the extra time and effort because they know that many candidates include exaggerated or false information on their resumes. A working relationship is built on mutual trust. Employers don’t want to enter into an association that starts out with dishonesty. Here’s what the experts…

Il suffit que vous répondiez à 50% des exigences du poste pour obtenir une entrevue (étude)

Vous avez trouvé une offre d’emploi intéressante, mais vous n’avez pas toutes les qualifications recherchées par l’employeur? Ce n’est pas une cause perdue. Il s’avère que vous n’avez pas réellement besoin de répondre à toutes les exigences de l’employeur. Exigences liées au poste : Quinze années d’expérience dans le développement de logiciels, antécédents en matière de dépassement…

How to handle a bully at work

A reader reached out to me through our Twitter channel. She wanted to know how to deal with a bully at work. Apparently, there is a manager from another department who consistently raises his voice in meetings to angerly intimidate other people into not disagreeing with him. It is creating a hostile and fearful work…

Study: You only need 50% of job requirements to be interviewed

You see a job posting for a role that you would love to have, but you don’t have all of the qualifications the employer is looking for. It’s not a lost cause. It turns out that you don’t actually need to have every credential in the bullet-pointed list of requirements. Wanted: 15-years experience in software development,…

The 10 highest (and ten lowest) paying jobs in Canada

Statistics Canada released its top 10 list of the most talked about stories of last year. Coming in on number two on the list was their data on employment in Canada. (The number one story was cannabis.) The big employment story was Canada’s lowest unemployment rate in 40 years at 5.6%, but Stats Can’s regular…

Canada kicks off 2019 with record low unemployment

Canada’s unemployment rate is holding steady at an over forty-year low right now. This country’s economy added 9,300 jobs last month, keeping the national unemployment rate at the historically low rate of 5.6 per cent, according to Statistics Canada. The country first hit this milestone in November when the unemployment rate fell to the lowest…