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How to win you come-back to work after maternity leave

How to win you come-back to work after maternity leave

The perfect mom status has evolved a lot in the last decades. Far from the stay-at-home-cooking-cleaning-polite-feminine-lady, the perfect mom nowadays is often portrayed as the “superwoman”. She has it all: the high paying stimulating career, the loving husband, the...
“So, Tell Me About Yourself”

“So, Tell Me About Yourself”

Or, how should you be answering the “tell me about yourself” question in a job Interview (and basically, all questions the employer asks).   “So tell me about yourself.” Could this question be more vague? Does the employer want me to talk about my education, or...
How and when to ask questions in a job interview?

How and when to ask questions in a job interview?

“So, do you have any questions?” That (awkward) moment at the end of the job interview, when you are not sure if you could be asking about the salary and benefits, and most of the time end up saying “Nope, I’m good, thanks!”, thinking you did the right thing.  ...
Top 5 reasons you didn’t get the job

Top 5 reasons you didn’t get the job

Wondering why you didn’t get the job? Top tips to make sure you get the job next time. So, you didn’t get the job. Now what? One of the most discouraging moments in our lives can be hearing “We’re sorry. You didn’t get the job”.  High hopes followed by...

What #firstsevenjobs says about success

The twittersphere was recently abuzz with the latest hashtag #firstsevenjobs which featured successful people like celebrities and CEO’s posting about their first 7 jobs, and some of the results were interesting, some shocking, and some were downright hilarious.

Besides being inspirational and funny, what do these twitter posts mean for young (or seasoned) entrepreneurs? What is the takeaway from listing your first 7 jobs and what do they reveal about modern-day success?

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The 4 vs the 5 day Work Week: Which is better?

When trying to run a company, it’s not always easy to pinpoint what steps one must take to maximize productivity and employee happiness. In a world where our processes have changed SO MUCH over the past 60 years, why are we still sticking to the same schedules of yore?

Groundbreaking research by the University of Connecticut has shown many interesting findings concerning the implementation of a shorter-4 day work week….

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Catch Talent like Pokémon GO!

The Pokémon Go phenomenon has the world in a frenzy, with its launch this month turning everyone from kids to seniors into Pokémasters. For those of you who have been wondering why you have been spotting seemingly normal looking citizens running like mad through parks- you probably witnessed a full-on-pokémon-catch.

This behaviour is how employers and hiring professionals feel when they are trying to catch top candidates playing hide and seek! Here are tips and tricks to catch great staff (and pokémon too)!

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Break-Ups and Counter Offers

Johnny and Amber, Taylor and Calvin- Gavin and Gwen…these past few months have been packed with high profile celebrity breakups- citing irreconcilable differences. Sounds all very dramatic, and all too reminiscent of the love-hate relationships we sometimes have had with past employees, relationships that we sometimes stayed in too long- or ended too soon.

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4 things you NEED to know about Social Media and your Employees

On May 31st, Proforce Personnel hosted an amazing breakfast event at the offices of Stikeman Elliott called “Social Media, a Canadian Employers Friend or Foe?”. The speaker was renowned labour lawyer Stephanie Weschler, from the offices of Stikeman Elliott, who gave incredible insight on the legal aspects of social media in the workplace. For those who were not able to attend, here were some of the interesting themes discussed.

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