Pay and benefits

Pay and benefits

How to Manage Your Finances as a Seasonal Worker

Summer is often the best-paying period of the year for seasonal workers. You have to be well organized to compensate for the slow winter period. Here are our tips to manage your budget! “Personally, my strategy is simple,” explains Félix Charbonneau, diver and seasonal worker. “I took my least-paying year and divided it by twelve, […]


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Compensation negotiation: think of the benefits!

There’s more than just salary to compensation negotiation. If your future employer cannot make a purely financial effort, you may be able to obtain benefits that are just as interesting.  Why would benefits work when salary won’t budge? Companies, especially major corporations, sometimes have salary scales that they cannot escape from without the risk of […]


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Create jobs this summer and get funding

The applications for the 2014 Canada Summer Jobs fund have changed. The annual government run program, which creates thousands of job opportunities for students throughout the country, has moved its submission deadline to January 31 this year. Create jobs this summer and get funding ! The change was made as to allow participating employers to be […]


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Salary negotiations: when it pays off to be outrageous

Those who dare abandon their self-consciousness or affected shyness when comes the time for salary negotiations and ask for the sky may be richly rewarded. Read on. This tip—or rather this revelation—comes from the results of a study published in July 2011 in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology. Conducted by Todd J. Thorsteinson of […]


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