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La reconnaissance des employés: mais pourquoi ?

Employee Recognition: What For?

Everyone needs recognition. We may act “all tough” and pretend to be above it all, but the fact is, we all need to be recognized. It is a fundamental human need.  Still, in a recent study conducted by the l’Ordre des Conseillers en Ressources Humaines Agréés (CRHA), 50% of Quebecois claim that they have not […]


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Karelab participe au Loyalty Games 2014

2014 Loyalty Games – Isabel Théorêt is Moving to the Second Round!

Last Saturday, Isabel Théorêt represented Karelab at the international 2014 Loyalty Games competition. Despite having found the test difficult, Isabel was confident that she would rank in the top 50% among a group of 1500 participants, which would allow her to move forward to the second round. As per the organizers: “The Loyalty Games is […]


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Karelab participe au Loyalty Games 2014

The 2014 Loyalty Games – Karelab’s first participation

The 2014 Loyalty Games were held last Saturday, where 1500 participants were invited to compete in a first round of elimination. Participants from more than a hundred countries competed virtually. Their challenge: answering a test of 108 questions (multiple choice and case studies) covering all aspects of loyalty, and all this within two hours. Proudly representing Karelab, […]


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Transparence + Vision Claire = Engagement

Transparency + Clear Vision = Engagement

How can a company’s transparent decision taking and clear vision drive engagement? This is not about a mathematical formula, but rather about a social psychology rule. Many businesses make up missions that lack transparency and that leave employees in doubt. These quasi-scientifically formulated missions often run-on over 4, 5 or 6 lines leaving the reader […]


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Karelab is Offering its White Paper: Employment Market, Turnover Rate in Quebec from 1990 to 2020

Karelab is Offering its White Paper: Employment Market, Turnover Rate in Quebec from 1990 to 2020.

At Karelab, the strategic research and development team carried out an exhaustive study to start off the year 2014. Mobilized by questions regarding the employment market in the province of Quebec, questions that are currently debated by human resource specialists, statisticians, demographers, economists and labour sociologists, Karelab compiled and analyzed various data on the topic. […]


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Quand prendre soin des gens rime avec agence de recouvrement

When Taking Care of People Rhymes with Collection Agency

In his book Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together And Others Don’t, Simon Sinek tells a fascinating story about Christina Harbridge. Christina, a second-year university student, is looking for a part-time job. She answers an ad offering employment in a collection agency. She quickly notices that employees are using all means possible to […]


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Karelab participe au Loyalty Games 2014

Karelab will be participating at the 2014 Loyalty Games

The Karelab team is happy to announce that it will be participating at the 2014 Loyalty Games. During this online competition which will take place from July 12 to August 9, professionals and gamification specialists will compete. On the agenda, multiple choice questions and case studies will be handled by the competitors and evaluated by […]


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Karelab remporte le prix jeunes entrepreneurs Gala Alpha 2014

Karelab Wins the “Young Entrepreneurs” Award at the 2014 Alpha Contest

This past May 14 took place the 30th Edition of the Alpha Contest, an activity that recognizes the performance of businesses from the Saint-Laurent, Cartierville and Mont-Royal areas. I was there along with Isabel Théoret, our Strategy Vice-President. It is in March that we found out that Karelab had been nominated in the category Young Entrepreneurs, […]


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[Conférence] Bonheur au travail au Colloque Focus Gestion et RH le 3 juin prochain

[Conference] Happiness at Work at Colloque Focus Gestion et RH on June 3rd

On June 3rd in Quebec city, I will have the privilege of speaking at the Colloque Focus Gestion et RH. I will be presenting the conference Happiness at Work: Make Room for Engagement and Recognition. Colloquium is presenting for the 2nd consecutive year, a conference day discussing what the Human Resources role should be to […]


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Bonheur au travail : place à l'engagement et à la reconnaissance

[Conference] Happiness at Work: Make Room for Engagement and Recognition

On May 14, I will have the privilege of participating at the Journée Infopresse as a conference speaker. The Journées Infopresse are conferences where marketing, communications and design professionals unite. In this edition, topics such as employee engagement, open communication, creativity and business values will be discussed. My conference is titled Happiness at Work: Make […]


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