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    Québec Public Service Job Attractiveness Survey

    2021

    The objective of this survey is to assess the attractiveness of public service jobs in order to optimize hiring processes. The survey is being conducted from a continuous improvement perspective and aims to guide future planning on what would positively impact the quality of services offered to the population.

    Frequently asked questions

    What is the Institut de la statistique du Québec?

    The Institut de la Statistique du Québec, also known as Statistique Québec, is a government agency whose mission is to produce, analyze and disseminate official, objective and quality statistics on various aspects of Québec society.

    How do I participate in the survey?

    To participate in the survey, you simply have to:

    If necessary, you can exit the questionnaire and return to finish it at a more convenient time. If you do not have access to the Internet, Statistique Québec will contact you to complete the questionnaire over the phone.

    If you are not available when we call, simply let us know what time would be more convenient for you.

    Why was I chosen for the survey?

    You were selected at random, just like several thousand other Quebecers, to participate in the Québec Public Service Job Attractiveness Survey.

    We obtained the personal information needed for the survey, including your contact information, from the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ), under an agreement approved by the Commission d’accès à l’information in accordance with the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information.

    Do I have to take part in this survey?

    Your participation in the survey is voluntary, but important, as it will help assess the attractiveness of jobs and the effectiveness of hiring processes in the public sector. The survey is being conducted from a continuous improvement perspective and aims to guide future planning on what would positively impact the quality of services offered to the population.

    Are the phone calls recorded?

    For quality and training purposes, phone calls with Statistique Québec agents are recorded. However, if you don't want the call to be recorded, simply notify the agent at the beginning of the call.

    What is Statistique Québec’s privacy policy?

    The Act respecting the Institut de la statistique du Québec guarantees that the information you provide will be kept confidential and will only be used for statistical purposes. All Statistique Québec employees have taken an oath before a commissioner and are bound to maintain the secrecy and confidentiality of the data they collect.

    Will you share my answers with other individuals or organizations?

    Statistique Québec has signed an agreement with the Secrétariat du Conseil du trésor and the École nationale d’administration publique, to whom the information collected will be sent, with the exception of your name, address, and telephone number. All of your information will be kept confidential and will only be used for statistical purposes.

    Does Statistique Québec have an ethical framework?

    Yes. The survey was reviewed by the ethics committee appointed by Statistique Québec. The ethics committee is responsible for safeguarding the respect, dignity and integrity of those participating or included in the survey.

    How can I make sure you are from Statistique Québec?

    You can call Statistique Québec toll-free at 1-800-561-0213.

    How can I get more information about the survey?

    For more information about the survey, please contact the Direction de la gestion de la collecte by e-mail at collecte@stat.gouv.qc.ca or by phone at 1-800-561-0213 (toll-free). You can reach us Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.