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6 keys to a successful presentation

Presentations to teams or decision-makers is a recurring exercise for the project manager. How do you avoid putting your audience to sleep? What techniques are there to pass your message on effectively? 1 – Don’t rush into PowerPoint “The worst thing to do is to create your own material directly without having thought about your […]


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How to Adapt to Automation

The most apocalyptic forecasts say there is a high probability that jobs will be destroyed en mass by artificial intelligence and automation. The most optimistic believe on the contrary that technological progress creates jobs. Reality is somewhere in the middle. There will certainly be changes, but you can anticipate them and train yourself accordingly. Developing […]


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Clinical Nurse Specializing in Infection Control and Prevention ­­­­­­­­– What Does She Do?

Hospital-acquired infections are a major problem for the health care system and are the subject of increased surveillance. In Quebec, the Ministry of Health and Social Services indicates that in health care institutions 10% of persons admitted will contract this type of infection during the care or treatment received. Several studies have demonstrated that setting […]


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Focus on the Executive Assistant

The executive assistant is a key person for the success of a business leader. But what is her mission exactly? And what qualities are required to carry out this function effectively?   A facilitator with leadership The primary task of the executive assistant is to facilitate the daily work of the president. She saves him […]


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Succeeding As a “Consultant” — Best Practices

Going into business puts the wind in your sails. Whether you are seeking greater freedom of action, to work on a variety of projects or to be your own boss, consulting is an appealing option. But becoming a “consultant” is not for novices. Between expertise and social skills, here are some tips to stand out. […]


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4 Factors to Consider Before Accepting a Position

Before accepting a position in a company that you don’t know, you should consider these 4 factors… beyond the salary offered! The conditions of the job offer When a job offer is received as a result of a hiring process, it must be consistent with your expectations and the conditions stated during the interview. If […]


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IT and Temporary Work – a Natural Marriage

Information technology (IT) workers always seem to be jumping from one organization to another. But is this perception justified? What explains the significance of temporary work in this field? Two recruiters talk to us. “You have to make a difference between temporary jobs and the use of consultants,” says Bruno Filion, senior talent acquisition adviser […]


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Are you a slasher?

Philippe, 56 years old, has been a merchant for more than thirty years. Several years ago, he gave himself the “leisure” to develop other skills, to the point that today he presents himself as a merchant/CEGEP teacher/trainer/musician. You will understand, the “slasher” label comes from the accumulation of angled bars, slashes, on the presentation. Like […]


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Attitude to Adopt if a Desire to Resign Takes You

While resignation may be justified in some cases, in other cases it deserves a mature reflection on the part of the employee. Resigning on impulse, exasperated by your superior or colleagues, could have heavy consequences in the short and medium term. So before you get to that point, and even if there are elements against […]


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The Many Facets of Social Work

Whether working in a hospital setting or in a CLSC, the social worker (SW) certainly doesn’t have a boring routine. What does this profession look like? How do you become a SW? What is a social worker? Among professionals in support relationships, the SW assesses and restores the social functioning of individuals, couples, families or […]


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Changing Fields – Good Questions to Ask

Has the urge to drop your professional activities to start over from scratch in another field crossed your mind? Before you start looking for greener pastures where you can develop new skills, certain questions are worth asking so you don’t drag your dissatisfaction into it. What drives me professionally? You can carry out the exercise […]


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Newcomers – Programs to Help You Find a Temporary Job

For both employers and transient workers, finding a job or hiring temporary employees is not always easy. But there are two federal government programs that can help – the Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) program and the International Mobility Program (IMP). Advantages and disadvantages of each.  The International Mobility Program (IMP) “allows employers to hire foreign […]


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