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Could you be replaced by a robot at work?

The BBC has just published on its website a “automation simulator”, a tool developed by researchers at Oxford University, in partnership with Deloitte, which lets the probability of being replaced by a computer be measured. Could you be replaced by a robot at work? The greater the human factor plays a significant role in your […]


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Vacations : Time to relax and unplug from work

For some managers, vacations time can bring unwanted stress and be hard to plan. Let’s see how we can address this.  Extended vacations Too many managers only take a week off at a time because they fear taking three weeks or more in a row. While the “zero cell phone/portable computer” message is quite acceptable […]


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Telecommuting, more popular than ever!

The value of a work-life balance, be it to attract talent or to promote employees’ well being, has made teleworking a major trend and it only seems to be growing! Less than 10% of Quebec workers work remotely. However, that is changing. According to a recent survey by Accountemps Canada, the agency specializing in temporary […]


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Is too much sitting hazardous to your health?

Sitting too long can be as harmful to your health as cigarette smoking.  A news report broadcast at the end of last month on ICI Radio-Canada’s programme Découverte  talked about a work habit which is more dangerous than it seems, and proposed some solutions. Back pain, weight gain, increased risk of certain cancers, diabetes, hypertension… […]


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Co-workers: the reason why nearly half of Canadians would stay at their jobs

Even if they are not happy with their job, 43% of Canadians are willing to stay at the same position because they get along with their co-workers. Salary and employment benefits are less influential, according to an online survey of 500 people across the country, conducted by Randstad staffing agency. The key to happiness at […]


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New job, new challenges

Accountemps asked over 600 employees and supervisors what they considered to be the greatest challenge to overcome when they take on the duties of a new position. According to the Accountemps survey, learning new processes and procedures tops the greatest challenges to be overcome when taking on a new job, both with employees (49%) and […]


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Employees’ biggest fear? Making a mistake

There it is. 29% of office employees say that their biggest fear in their workplace is making a mistake. The survey conducted by Accountemps with 277 Canadians puts fear of failure in first place, ahead of managing difficult customers (17%), public speaking (16%), conflicts with colleagues (14%) and conflicts with a superior (12%). To avoid […]


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My boss is picking on me, what do I do…?

Before answering this you need to find out why.  By considering the possibilities (and Lord knows there could be many) we will be in a better position to thoroughly address the situation. Let’s look at the different possibilities and “counter-attack” options: 1 – My boss fears me: Recognize that a defensive aggressive reaction is the […]


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Integrate your new employer

 Well there you go, you have signed your contract and you will integrate your new employer with new responsibilities and a new team on Monday morning: meeting 8.30am. Although you have been selected from among numerous candidates and you have shown good qualities in the interview, remember that the game doesn’t end there…on the contrary.  […]


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Are you prone to procrastination?

Almost nobody can escape it. At one moment or another, whether working at the office or in our personal business, we all succumb to the temptation of putting things off until tomorrow, but how can we resist it? Right before Christmas, while surfing on the Internet looking for gift ideas, I came across an article […]


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