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Should You Hide Your Relationship with Your Colleague?

Romance in the office – it happens! According to a survey by ADP Canada, one Canadian professional in three has had a romantic relationship at work. What do you do in this situation? Do you hide it, like 45% of people who found themselves in this situation, or on the contrary talk about it openly? It […]


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Women in Science – a Hard-to-Break Glass Ceiling

Although it has been noted and denounced for years, women remain underrepresented in the fields of science and research. Despite the existence of disparities between countries, the underlying trend remains the same: the level of education of young women is increasing without significant effects on the number of researchers or laureates in the sciences.   […]


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Retired… to part time

After a 40-year career as a manager in well-known financial institutions, Ginette retired… to work better part time! Like her, many retirees decide to stay active in the labour market. On Boulevard des Laurentides in Laval, Ginette is beaming as she is busy advising customers of the Au féminin boutique. This former manager in the […]


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Employees, Dare to Enjoy a Siesta During the Day

Difficult nights, insomnia, exhausting daily commutes, night work… there are many reasons why you might be tired at work. If coffee, a chocolate bar or energy drink are no longer enough, the time may have come to consider the benefits of having a nap during the day. Some brief tips so you can dare to […]


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An Epic Job for This Summer?

Having a summer job that rhymes with freedom and wide open spaces… ‘Out’ with office walls and day camps! Harley Davidson, the symbol of America where anything is possible, may well make your dream come true. The celebrated motorcycle manufacturer is seeking 8 students for a 12-week ‘Find your freedom’ work placement. The 8 students […]


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When Corporate Theatre Rhymes with Fullness

Since the Greek tragedy, theatre has never ceased to be a formidable tool to educate and train yesterday’s citizens, but also today’s and tomorrow’s employees. In recent years, dramatic art has had a certain interest by companies, and for good reason – it offers a response to employees in their quest for development and well-being […]


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To Improve your Memory, Move!

A team of Canadian researchers recently concluded that aerobic training is beneficial to improving memory. The health benefits of training have been recognized for a long time: better fitness, reduced stress, refreshing sleep, improved concentration, etc. But now researchers at McMaster University in Ontario are going further by suggesting that physical activity has a positive […]


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Implanting a RFID chip in your employees ? It can be done

Have you sometimes forgotten your access card when you get to work? For some employees of a Flemish company, this is no longer a problem. New Fusion has equipped its employees with a chip that allows keyless entry of doors. The idea came from an employee who would often forget his badge, says Vincent Nys, […]


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My immigrant gardener is a medical graduate

How many people have obtained a degree abroad and, once arrived in Canada, cannot work in their field? Despite a widespread labour shortage in the country, how are degrees recognized? A chemist becomes an early childhood educator, an engineer drives a taxi, or a doctor is recycled into a laboratory technician. How many oversea graduates […]


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Is regional work better or not?

Prosperity is often promised to urbanites wanting to move for regional work, but the reality is not always rose coloured. What is the salary and cost of living? Geneviève Readman left Montérégie three years ago to become a psychoeducator in Bic. After reflecting on it, she asked herself “Why not?” “I saw a position on […]


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An internship for a mystery company? Would you do it?

The platform Blindapplying.com makes blind calls to candidate for businesses that are hiring and wish to remain anonymous. Take a look at this new recruitment method. Blind Applying’s concept can be frightening at the beginning: sending out your CV without a cover letter and without knowing which business selected you until the interview. Deutsche Telekom—set […]


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Millennials are concerned with quality work, survey finds

A survey conducted by the Indian recruitment firm Jombay concluded that millennials prioritize their work quality. Surprising, when this generation has a reputation of cutting corners… The facts are striking. When asked what motivates them at work, 80% of the 2,800 surveyed millennials reported that work quality was most important. They also look for this […]


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