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Job Search: How to Get Remotivated After the Summer Holidays

So you have taken a bit of a summer break in your job search, and that’s great – it’s important to recharge your batteries. But now you are having a hard time getting back into it… Here are some tips to get back into the game. Take stock If you have let go of your […]


Jobs search

Risks to Manage While Seeking a Job

Lack of money is the biggest risk faced by job seekers. Here are our tips of what to look out for and to reduce other risks from your lack of work. Financial risk The fear of financial fiasco may make you want to shorten your search by accepting the first job that comes along. No […]


Interview

What Happens at the Second Job Interview?

Employers are requiring a second job interview more and more frequently. This is an opportunity for you to present yourself in more depth and ask your nagging questions. Here are our five tips to make the most of this second meeting. Be glad Being called to a second interview is excellent news, and it means […]


Company life

What Can You Learn from a Job in Administration?

Not so long ago, holding an administrative position mainly meant answering the phone and doing clerical tasks. With the appearance of new technologies and in a changing work environment, the function has metamorphosed. Administrative jobs can now help develop useful skills in many other areas. Here are six. Initiative An administrative function is a good […]


Oddly enough

Are you an ambivert?

Neither extravert nor introvert, an ambivert is combination of the two… And for this person, holding two or three part-time jobs can be a good way to fulfil yourself professionally! Appearing for the first time in 1927 in the book Source Book for Social Psychology, the term “ambivert” is gaining popularity nearly a century later […]


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Four ways to bring the “corporate” style up do date

There is no escaping it. Although many companies have adopted “casual Friday” year round, some industries remain attached to the traditional suit. How can the “corporate” style be loosened? A stylist offers us some tips to modernize business people’s wardrobe. 1. The right fabrics Stylist Maryse Désilets, who specializes in a business clientele, is strict: […]


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Top Apps for Effective Note-Taking

Here is our selection of the best apps (on iPad, laptop or smartphone) for effective digital note-taking! Evernote The Evernote app is complete and recognized for its flexibility. It lets you record information in several forms (text, image, audio) and synchronize it across several devices as well as share it with other users. It is also […]


Company life

Secrets of a Good Receptionist

Among other responsibilities, a receptionist represents the company. A receptionist attitude and her reflect the image of the company or person for whom she works. She will therefore have to know how to remain pleasant under all circumstances, because her friendliness is that of her company. A positive and polite attitude combined with flawless availability… and […]


Company life

How to Write Effective Meeting Minutes

Meeting minutes – unpopular? This document, considered tedious, is nevertheless a key governance tools which considerably improves the effectiveness of structured meeting minutes. Some tips to writing meeting minutes that will be read. Let’s get straight to the point Meeting minutes are neither an exercise in style nor the word-for-word description of what happened during […]


Company life

Do You Know How to Unplug Yourself?

Evenings, weekends, holidays: you can’t help avoid taking a peek at your work inbox to deal with details and emergencies or leave your phone turned on in case someone needs you. At a time when more and more countries are putting laws in place that favour the right to disconnect, learn about the best reflexes to completely cut […]


Jobs search

Job search: make it personal

To find a job adapted to your needs and abilities, it’s essential to personalize your cv. But what aspects should you focus on to pique the interest of the recruiter? An expert answers us. In response to a job offer, an employer can often receive more than a hundred applications. The CV and cover letter […]


Career management

Do you have a career development plan?

In life, we often like to believe in our lucky star… From a professional point of view, establishing a career development plan can actually help the stars to align themselves. A career plan: a development tool that we’ve all heard about, but… who has one? However, according to Al Dea, career development specialist, those who […]


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