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Techniques for Effective Note-Taking

Team meetings, conferences, training… there are many occasions when taking notes is sometimes necessary. Here are a few tips to make this tedious task easier and more effective. According to a post from Express Entreprise, there is a big gap between oral and writing rates. In fact, “the oral rate is 150 words per minute […]


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Learn English Online – Some Free Resources

In 2018, speaking English is a prerequisite for most jobs. But for those who never had the opportunity to learn English at school, what should they do? There are online resources available to you. These programs improve your oral and written comprehension, as if you were in class, but from the comfort of your own […]


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Home Secretary – the Pros and Cons

With the developments of technology, the “remote secretary” is now a possible option. But what are the advantages and disadvantages? First of all, there are obvious benefits, common to all workers who have the opportunity to work from home full time or part time: less time spent in traffic jams, no more need to prepare […]


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Administrative assistants save their boss 8 hours a week

A new OfficeTeam study shows that administration professionals save their managers an average of 101 productive minutes per day. Let’s discuss it. “Today, managers recognize that administrative assistants are true partners, that they let us do more and gain a huge amount of time,” says Montreal O’Leary, regional director of OfficeTeam in Montreal. This time […]


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The Art and Method of Taking Notes Effectively

Taking notes effectively is an activity that is not easy. It demands method, practice and speed. Here are some tips to master this exercise.  Understanding this exercise. Without methods, our reflex is to want to write down everything we hear. “People do not measure the difficulty of taking notes effectively,” says Isabelle Riverin, Training Manager […]


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The Masculinization of Administrative Support

A field that has long been the preserve of women, are we facing the masculinization of administrative support?  A review of the current trend. The bets were open, when the “HR bus” arrived, chartered by the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines. How many men were there among these forty human resources students who came to […]


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