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Working in a Clinical Trial Laboratory

The world of clinical trials has its own pack of myths. However, it is a highly regulated environment, where technology and coordinators closely monitor patients, ensure compliance with ethical standards and the proper conduct of research protocols. Meeting with Marie Devaux, nurse and research coordinator, who practises at the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal […]


News

Home Care: Many Challenges to Overcome

Although they are passionate professionals in the home care industry, health and social services assistants (HSSA) have to cope with more and more obstacles to continue humanely practising their profession. Their working conditions are deteriorating in such a way that many of them are dealing with stress, fatigue and even psychological distress, according to a […]


Training

Dental Hygienists Do a Lot More Than “Cleaning”

Popular perception still often incorrectly confuses assistant and dental hygienist, limiting these oral health professionals to a function as a second pair of hands for the dentist. However, in the clinic dental hygienists play a crucial role with many responsibilities. The Ordre des hygiénistes dentaires du Québec presents the main lines of the profession. “Prevention […]


Training

Ambulance Attendant, a Dream Job for the Empathetic Sportsman

The shortage of ambulance attendants is being felt in many regions of Canada. Overview of the qualities required to become a prehospital emergency care technician. Do you want a profession that combines adrenalin and empathy, the joy of driving and a passion for health? “Those who have this profile are assured of finding work immediately […]


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 […]


Career management

A Career in a Remote Region in Nursing

Have you ever thought about working in remote region in nursing? After more than 6 years in the emergency room in Joliette, Quebec, Samuel Demontigny decided to try adventure. For a little over a year, the 27-year-old nurse has had contracts in various James Bay communities, in northern Quebec. “The main advantage is independence,” he explains. […]


Career management

A Career in Health Outside Major Centres

Have you ever thought about working in the Far North? After more than 6 years in the emergency room in Joliette, Quebec, Samuel Demontigny decided to try adventure. For a little over a year, the 27-year-old nurse has had contracts in various James Bay communities, in northern Quebec. “The main advantage is independence,” he explains. […]


News

How AI Will Transform the Pharmaceutical Sector

The search for new biological targets, assessment of the toxicity of molecules for medicines, optimization of clinical trial procedures, the innovative path towards personalized medicine… Here is a small glimpse of the potential for artificial intelligence in the pharmaceutical sector, in full growth right here in Canada. DNA alone contains 100 million base pairs. Elements, […]


Jobs search

Some Tips for Finding an Evening Job

To make ends meet, or just to have a variety of work experiences, it can be interesting to consider an evening job. Here are some tips to find the one that will suit your personality and your schedule. Regardless of your professional situation, holding a part-time evening job could let you boost your income while […]


Jobs search

How to Optimize Your Use of Online Placement

Created by Emploi-Québec, the Online Placement tool can be particularly useful for students. Here are some tips for finding a seasonal job or a paid internship. Whether for an internship, a seasonal job or a permanent position, work is always additional experience: a line on your resume which will confirm your willingness and your energy. It […]


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