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Top 20 Good Professional Resolutions for 2020

The new year is fast approaching and it’s time to start thinking about your good resolutions for 2020. From a personal point of view, losing weight and quitting smoking are classics… But what about your 2020 professional goals? Here are 20 ideas to study. No worries: you don’t have to do everything, but setting two […]


Rights and labour standards

Have You Compared Your Current Salary With the Market?

After the expenses of the holiday season, now is the time to start off the New Year on the right foot. Why not compare your salary with the market? Who knows? You might be able to get the increase you’ve been hoping for for a long time.   There are many tools to find out […]


Training

Special Educator – an Important Role

As a psychologist, the special educator is trained to understand the person. But their objective is not to understand the causes of an illness. “We want to foster the patient’s adaptation in their everyday life,” says Mélanie L’Heureux Lapalme, psychoeducator and teacher at Cégep de Montmorency in Special Education Techniques (TES). In fact, a special […]


News

How Are Doctors Doing?

The health care system is pushing doctors to exhaustion and depression. The working conditions and professional culture are largely responsible for the “high levels” of exhaustion and cases of depression reported by doctors across the country, according to a study published by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) in October 2019. These are the alarming results […]


Jobs search

Looking For a Job? Here’s What to Avoid at All Costs!

Finding an exciting and rewarding job is not easy! Here are some faux pas that can ruin everything… right from square one. Not coming to terms with a job experience Dismissal, psychological harassment, seeking new challenges… The end of a job should never be taken lightly. It’s necessary to take the time to take on […]


Interview

The Exploratory Meeting – A Tool to Revive Your Job Search

More subtle than sending a resume, the exploratory meeting is a way to open doors to potential employers without necessarily appearing to beg for a job… Let’s see what it is. The exploratory meeting is an informal meeting that is requested with a director, manager or professional of the same hierarchical level, to obtain information […]


Oddly enough

Medical Uniforms: What Are the Trends of the Moment?

Fashion trends also influence medical clothing. Stylish and durable medical uniforms are now offered to the health sector. With a trend that is currently very strong: the jogger cut. “These are pants that end with elastics, like those of athletes. We hardly sell anything more than those! It has become fashion!”, explains Uniformes Direct in […]


News

A First National Strategy on Dementia

The figures are alarming: according to the Public Health Agency of Canada, more than 419,000 people in Canada over the age of 65 have dementia. With the ageing of the population, forecasts even predict 20% more by 2030. Two-thirds of those affected are women. Faced with this disturbing finding, Ottawa has decided to react. On […]


Interview

Challenges When Working With Clients at the End of Their Life

What type of personality is required to work in a palliative care centre that looks after patients at the end of their life? Chantal Laferrière, managing director of the Source Bleue Palliative Care Home Foundation sheds light on the matter. Unlike curative care, whose purpose is to cure a person with a disease, the goal […]


Jobs search

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 […]


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