Career management

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. […]


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How to Make a Career in Clinical Research

  Canada, and Montreal in particular, is the Eldorado of clinical research. It is a paradise for qualified nurses as well as for health professionals with a variety of profiles, who can become associates or coordinators for clinical research. Steps to take. Although there is a certain pool of clinical research jobs directly within the […]


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Clinical Nurse Specializing in Infection Control and Prevention ­­­­­­­­– What Does She Do?

Hospital-acquired infections are a major problem for the health care system and are the subject of increased surveillance. In Quebec, the Ministry of Health and Social Services indicates that in health care institutions 10% of persons admitted will contract this type of infection during the care or treatment received. Several studies have demonstrated that setting […]


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4 Factors to Consider Before Accepting a Position

Before accepting a position in a company that you don’t know, you should consider these 4 factors… beyond the salary offered! The conditions of the job offer When a job offer is received as a result of a hiring process, it must be consistent with your expectations and the conditions stated during the interview. If […]


Career management

Are you a slasher?

Philippe, 56 years old, has been a merchant for more than thirty years. Several years ago, he gave himself the “leisure” to develop other skills, to the point that today he presents himself as a merchant/CEGEP teacher/trainer/musician. You will understand, the “slasher” label comes from the accumulation of angled bars, slashes, on the presentation. Like […]


Career management

Attitude to Adopt if a Desire to Resign Takes You

While resignation may be justified in some cases, in other cases it deserves a mature reflection on the part of the employee. Resigning on impulse, exasperated by your superior or colleagues, could have heavy consequences in the short and medium term. So before you get to that point, and even if there are elements against […]


Career management

The Many Facets of Social Work

Whether working in a hospital setting or in a CLSC, the social worker (SW) certainly doesn’t have a boring routine. What does this profession look like? How do you become a SW? What is a social worker? Among professionals in support relationships, the SW assesses and restores the social functioning of individuals, couples, families or […]


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Changing Fields – Good Questions to Ask

Has the urge to drop your professional activities to start over from scratch in another field crossed your mind? Before you start looking for greener pastures where you can develop new skills, certain questions are worth asking so you don’t drag your dissatisfaction into it. What drives me professionally? You can carry out the exercise […]


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Working in a Psychiatric Ward – Overview

The daily routine of nurses working with patients with mental illness is not easy. Yet they have chosen to practise this profession. What are their challenges and motivations? Combating prejudices “Some nurses think that their colleagues in psychiatry lose their skills in physical care. It’s obviously false. They provide this care as in other departments,” […]


Career management

Changing Jobs – Is This the Right Time?

In the age of mobility, workers no longer hesitate to change jobs to get a promotion, a better boss or a higher salary. But do they always choose the right time? Here are some questions to ask before thinking about quitting your job. “Leave or stay” is the question professionals ask who seek the services […]


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