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How to Apply an Agile Methodology in Your Projects

Innovative and rapidly developing companies have every interest in turning to agile methods to carry out their projects. Introduction to the agile methodology. “The first time you do an agile project it can be confusing,” admits Simon Leblanc, an IT project manager with experience in the two approaches, traditional and agile. “We need to change […]


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Knowing How to Manage a Project’s Risks

Risk management is often the aspect most neglected by a project manager. However, it is of capital importance. Overview of the process of managing the risks of a project and the keys for success. In project management, there’s no such thing as “zero risks”. However, knowing this, project managers often leave risk management behind, focusing […]


Resume

How to Build a Project Manager’s Résumé

Being a project manager, assignments follow one after another and are not alike. Since it is often impossible to detail all the projects, how do you build a relevant project manager’s résumé? A juggler of tasks par excellence, project managers work in all fields: engineering, computers, construction, finance, marketing, pharmaceutical, media, etc. His role is […]


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The Best Tools in Project Management

Project managers present us the best tools they use in their daily work. The most popular of all is MS Project, from the Microsoft suite, according to Capterra, an American software consulting firm. It is currently used in many business areas, confirms Benoît Lalonde, president of PMI-Montréal. It is an excellent tool for managing traditional […]


Career management

How to Resign Without Closing Doors

In the IT field, changing employers regularly lets you climb the hierarchy and pay scale faster. But since it’s a small world, how do you resign with class, and without closing doors? “Due to the shortage of manpower, people who work in IT currently have the big end of the stick… So I’m not sure […]


Training

How to Develop your Project Management Skills

He juggles, he guides, he slices, he orchestrates. The project manager needs many qualities to successfully carry out his duties. To improve his skills, continuing education is suggested for him, networking with communities of practice and developing his interpersonal skills. When we asked Alejandro Romero, director of graduate programs in project management at UQAM, what […]


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How to Enforce your Decisions as a Project Manager?

Enforce your decisions as a project manager is not always easy. Tips to get it right and manage objections. Like a conductor of an orchestra, the role of project manager is to coordinate the members of a team. In order to carry out your duty as a catalyst, you first of all have to be […]


Jobs search

7 Awesome Job Search Resolutions for 2018

Whether you have been seeking a new job for several months or whether changing company is part of your good resolutions for 2018, you will have to take some initiatives to find an offer that suits you and convinces employers. Here are 7 awesome job search resolutions for 2018. 1. I will review my CV Whether […]


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How to instill agility in HR services

Human resources have every interest in participating in this movement of business agility, which promotes innovation. But how? Flexibility, improved teamwork and increased productivity – the agile approach has many advantages. Philippe Mast, CHRP and co-founder of the CORTO.REV recruitment firm, considers this approach to be “self-learning and innovating”. He believes the agility we are […]


Entrepreneurship

The benefits of being an independent consultant

Many companies call on consultants during a project. Our advice to launching your freelance career and become an independent consultant. Living different experiences, choosing your assignments as you wish and having the freedom to set your own rates – being an independent consultant has several advantages. However, the risks of irregular income or the fear […]


Jobs search

Dare to apply without having all the qualifications !

Employers are increasingly demanding with regards to the skills of administrative employees. However, it is quite rare for a candidate to have all the requirements. Here are some tips of what to emphasize when you decide to apply without having all the qualifications. Zaïda B. Mangones, employability consultant at the Club de recherche d’emploi de […]


Career management

When the competition is soliciting your talents

When the competition is soliciting your talents – With the glitter of a contract that is better than your current one, it’s an attractive offer. But before seizing this opportunity, there are some major details to consider. Here are the main ones. The first thing to do is to know whether your employment contract contains […]


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