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Tips for Developing Better Dashboards

Dashboards can be very good company management tools. They allow for better organization and a high-level overview of the goals to be accomplished. Here are some tips for building good dashboards. Choose the dashboard according to your needs A dashboard can be built for operational steering, such as to ensure task performance, to compile the […]


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How to React to a Dismissal

A slowing economy, lower profits than hoped for, a collaboration that doesn’t go as expected… There are many reasons why someone might be let go, but whatever they are they don’t make the situation any easier. Find out how to react and bounce back after this fateful moment when your manager tells you that the […]


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Setting Up an ERP: Preparation as a Factor for Success

More and more companies are acquiring an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system to manage their business better. Here are some keys to prepare for this implementation… and to make it a success! The objective of an Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) system is to gain productivity by optimizing the management, circulation and analysis of information and […]


Company life

How to Manage People who Resist Authority

In carrying out their duties, managers have to adapt to different types of personalities… including some who invariably challenge their authority. How is the problem to be addressed? We discussed it with Éric Provencher, CHRP and organizational psychologist at HUMANA Conseil. First of all, when we are speaking about employees who pathologically challenge authority, “we […]


Training

Managing an IT Project – Refresher Training

As an experienced project manager, do you feel out of your comfort zone when an assignment relates to information technologies? Here are some short courses to add this string to your bow. Training in IT project management Those in a hurry will turn to Technologia Formation. This private teaching institution, accredited by Emploi-Québec, offers a […]


Career management

Succeeding As a “Consultant” — Best Practices

Going into business puts the wind in your sails. Whether you are seeking greater freedom of action, to work on a variety of projects or to be your own boss, consulting is an appealing option. But becoming a “consultant” is not for novices. Between expertise and social skills, here are some tips to stand out. […]


News

3 Years: The Ideal Duration of a Job (According to Employers)

Staying in a job for 3 years would be the ideal duration for employers, according to Indeed. For employees… six months! Results of a survey on perceptions of professional leapfrogging. In 2018, professionals are changing career often and accumulating more jobs than the baby boomers did. Adaptability, curiosity, variety and volatility: these are the values […]


Career management

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 […]


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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 […]


Resume

The Job Search – How to Keep Your Morale Up

Between rejection and when tons of resumes act like messages in bottles, how do you keep your morale up in spite of everything? Tips from Mathieu Guénette, guidance counsellor. Revise your CV and ask for advice According to Mr. Guénette, the first thing to do is to make sure your CV is clear and relevant. […]


News

Open Data – How Can Your Business Profit From It?

Open data — freely accessible and reusable public information — is popular in many settings. Why and how could you benefit from it in your company? First, it must be clarified that for data to be classified as open, it has to meet a number of criteria, including free access and redistribution, absence of technical […]


Company life

Mistakes Every Project Manager Makes

Whether just starting out or having earned his stripes, no project manager is immune from mistakes. Here are three big risks of the trade, and how to avoid them. Starting too soon In a hurry to take action? Be careful not to jump onto the first solution that comes to mind. Project managers who fall […]


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