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Show Your Data – the 5 Best Data Visualization Tools

Nothing beats an image to make Big Data “talk”. Here is our selection of the best tools to create evocative and relevant graphics. Poorly presented data is useless! In order to have meaning, Big Data that organizations collect today must be ordered and presented in pictorial form. An effective visual is essential to make the […]


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Why Promote Communities of Practice?

Teamwork is one thing, the community of practice is another. Within a given territory, or within a network of companies, it is worthwhile to create communities of practice. Why, and how do you go about it? Imagine math teachers, from different schools across the country, who want to develop new pedagogical practices together or share […]


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How to Assert Your Personality With a Recruiter

To stand out, skills are not enough – you have to know how to arouse the recruiter’s interest by highlighting your personality. How do you achieve this in a résumé, on social media? Tips. Targeting the required personal qualities Showcasing your personality is a good way of enhancing your candidacy and eliciting a call from […]


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Towards an Agile Workforce

Many experts are now talking about “agile work” as a trend that will profoundly transform the work world by 2025. In fact, nearly one-third of the country’s labour pool is already composed of these atypical workers (consultants, contractors, self-employed workers). And this movement is expected to increase, according to a study from Randstad Canada conducted […]


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#noprojects, or Why We Should Stop Thinking by Project  

In Information Technologies (IT), a growing body of business analysts wants to promote a new approach: discarding the concept of projects to focus on continuous improvement.  According to Australian Evan Leybourn and New Zealander Shane Hastie, from the “agile” movement and authors of the book #noprojects, A Culture of Continuous Value (2018), project-based operation has […]


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Sustainable Finance – a Way Forward

With the transition to a greener economy, a panel of experts believes there will be immense needs in “sustainable finance”. What’s it all about? Investing in building renovation for better energy efficiency, taking out a “green loan” to finance a project oriented towards sustainability or supporting innovation in green technologies: these are all practical ways […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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Brown-Out: When You Lose Motivation at Work

It’s a new form of work-related depression that may well become more common in the coming years. Brown-out, which literally refers to a “drop in power”, affects more and more workers. But what is this new disorder and what are the symptoms to watch out for? Brown-out must not be confused with burn-out, which describes […]


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Unplugging During the Holidays – Mission Impossible?

Year after year, studies show that Canadians still struggle to disconnect from work during the holidays. And it’s going from bad to worse, according to a new survey conducted by the Accountemps recruitment firm. Gone are the days when the computer was shut down after having summarily programmed an out-of-office autoreply message. Today, with a […]


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