Company life

Company life

Remote working has its definite advantages. What about team spirit and company culture?

We asked Marie-France Émond, CHRP and Vice-President Operations/HR at Indigo Consulting, which has around 40 employees in Montreal, Toronto and Chicago and has always operated in virtual mode. She suggests five strategies that allow us to forge links, even at a distance. Count on motivating managers In a context of long-term remote working, the role […]


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5 resolutions for harmonious relationships at work

Managers and human resources directors have everything to gain by fostering harmony in the office. Here is a non-exhaustive list of essential steps to take to build strong, down-to-earth relationships at work. Know yourself Before starting to manage others, a good manager will get to know himself for several reasons. First, you must be able […]


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The Best Questions to Ask Your Users

When developing a system or a new platform, feedback or the support of those who will need to use it is essential. But what questions do you ask them to get useful information for improving the system? Ségolène Marcel is a project manager with Intact Insurance. With fifteen years experience in developing websites, she is […]


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IT Development – Why Does it Always Take Longer than Planned?

IT development projects seem to be hit with a curse: the repeated postponement of the delivery date! What explains these systematic delays? How can they be reduced as much as possible? Every development project manager (especially for software) will tell you the same thing: it is almost inevitable that the schedule will fall behind. This […]


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Business Analyst: Develop Your Non-Technical Skills

In the current business environment, technical skills get old VERY quickly. However, companies are seeking professionals with some non-technical skills that would be worthwhile developing. Here are some of them. Non-technical skills are in fact personal characteristics and cognitive abilities that can be developed and improved. They are related to an individual’s behaviours and way […]


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Do You Know How to Unplug Yourself?

Evenings, weekends, holidays: you can’t help avoid taking a peek at your work inbox to deal with details and emergencies or leave your phone turned on in case someone needs you. At a time when more and more countries are putting laws in place that favour the right to disconnect, learn about the best reflexes to completely cut […]


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“Sell” Your Projects to Your Staff and Keep the Team Spirit

Project managers have a role of management, but also of attraction. Here are some tips to rally your troops to your projects and make sure that there is some benefit for everyone involved while keeping the team spirit. Create an optimal atmosphere Since a lot of time is spent at work, it’s important to have […]


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Questions to Ask to Understand Your Industry

Getting started as a business analyst in a new industry requires knowing the ropes, which means seeking quality information. What are the right questions to ask to learn more about your industry? Knowing the environment The business analyst has to immerse himself in the environment and, by extension, in his client’s business processes if he […]


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Why Should the Length of Your Meetings Be Shortened?

In a working environment, it’s necessary to be productive. Suffering from acute “meetingitis” is costly for the company, especially when these meetings keep employees occupied for a long time without being able to see tangible benefits. Here are 3 factors that will encourage you to shorten the length of your meetings: Occupying resources. These days […]


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How to Respond to Harassment at Work

Sexual, psychological or discriminatory harassment: these situations are found more often that you might think in Canadian workplaces. 19% of women and 13% of men have been victims at least once in their careers. Learn how to recognize it to know how to react accordingly. Is it harassment? To know how to respond, the first […]


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Company Culture – How to Find the Ideal Employer

Looking for an employer is becoming more and more like looking for… a spouse! An increasing number of employees are looking for the perfect match. A recent survey by the Robert Half firm reveals that 2 Canadians out of 5 would be willing to turn down the job of their dreams if they disagreed with […]


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6 Tips to Get Back to Work Efficiently!

Vacations are over. Do you find yourself back behind your desk but unable to dive into your work without thinking nostalgically about the relaxation of the last few weeks? 6 tips to get back to work efficiently! 1. Sort your messages You have probably received hundreds of emails while you were away, but how many […]


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