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When Salary Negotiation Is Not So Easy

Daring to negotiate your salary when a good job offer is on the table is not always easy. As evidence, only 36% of Canadian workers negotiated their compensation as part of their last hiring process, according to a recent survey by Robert Half. 59% of those who did not negotiate said they were satisfied with […]


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Exercises to Develop Your Critical Thinking

Here are some simple exercises to develop your critical thinking, an essential quality for the business analyst. To find effective and innovative solutions to a company’s problems, the business analyst has every interest in being a professional in critical thinking and must know how to constantly question his own patterns of thought. Of course, some […]


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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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Do You Have T Shaped Skills?

More and more business analysts are being required to have skills in the shape of a T, which means specialized expertise in one field, coupled with diversified general skills. To understand the significance of the T, visualize the vertical bar of the T as the depth of knowledge in a single field of expertise (finance, […]


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Learn English Online – Some Free Resources

Speaking English is a prerequisite for most jobs. But for those who never had the opportunity to learn English at school, what should they do? There are online resources available to you. These programs improve your oral and written comprehension, as if you were in class, but from the comfort of your own home. Games, […]


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Professional burnout – women are at higher risk

According to a study of industrial relations and sociology by the Université de Montréal, women are more susceptible to professional burnout than men, due to the nature of their work. Female employees often find themselves working in positions where they are overqualified. “Overqualificatoin can arise from a glass ceiling effect where women are less likely […]


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Employees, Dare to Enjoy a Siesta During the Day

Difficult nights, insomnia, exhausting daily commutes, night work… there are many reasons why you might be tired at work. If coffee, a chocolate bar or energy drink are no longer enough, the time may have come to consider the benefits of having a nap during the day. Some brief tips so you can dare to […]


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Why Do People Commit Fraud at Work?

Have you ever pinched some stationery from work, or some coffee, because you had run out at home? These frauds are common in the office. What makes an ordinary citizen suddenly become a fraudster? In the office, certain acts that might seem harmless turn us into fraudsters. Although these are not crimes per se, frauds […]


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For a Successful Business Speech

What could be more legitimate than to feel a certain apprehension or undeniable jitter when taking the floor before your colleagues? However, if this exercise were to turn into a fiasco, it would be regrettable for the speaker and detrimental for his audience. So, take inspiration from these few tips in terms of preparation and […]


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How to Succeed on Your First Day in the Company?

While some people are excited about their first day on the job, others can be more nervous or even awkward. To give the best initial impression possible to your superior and new colleagues, look at the tips below and avoid putting yourself under unnecessary pressure, by reminding yourself that in the end your D-Day is […]


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Become an Opinion Leader as a Business Analyst

For business analysts, positioning yourself and become an opinion leader in your field is a long-term job… that can pay off! Steps to take. First of all, let’s point out that the Francophone internet is not overcrowded with people trying to fill the niche of benchmark business analyst. A simple Google search only shows 1 or […]


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How to Preserve your Professional Image on Social Media

Your online presence is now almost as important as your physical presence. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn… How do you protect and preserve your professional image on social media? According to studies, the figure varies but it is estimated that the percentage of employers who take the time to inspect the social media presence of their candidates […]


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