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Are you an ambivert?

Neither extravert nor introvert, an ambivert is combination of the two… And for this person, holding two or three part-time jobs can be a good way to fulfil yourself professionally! Appearing for the first time in 1927 in the book Source Book for Social Psychology, the term “ambivert” is gaining popularity nearly a century later […]


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Tourism During Retirement… As an Employee!

Slippers and the lounge, nothing much for new retirees to do… More than half of Canadian retirees consider returning to work part time or seasonally, in a tourism job during retirement, to be more intellectually and socially active (and not minding the extra income). Which industry attracts them the most? Tourism! Pierre, at 64 years […]


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Retired… to part time

After a 40-year career as a manager in well-known financial institutions, Ginette retired… to work better part time! Like her, many retirees decide to stay active in the labour market. On Boulevard des Laurentides in Laval, Ginette is beaming as she is busy advising customers of the Au féminin boutique. This former manager in the […]


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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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Teamwork : What chickens have taught us!

Select the best candidates, put them together and you have a super teamwork! True? Perhaps, but the equation is not that simple, especially if one looks at the recent results of a study on the issue, one that included chickens. Focusing on the notion of productivity, William Muir, a scientist at Purdue University in the […]


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Competition on part-time jobs

With an unemployment rate reaching 20%, students between 15 and 18 years of age are now competing with older Canadian workers who are more and more deciding to accept part time work. The report published by CIBC World Markets explains that this trend is mainly due to a deterioration in job quality and a declining […]


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