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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Accounting – How to Adapt to Your Clients

Accountants have to deal with clients who are working in areas far removed from numbers. It is tempting to refuse to have business links with those who have the potential to test your patience… Here are skills to develop to successfully steer your business relationships. This will help you avoid dealing with toxic situations. Know […]


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Mastering the Art of Collections

In an ideal world, all customers would pay their bills. However, for reasons of dissatisfaction, due to financial problems or outright dishonesty, some consumers don’t. Knowing how to collect amounts due without harming long-term relationships with customers is the job of the collection agent. Here are some key points he has to master. The golden […]


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What Stresses Accountants?

Meeting deadlines, increased demands from clients and the firm, internal and hierarchical tensions… According to a recent study, there are many causes of stress in the accounting world. According to a study by the British Chartered Accountants Benevolent Association (CABA), published in May 2019, 37% of accountants feel that their work is their main source […]


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Accounting: Special Aspects of Large Companies

Working in the department of a large companies accountants, requires a more specialized practice than in an SME, as well as a greater ability to adapt to technological tools. Overview of the special aspects of this work taken from the example of Bell Canada. In a large company, even if you are hired as a […]


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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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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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Open Area Offices for Healthy Employees

A brake on productivity, easier spread of diseases, more frequent disturbances – there are many reasons not to opt for an open area office. Now scientists have just given them a big benefit that may well make you give in to the trend, if you haven’t already done so… According to a new study published […]


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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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How to Respond When Boredom Gets the Upper Hand at the Office

A bit of boredom at the office doesn’t hurt and could even be an opportunity to tackle some chores that appear at the bottom of your to-do list. However, when boredom begins to settle in, it’s a completely different story. It’s important to respond quickly before bore-out strikes you too hard. For, as mentioned by […]


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How to React to Sexist Behaviour in Business?

Arising mainly from the patriarchy, sexism at work can be hard to identify, as it is integrated into the company culture and can manifest itself without particular violence… but it is harmful nonetheless. How is it expressed? How can we react to the various comments and behaviours of certain colleagues?     Various forms of […]


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