Company life

Company life

5 Steps for Spring Cleaning at the Office

It’s not just at home that spring is a good time for organizing and housekeeping – at the office as well you can take advantage of these first rays of sunshine to put some order into your files and thereby gain efficiency. 5 steps to face April looking good. 1. Organize your workspace Some people […]


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7 Tips to Manage your Stress at Work

Deadlines, pressure from managers, results to be achieved, difficult customers, colleagues with anxieties, difficult period for the company…  There are many stress factors at work and for the most part they are out of your control. But there are some that you can take action on and others that you can learn to put in […]


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Ending the Clichés about the Accounting Profession

Turtleneck accountants haven’t had their last word. They might work in the shadow of clichés, but if we are to believe the main stakeholders, they are the players of the utmost importance within organizations, regardless of the size or the sector of activity. The brown stockings, the fact of being boring… “Several clichés persist,” Antonello […]


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Knowing how to celebrate victories in the company

Has the era of congratulations and rewards finally arrived in the company? Will employees be able to be congratulated for a particular achievement, like athletes who never fail to celebrate a victory? Realizing that celebrating a success could be beneficial for both the employee and the company, managers and business leaders are now giving free […]


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Games in the company are worthwhile

If you still have your inner child, rejoice: games are coming back in force in companies. Recruitment, training, customer service, innovation – no sector seems to be spared. Between good old traditional games, serious games and the gamification of professional processes, there is something for everyone… especially the employer. From card games to serious games […]


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Is Friendship at Work Good for Productivity?

Friends make us happy, of course, but is friendship at work good for productivity? According to an Accountemps survey of Canadian employees, 61% of participants felt that their productivity was better when they had friends among their colleagues. Various psychological and managerial explanations can explain these results. According to the results of a second survey […]


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Beware of negativism in business

No one is safe from overindulging in a bad mood for a passing reason (broken computer, crazy customer, bad-tempered boss…). However, when this sourness persists, it can easily give way to a certain negativism that will affect colleagues’ work environment. Don’t delay reacting and doing the right things before it’s too late.   Causes and […]


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6 Tips to Concentrate Successfully in an Open Area Environment

Colleagues who are loud, laughing and talking out loud, continuous movements and visual distractions, lack of intimacy… working in an open area is sometimes a real ordeal. Here are some tips to concentrate successfully in an open area environment. 1. Think collectively An initial solution to find an optimal work environment consists of proposing an informal […]


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Incivility: another manifestation of individualism?

If we are to believe Donald Black (The Social Structure of Right and Wrong, 1993), the expression of discontent in the working world evolves. Employees abandon public mass events (strikes, petitions or sabotage) in favour of more private reactions, specifically incivility in the workplace. How is it manifested? What are the internal reactions? How are […]


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The Virtual Accountant: Is this the Future?

The virtual accountant: Is this the future? Thanks to technology, it is practically no longer necessary to visit your accountant. More and more companies are becoming exclusively virtual. This is the case for Live CA LLP, the first 100% virtual accounting firm in Canada. Even meetings with clients are done by web cam! In Quebec, […]


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Sociocratic governance – hope for employees

If you have had enough of stress at work or even want to avoid burnout, consider sociocracy. This method of dynamic governance is bringing satisfaction for employees, while developing productivity in organizations, as the Canadian geneticist David Suzuki says in his book Good News for a Change. What is this method of governance based on? […]


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Accounting Profession: A Changing Field

The accounting profession is not what it used to be – at the heart of a company’s strategy, being an accountant today means actively participating in the company’s development. Portrait of the “modern” accountant. Austere, isolated in his office to draw up columns of figures, dressed up in a brown suit – there are still […]


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