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Suffering from imposter syndrome, a strength at work

Employees who suffer from imposter syndrome could often be more effective, according to a recent study by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published in October 2021.  Take a look at this amazing find. Fear of not being up to par. Self-doubt. Often exaggerated demands on themselves. No less than 70% of workers suffer from […]


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Gossip in the workplace: more positive effects than you think

Chatting could take up 52 minutes per day. And experts have established that some gossip could be healthy or even increase productivity, according to several studies reported by the BBC.  Talking about Simon’s baby, Julie’s lunch hanging out in the fridge or Mylène’s overdue assignments piling up, is just one of the guilty little pleasures […]


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Four inspiring examples of gamification

  While nothing new, the concept of gamification continues to be popular in offices. Here are four inspiring examples practised by companies around the world. Gamification applies the principles and techniques of gaming, for example video games, to a non-gaming context. The goal? Encourage users to adopt a desired behaviour while having fun. Over the […]


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Original teleworking!

A little relaxation 🙂   


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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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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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An Epic Job for This Summer?

Having a summer job that rhymes with freedom and wide open spaces… ‘Out’ with office walls and day camps! Harley Davidson, the symbol of America where anything is possible, may well make your dream come true. The celebrated motorcycle manufacturer is seeking 8 students for a 12-week ‘Find your freedom’ work placement. The 8 students […]


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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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