Articles by Clotilde Morin

Training

Key Competencies of a Legal Assistant

Do you have the aptitudes to become a good legal assistant? Here are some ways to find out. The legal assistant supports the legal professional (lawyer, judge, notary). He is responsible for administrative tasks, such as drafting and formatting official documents. He also plays a crucial role in coordination and communication, in order to ensure […]


Training

How to Become a Patent Agent

At the crossroads of science, engineering and law, a position as a patent agent will suit scientific minds eager to be at the forefront of innovation! The role of the patent agent This professional helps businesses or inventors define and obtain an intellectual property title to legally protect their inventions. “It’s like building a fence […]


Company life

How to Write Effective Meeting Minutes

Meeting minutes – unpopular? This document, considered tedious, is nevertheless a key governance tools which considerably improves the effectiveness of structured meeting minutes. Some tips to writing meeting minutes that will be read. Let’s get straight to the point Meeting minutes are neither an exercise in style nor the word-for-word description of what happened during […]


Resume

Newcomers – Adapting Your Résumé for Canada

What are the characteristics that distinguish a Canadian résumé? Here are some aspects to consider, if you have just arrived in the country. From pragmatism and adaptation to the job offer Canadian recruiters expect to find the exact requirements of the job offer in your résumé. Sort through your business information to include only those […]


Career management

6 keys to a successful presentation

Presentations to teams or decision-makers is a recurring exercise for the project manager. How do you avoid putting your audience to sleep? What techniques are there to pass your message on effectively? 1 – Don’t rush into PowerPoint “The worst thing to do is to create your own material directly without having thought about your […]


Company life

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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