WORK

Here you will find all my articles related to work: research, environment, culture, etc.


CUMULATING SEVERAL JOBS

WORK September 15, 2021

Having more than one job is not always an ideal situation, but it is sometimes necessary. However, it requires some organization, so let's be careful not to be overwhelmed...

SURVIVING AT WORK

WORK October 15, 2020

The world of work sometimes looks like a jungle and there are all kinds of colleagues to be around. We have to find solutions to adapt to their behaviour, if we want to keep our job...

KNOW-HOW TO BEHAVE DURING A VIDEOCONFERENCE

WORK June 15, 2020

Today, this effective tool for interacting with our professional contacts is an integral part of working from home. But the slightest technical hitch can hinder good communication...

TO BE EFFECTIVE WHILE HOMEWORKING

WORK April 15, 2020

What was considered a professional benefit not so long ago is now a requirement in many countries in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The experience of homeworking is different from the one of the offices, and the transition can be overwhelming.

7 PRINCIPLES OF EFFICIENCY

WORK February 15, 2020

There are principles that govern our life at work, here are seven inevitable ones that are important to know in order to manage our tasks and projects in the best conditions...

THE REASON I AM NOT USING LINKEDIN

WORK July 30, 2019

Some are mistakenly convinced that LinkedIn is the only tool that can help in a job search. Personally, I hate this tool, here's why...

TRANSFORMING OUR SHORT-TERM JOB

WORK July 15, 2019

We found a position with a company that we really like : the work is rewarding, the people are wonderful, the company culture is rich and we feel that we belong. One problem : we were hired on a short-term/interim contract.

DECLINING A JOB OFFER

WORK June 15, 2019

Just as recruiters can reject a candidate, it is completely normal and acceptable to reject an employer. Here's how to do it...

PREPARING FOR A JOB INTERVIEW

WORK May 15, 2019

The job interview is an essential step in convincing a recruiter that we are the right candidate, so let's prepare it to present us confident, with thoughtful and persuasive answers.

THE MOTIVATION IN THE LETTER

WORK April 15, 2019

In my career, I have written a few and read quite a few, these are cover letters.

A RESUME THAT GIVES ENVY TO BE READ

WORK March 15, 2019

It's hard to be an expert at something that we rarely do, so let's focus on doing a long and tedious exercise: Let's create our curriculum vitae (CV)/résumé.

MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN WE’RE LOOKING FOR A JOB

WORK February 15, 2019

Despite the negative feelings we have about our professional status, we must put them aside and avoid some common mistakes if we are to be a viable candidate…

LOSING OUR JOB CAN BE A GOOD THING

WORK January 15, 2019

Without minimizing the feelings we get when we lose our job, let's remember that it doesn't end our career and let's focus on the positives...

SIGNS THAT OUR WORK ENVIRONMENT IS TOXIC

WORK December 15, 2018

Toxic relationships are always harmful to our well-being and our growth, they cloud our view of what is normal and what is not, especially in our working environment.