That plaintive cry you heard over the weekend was the sound of millions of teens and tweens around the world mourning the imminent loss of One Direction, the hugely popular British boy band launched by "X Factor" and "American Idol" svengali Simon Cowell.
... “There’s a spillover effect,” said Jui Ramaprasad, a professor at McGill University who teaches a course on the music business. “It’s not just the effect of One Direction’s sales.”
Les étudiants d’été se voient souvent confier de nombreux dossiers lors de leur passage au bureau. Comment gérer la charge de travail parfois importante et les échéances ?
... Sabina a complété sa 3e année au baccalauréat en droit à l'Université de Montréal. Elle passe son deuxième été au sein du cabinet Gowlings à Montréal.
Read full article: Droit-Inc, August 21, 2015
One of the most down to earth and helpful approaches to feedback that you should consider adding to your repertoire is one that I have taught to hundreds of managers in new manager courses: The Five Languages of Appreciation.
Written by Karl Moore.
Read full article: Forbes, August 20, 2015
Clinical and demographic factors associated with post-lung transplantation survival in individuals with cystic fibrosis
Authors: Stephenson, A.L., Sykes, J., Berthiaume, Y., Singer, L.G., Aaron, S.D., Whitmore, G.A., and Stanojevic, S.
Publication: The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
Using food as reinforcer to shape children's non-food behavior: The adverse nutritional effect doubly moderated by reward sensitivity and gender
Authors: Lu, J., Xiong, S., Arora, N., and Dubé, L.
Port of spain ONE Caribbean Media Group chief executive Dawn Thomas has announced the appointment of Anthony Shaw to the position of chief executive at the Nation Group in Barbados, effective September 1.
Read full article: Entorno Inteligente, August 19, 2015
Me Marc-Antoine La Rochelle devient conseiller juridique principal au sein de l’institution bancaire la Société Générale. Il se spécialise en services financiers et bancaires, droit immobilier, commerce en gros, financement de franchises et d’équipement. Diplômé en commerce de l’Université McGill en 1994 et en droit de l’Université d’Ottawa en 1997, il détient également un certificat en droit minier de la Faculté de droit Osgoode.
There are some places Wayne Griffith knows like the back of his hand.
... Griffith brought a wealth of knowledge and experience in the financial services industry to his new position at RBC. A graduate of Concordia University in Montreal, the Bajan holds a Bachelor’s degree of commerce and a number of other financial planning designations from Concordia, the Canadian Securities Institute, the Institute of Canadian Bankers and McGill University’s Executive Institute.
Taxi companies are playing catch-up in the battle for a smartphone presence. A Quebec company is developing its own app to allow taxi customers to order a cab from their phone, to track its location while en route and allow them to pay via their phone as well.
... “Uber has such a strong presence here already and has sort of become the market leader all of a sudden. Whether the taxi companies can get that back with this app will be interesting to see.” – says Jui Ramaprasad.
When British entrepreneur Oliver Proudlock visited France for a ski season he didn’t expect to sell a chalet and begin his start-up journey. Here is his story...
“I sold a small guest house in the French Alps for a friend a little over half a decade ago and stumbled upon a business model that really worked. I’d begun with a three-bedroom chalet in 2009, perched above the town of Chamonix, offering catered accommodation during the winter ski season and turning into a backpackers lodge once the snow had melted... "