Seniors looking for an additional source of income should think twice about letting unwanted life insurance lapse, because these policies may be sold for substantial value to help fund a better quality of life in their retirement.
Career Prep 101
MANDATORY for all U0/U1s, U2s welcome
Advisor on duty: Peg Brunelle
Learn the importance of engaging in your career development from day one. This workshop is your introduction to the Soutar Career Centre team dedicated to enhance the professional development of all Management students.
You will be guided through an interactive session to ensure that you take advantage of all the career tools and resources available.
Career Discovery Series – HR Week: Speed Mock Interviews for students studying HR/OB, Labour Relations
This is an opportunity to get immediate feedback on your interview skills through the Speed Mock Interviews with 2 BCom Alumni.
Did you know that skills in managing Big Data and Analytics can dramatically increase your job prospects?
Join SAS Canada for an information session around the value and importance of analytics and how to build and develop these skills. In turn, learn how you can earn a summer internship.
Date: November 27, 2014
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: Room 151, Bronfman Building
***Open to BCom, MBA, and PMBA students.***
Register on myFuture.
The Desautels Faculty of Management will take over the adjacent McGill Bookstore at 3420 McTavish St. sometime in 2016, providing a new home for the Faculty’s MBA programs, which will be moved out of the overcrowded Bronfman Building.
Shame and guilt have different effects on consumer buying habits, new research from the Desautels Faculty of Management in Canada finds.
... Professor DaHee Han says: “To get the best response, a fitness club could produce an ad that induces shame and highlights the bigger picture, such as ‘Are you overweight? How ashamed do you feel? Stop overeating, join our fitness programme and feel healthy all the time!’
In September, the Quebec government announced that McGill’s operating grant would be almost $15 million less than what it had proposed in the spring — and warned that a second wave of cuts were to come. On Nov. 12, Quebec’s universities and CEGEPs were hit with that new round of cuts, amounting to $31.6 million. McGill’s share is close to $5 million. Provost Anthony C. Masi talked to the McGill Reporter about this development, and the University’s ongoing underfunding situation.
With the highest admission standards in Canada, McGill attracts many of the brightest students in the country and from around the world. Being entrusted to guide these exceptional students is a huge responsibility, which is why the Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching was established in 2000 to celebrate teachers.
The Judiciary today (November 19) announced 21 judicial appointments in the Magistrates' Courts.
The appointments include 16 Permanent Magistrates and five Special Magistrates. All appointments are made by the Chief Executive on the recommendation of the Judicial Officers Recommendation Commission. They will take effect from November 20, 2014.
... Mr Colin Wong Sze-cheung:
This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to speak to Bill Currie, who is the Managing Director of Deloitte for the Americas, the worlds largest professionals services firm.
Bill, what is the future of consulting? Where is it going from here?