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How to Minimise Massive Turnover of IT Professionals

Smaller but more-frequent promotions are key to minimising the high turnover of IT professionals, says Alain Pinsonneault of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management.

IT professionals are far less likely to leave a company when their chances of promotion are higher, yet businesses cut back on these to avoid the costs of large salary increases. Therefore, smaller but more frequent promotions increase employee retention whilst keeping costs low.

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Published: 4 Nov 2016

Chicago Cubs executive Rehman become first McGill grad to earn World Series ring

Only three days after McGill captured their third consecutive national championship in the Canadian Collegiate Baseball Association, Shiraz Rehman, an assistant general manager with the Cubs, became the first McGill grad to earn a World Series championship ring. 

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Published: 4 Nov 2016

goeasy Ltd. Announces Senior Executive Appointment

goeasy Ltd. the leading full service provider of goods and alternative financial services that improve the lives of everyday Canadians, is pleased to announce the promotion of Andrea Fiederer to Executive Vice-President and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).

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Published: 4 Nov 2016

How to Minimise Massive Turnover of IT Professionals

Smaller but more-frequent promotions are key to minimising the high turnover of IT professionals, says Alain Pinsonneault of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. IT professionals are far less likely to leave a company when their chances of promotion are higher, yet businesses cut back on these to avoid the costs of large salary increases. Therefore, smaller but more frequent promotions increase employee retention whilst keeping costs low.

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Published: 4 Nov 2016

McGill grad Rehman earns World Series ring with Cubs

When the Chicago Cubs defeated Cleveland in Game 7 of an epic World Series in the wee hours of Thursday morning, the celebrations reverberated all the way north of the border to the campus of McGill University in Montreal. Only three days after McGill captured its third consecutive national championship in the Canadian Collegiate Baseball Association, Shiraz Rehman, an assistant general manager with the Cubs, became the first McGill grad to earn a World Series championship ring.

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Published: 4 Nov 2016

Taj : arrivée de Thibaut Lasserre, Isabelle de La Gorce et Florence Théodose

Thibaut Lasserre, avocat Associé spécialisé en droit des sociétés, diplômé du MBA de l’université McGill, revient à Paris pour renforcer l’offre Corporate - M&A après avoir passé deux ans au bureau de Marseille. Il intervient principalement sur des opérations de fusionsacquisitions et de private equity....

Published: 4 Nov 2016

To Each Their Own: Giving Feedback To Introverts And Extroverts

We all like receiving recognition and appreciation at the workplace, whether it’s a pat on the back, an award for a job well done, or some one-on-one time with our boss. We have unique emotions attached to what makes us feel appreciated, and the nature of what we find motivating varies from person to person.

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Published: 3 Nov 2016

Why female engineering students leave the field

Female engineers are leaving an already male-dominated engineering field due to a culture that does not take them seriously, according to Professor Brian Rubineau of Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University. 

Read full article: Times Higher Education, October 27, 2016 

Published: 3 Nov 2016

Building a Culture of Innovation shortlisted for Management Gold

The Management Book of the Year competition, which is now in its seventh year, was created to uncover the best books on management and leadership, and help raise the profile of the great management writing published in the UK.

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Published: 3 Nov 2016

Dominique Nadeau: Safari Condo

Au départ, Dominique Nadeau ne se destinait pas à reprendre Safari Condo, l'entreprise de véhicules récréatifs et de roulottes fondée par son père Daniel en 1998. «Pour mes études universitaires, j'avais appliqué à l'école des Hautes Études Commerciales, à la Faculté de management de McGill et à la Faculté des arts de McGill», explique Dominique Nadeau.

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Published: 3 Nov 2016

Heading down the Road to 200

A cornerstone of the Road to 200 is a series of events in Montreal and cities around the world with sizeable alumni communities. On September 22, more than 260 alumni and friends attended a fascinating discussion in Pointe Claire on memory loss as part of the Healthy Brains for Health Lives theme, featuring several leading brain researchers from the MNI and a special presentation from neuroscience pioneer Brenda Milner....

Published: 3 Nov 2016

Fashion 101: Valuable Career Advices from the Best in the Industry

So many young and creative people have aspired to break into the vibrant and fascinating field of the fashion industry. If you are one of these people, take your career to the next level by learning from the takeaways from a few of the best in this field like Marissa Webb, Tanya Taylor, and more. Read on to get inspiration from the past "How to Make It in Fashion" Conferences, and make your dreams come true!

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Published: 3 Nov 2016

One-Year or Two-Year MBA: Is There a Simple Answer?

MBAs have become diversified products, catering to segmented clientele’s needs. Upon exploring whether a two-year MBA program is superior to a one-year program, there is, unfortunately, no simple answer to suit all circumstances.

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Published: 27 Oct 2016

Building a future for engineering

In recent years, there has been a noticeable push in many developed nations for more girls to study maths and science at school in order to broaden their representation in fields such as engineering. Yet these efforts are not as fruitful as many believe. In fact, the young women who are successfully attracted to engineering are leaving the field faster than their male counterparts.

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Published: 27 Oct 2016

How Edward Rogers got involved amid Guy Laurence's ouster

Rogers Communications Deputy Chairman Edward Rogers is making his presence felt at the company bearing his family name, after the ousting of Guy Laurence.

“You can’t have a company of Rogers’ size moving forward in a competitive marketplace without existing leadership filling the void,” management expert Karl Moore, a professor at McGill University, told BNN in an interview. "You’re not just going to keep the chair warm for that length of time."

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Published: 27 Oct 2016

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