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Winter 2016 On-Campus Recruitment

Are you looking for a job in the Federal or Provincial Government, Consulting, Financial Institutions, Engineering or Information Technology?

Published: 13 Jan 2016

3 Ways IT Can Solve Retail’s Labor Challenges

Retailers are stuck between a rock and a hard place. On top of growing competition, retailers now have to deal with new, challenging regulations and rising wages. Many retailers are struggling to keep up due to their heavy reliance on traditional, manual and top-down employee management processes....

Published: 12 Jan 2016

How to become Everyone's Favorite Boss

There are plenty of ways to define a good boss. And just what that really means has changed dramatically in the last generation.

...Workplaces with a long history of male workers getting more regularly promoted will have the most difficulty changing, said Karl Moore, associate professor of strategy and organisation at Desautels, the business school at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

Published: 11 Jan 2016

2016, l'année où l'entrepreneuriat social se diversifie

La société Aspire, fondée en 2012 par 5 diplômés de McGill, apparaît au classement de Forbes. Aspire, qui a remporté le prestigieux prix Hult en entrepreneuriat social, se spécialise en agriculture et en alimentation.

Lire l'article complet: Les Affaires, Janvier 5, 2016

Published: 11 Jan 2016

Talking Management with Karl Moore: What superbosses do differently

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to Sydney Finkelstein, a Canadian who is at the Tuck School at Dartmouth College.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, January 6, 2015

Published: 11 Jan 2016

Entreprise en mouvement

Au départ, Laura Vidal, Lavalloise de 31 ans, est sommelière. C'est le légendaire Don-Jean Léandri qui lui a tout appris avant qu'elle ne parte travailler dans des restaurants montréalais comme Le Club Chasse et Pêche ou le Leméac.

Mais Laura a aussi fait des études de commerce à l'Université McGill.

Published: 11 Jan 2016

Louise Richer is appointed to the Order of Canada

Louise Richer is among the 69 Canadians newly appointed to the Order of Canada by his Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada.  She was nominated “for her contributions to the development and dissemination of the performing arts as director of the École nationale de l’humour.”  Louise founded the Ecole national de l’humour in 1988.  Since its launch, she has imagined, designed, developed, defended, reflected, enriche...

Published: 8 Jan 2016

MSF president Dr. Joanne Liu on Ebola, Syria and Kunduz

Not so long ago, Joanne Liu was a Montreal doctor at Sainte-Justine Hospital.

Now, the Quebec City native and McGill graduate is the international president of Doctors Without Borders, also known by its French name, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

Read full article: CBC News, January 7, 2016

Published: 8 Jan 2016

Desautels Students Win 10 Scholarships by Foundation of CPAs of Quebec

Congratulations to the following BCom students from the Desautels Faculty of Management for winning scholarships given by the Foundation of CPAs of Quebec!

Eight winners of the Undergraduate Scholarships (given on the basis of excellent academic records and social involvement):

Published: 8 Jan 2016

Top 10 student cities to pursue your MBA

Home to several of Canada’s highest ranking institutions, including McGill University (currently ranked 24th in the world and 1st in Canada), Montreal has been dubbed Canada’s cultural capital, and one of the world’s most livable cities.

Read full article: Vancity Buzz, January 7, 2016

Published: 8 Jan 2016

Will NewLeaf succeed where other cheap Canadian airlines have failed?

There’s no question a new airline offering cheap flights within Canada sounds appealing, but will a new airline set to launch next month succeed?

NewLeaf is filling that discount gap in our country’s airline market, according to McGill professor Karl Moore, who has previously provided consulting services to the likes of British Airways and Air Canada.

Published: 8 Jan 2016

How to Manage Workers Like a ‘People Artist’

Imagine a workplace where people don't care. Imagine spending eight hours a day working in anonymity. Imagine being told that the only recognition you need is your salary. We hope you would only have to imagine this, not experience it.

Published: 8 Jan 2016

Macquarie Names Ex-BMO's Farkas Head of U.S. Equity Research

Macquarie Group Ltd. named Christine Farkas head of U.S. equity research for its securities arm as the Australian investment bank pursues expansion in the world’s biggest economy.

...She holds a bachelor of commerce degree from McGill University in Montreal and will start at Macquarie on Jan. 11, according to the statement.

Published: 8 Jan 2016

Boxing Day losing its appeal with Canadian shoppers

If you’re planning to skip the Boxing Day sales this year, you’re not alone. Once considered the best day of the year for deals, Dec. 26 is increasingly losing its appeal for Canadian shoppers. 

Published: 7 Jan 2016

Bugs on the menu in Ghana as palm weevil protein hits the pan

Kyei Manu is one of four people farming palm weevil larvae in Donyina village under a scheme run by Aspire Food Group, which operates Ghana’s first commercial insect farm. Aspire wants to bring insects from the culinary margins to the mainstream to address food shortages, as well as to boost people’s iron intake.

... Aspire was founded by students from McGill University in 2013, and launched the Ghana project last year.

Published: 7 Jan 2016