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Networking Event – An introvert nightmare

I have always hated networking events with a passion. I am now working for a boss who is also introverted, so I am now rarely obligated to attend events anymore, but my previous boss made it his mission to get... Continue Reading →

Business & Phone Technology

There is great value in investing in a phone system that enables you and your employee to be reached via one phone number. Phone systems nowadays can do much more than they could just a few years ago. I currently... Continue Reading →

Are you a Canadian with a Business Paypal account?

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has asked PayPal to disclose some of the information regarding the business account holders of its online financial trading platform in order to ensure that all Canadian businesses are filing an accurate tax return. This... Continue Reading →

Guidance Counsellors’ Influence

I attended a French high school. When I expressed my wish to attend English CEGEP, my high school guidance counsellor told me that my grades were too low and I should instead content myself with secretarial school. He predicted that... Continue Reading →

Quebec to tax online services

If you live in the province of Quebec, you should be aware of the following tax additions that will soon dig into your already overtaxed pockets. I guess the $4 billion in tax increases is still not enough. How to make... Continue Reading →

Marie Curie – Scientist

Today marks Marie Curie's birthday. She was born on November 7, 1867. If you can name one or two female scientists from history, Marie Curie's name probably came up. Did you know that Marie Curie was rejected from the university... Continue Reading →

Not everything is connected

We had a large database update over the weekend. Upon arriving to work on Monday morning we learned that the Canada data centre was down and that technicians were working on fixing the issue. People in the office started to... Continue Reading →

Between Screen and Chair

Some computer problems are easier than others to solve. I am an absolute fan of the IT crowd. The first time I watch this episode, I was laughing so much my ribs were hurting. As tech support, I can genuinely... Continue Reading →

When the “reliable one” gets sick

I have always been the reliable one both in my private and professional life. I take pride in my work and go the extra mile to make sure all is done and everyone gets what they want. I'm not a... Continue Reading →

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