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Handle Robot by Boston Dynamics: Our Future Colleague?

Announced at the Robotics Summit & Expo in May 2018, the new version of the Handle Robot by Boston Dynamics has just burst on the scene. With a humanoid appearance, this very agile robot could provide considerable support to warehouse staff within a few years.     The Boston Dynamics Company A brainchild of the […]


Where Can a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry Lead?

She still had one more session at the Université de Sherbrooke, but Karine already had a job assured starting in the summer. As a project manager at Intersand, the new graduate is responsible for developing projects for animal health. For the young chemist, the days pass, each one different… “At the beginning of a project, […]


Carbon Dioxide In All Its Forms

In this era of global warming, the issue of carbon dioxide (CO2) has never been so current. Aside from its presence in the atmosphere in minuscule quantities (0.04%, compared to 78% for nitrogen, 21% for oxygen and 0.9% for argon), carbon dioxide is also produced by man from numerous industrial activities, in alarming proportions. To […]

Company life

7 Tips for Managing Your Inventory Well

Having enough products in stock to meet customer demand while avoiding a surplus of goods that would increase costs – the right balance is not always easy to find. Here are some tips to follow for efficient inventory management. Text: Diane Stehlé Invest in stock management software Of course, you can use an Excel file to […]


How to Become a Patent Agent

At the crossroads of science, engineering and law, a position as a patent agent will suit scientific minds eager to be at the forefront of innovation! The role of the patent agent This professional helps businesses or inventors define and obtain an intellectual property title to legally protect their inventions. “It’s like building a fence […]


Lap Around the Track of Formula 1 Technological Innovations

For decades, the Formula 1 has played a real role as a testing laboratory. Whether technological innovations are borrowed from the aerospace field or developed for this discipline, they are only responding to a need for performance expressed by the builders to climb on the first step of the podium after each Grand Prix.   […]


Why Promote Communities of Practice?

Teamwork is one thing, the community of practice is another. Within a given territory, or within a network of companies, it is worthwhile to create communities of practice. Why, and how do you go about it? Imagine math teachers, from different schools across the country, who want to develop new pedagogical practices together or share […]

Company life

Do You Know How to Unplug Yourself?

Evenings, weekends, holidays: you can’t help avoid taking a peek at your work inbox to deal with details and emergencies or leave your phone turned on in case someone needs you. At a time when more and more countries are putting laws in place that favour the right to disconnect, learn about the best reflexes to completely cut […]

Jobs search

Job search: make it personal

To find a job adapted to your needs and abilities, it’s essential to personalize your cv. But what aspects should you focus on to pique the interest of the recruiter? An expert answers us. In response to a job offer, an employer can often receive more than a hundred applications. The CV and cover letter […]

Career management

Do you have a career development plan?

In life, we often like to believe in our lucky star… From a professional point of view, establishing a career development plan can actually help the stars to align themselves. A career plan: a development tool that we’ve all heard about, but… who has one? However, according to Al Dea, career development specialist, those who […]


A primary sector hard hit by new technology

The peasant, scythe in hand, will soon be only an idyllic memory, while the agricultural world moves full tilt into a universe where new technology, computerization, digitization, artificial intelligence, automation and robotics reign. While answering to the economic and environmental challenges of the 21st century, this revolution also enables farmers to free themselves from repetitive […]

Company life

“Sell” Your Projects to Your Staff and Keep the Team Spirit

Project managers have a role of management, but also of attraction. Here are some tips to rally your troops to your projects and make sure that there is some benefit for everyone involved while keeping the team spirit. Create an optimal atmosphere Since a lot of time is spent at work, it’s important to have […]

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