Articles by Maryse Boyce

Rights and labour standards

Law and the Ageing of the Population: New Challenges

Lawyers will be having to deal more and more with an elderly clientele. What impacts will the ageing of the population have on their practice? How can they best serve this population segment that is gaining in importance? We discuss it with an expert. “All subjects are likely to apply in a somewhat special way […]


Training

What Is Unique for a Lawyer Who Specializes in Collective Actions?

The decision to dedicate your practice to collective actions will affect the number of clients, the mode of remuneration and the scope of your work’s influence. We discussed these aspects with two lawyers who specialize collective actions practice. “I think it’s the best way to provide access to justice to the largest number of people,” […]


Rights and labour standards

Investigating Psychological Harassment in the Workplace – Best Practices

More and more lawyers will be asked to investigate cases of psychological harassment at the workplace. What are the best practices in this area? “The norm is changing, and expectations in human relationships are also changing: behaviours may be better identified, recognized and reported more than before,” explains Élise Corriveau, CHRP and accredited mediator for […]


Company life

Practising Law Outside Major Centres – the Benefits

Not everyone has the dream of becoming a partner of a large law firm. A career in law in a small town can suit many people. What do lawyers do who are far from major centres?   “In university, we had training on law in outlying areas and were told that it was not snowmobile […]


Career management

Changing Fields – Good Questions to Ask

Has the urge to drop your professional activities to start over from scratch in another field crossed your mind? Before you start looking for greener pastures where you can develop new skills, certain questions are worth asking so you don’t drag your dissatisfaction into it. What drives me professionally? You can carry out the exercise […]


Jobs search

Solutions for finding work… fast!

If you are looking for a job, whether temporary job or your career ideal, you must first take care of your CV and cover letter template to enhance the value of your skills. You can do the same with your LinkedIn profile, which is a good showcase for potential employers, provided it is neat and […]


Company life

Self-Confidence at Work – It’s a Winner!

How do you get self-confidence at work? Here are some tips to achieve this and be able to function at your full potential! Getting to know your strengths and areas for improvement “People who know themselves well have more self-confidence, because they know where their talents are,” summarizes Jacinthe Ouellet, occupational psychologist and coach at […]


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