Education and Training

First year of college: how to change course?

Education and Training

In the first year of a bachelor's degree at university, it is not uncommon for newcomers to be dissatisfied with their post-baccalaureate orientation. If you are one of these students who would like to change direction, know that there are several possibilities for reorientation in the first year of college. We explain how to reorient yourself through Parcoursup... or not!

18
Apr
2023

How to pass the BAFA?

Education and Training

The BAFA is a diploma often required for people who want to work in holiday camps. It allows them to supervise children and teenagers in holiday or leisure centers on an occasional, non-professional basis.

31
Mar
2023

Criminal record and employment: 5 things to know.

Education and Training

In France, the automated national criminal record is a computer file used to keep track of criminal convictions and other judicial decisions. As part of a hiring process, checking a candidate's criminal background is only allowed under certain conditions. Here are 5 things to know about the impact of a criminal record on a person's employment.

28
Mar
2023

Les Bureaux du Cœur: a solidarity initiative in companies

Education and Training

What if companies had a role to play in helping the homeless? This is the credo of Bureaux du Coeur, an association that invites companies whose offices are empty at night to welcome homeless workers and other beneficiaries in precarious situations. We invite you to discover this beautiful idea that is beginning to make its way into the corporate world.

23
Feb
2023

How to use your CPF while traveling?

Education and Training

What if we told you that you could get paid to travel without leaving your current job? Tempting, right? Well, it's definitely possible with language travel!

15
Feb
2023

Language level: what do the acronyms A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2 mean?

Education and Training

When you want to indicate your level in a foreign language, for example English or Spanish, on your CV, it is recommended to use the classification established by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages or CEFR. This classification evaluates a person's language level using a system of letters and numbers. But do you know what A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2 mean?

27
Jan
2023

The minimum pension at 1200 euros in 5 questions

Education and Training

As part of the 2023 pension reform, Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne has announced a minimum pension of €1,200, equivalent to 85% of the net minimum wage. This promise, presented as a measure of 'social justice', has yet to be budgeted and raises several questions. We propose to decipher this government announcement in 5 questions.

19
Jan
2023

5 tips for learning English by reading

Education and Training

No matter what your age or level of English, it's never too late to improve your vocabulary in the language of Shakespeare! One of the best ways to do this is to read books in OV. Here are 5 practical tips for learning English by reading.

11
Jan
2023

The revaluation of the SMIC: how does it work?

Education and Training

On January 1, 2023, the monthly amount of the Smic will increase to €1,709 gross for 35 hours per week, or an hourly rate of €11.27. This automatic revaluation on January 1 follows several increases in the minimum growth wage during 2022. If you are wondering how the minimum hourly wage increases are calculated, read on for an explanation! We will detail how the revalorisation of the SMIC works.

19
Dec
2022

Tattoo parlour: 5 things to know about the tattooist's job

Education and Training

While tattooing is experiencing a real revival and is becoming more feminine, you may have a professional project to open your own salon. For all those who are tempted by this type of business creation, here are 5 things to know about the tattoo profession.

12
Dec
2022
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