A lot of people have career ambitions and want to see themselves rise to the top ranks of their company, or move into these types of roles elsewhere. The competition can be fierce, with thousands of talented people all over the world looking to move up the ladder and achieve their goals. Even if you […]
How To Effectively Manage Your Field-based Teams
When it comes to managing field-based employees, there are several key components that must be considered. These components include understanding the skills your team needs, knowing how to motivate and inspire them, using best practices for communicating with them, and more. Walkie Talkie app One helpful resource that can help field-based employees is Walkie Talkie. […]
Why The Minimum?
by Cindy Sternberg The Covid-19 pandemic struck Canada, and despite hope it would be like the earlier SARS arrival, it continues to wreak havoc on the economy. Attempts to reopen and get the economy on the move have been hampered by hiring difficulties across many industries. One in particular is the restaurant sector. Food service […]
From Slowbalisation To Globalisation: What Does It All Mean In 2021?
Globalisation may be key to modern business success, but it, too, has been up and down like a yoyo this past year. For obvious reasons, border closures and the need to restrict transmission have certainly left many global companies stranded (sometimes literally,) while poorly equipped global third-parties have seen countless on-shore companies struggling to adapt. […]
9 Bad Communication Habits to Break
Good communication is essential for the success of both individual and business relationships. The process involves encoding, transmitting, decoding, and receiving feedback for a message. It helps you effectively perform the four management functions: planning, leading, organizing, and controlling. Bad communication habits make it harder to interact with your clients, suppliers, investors, and other stakeholders. […]
What to Expect from Interviewing during the Pandemic
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, so many people have lost their jobs and are looking for work. It is especially difficult to look for a new job during this time. You may interview on Zoom, but if you do have an interview in person you will probably wear a mask and physically distance from the […]
7 Simple Ways Startups are Cutting Costs in 2021
pixabay Starting a business on the back of last year is certainly challenging. Many budding entrepreneurs are still keen, however, but looking for innovative ways to hold onto their funds. There are plenty of cost-cutting solutions for startups at the moment. Workspace alternatives such as co-working and remote working are commonplace. Digital marketing has […]
Do You Have the Right Attributes for a Career in Software Engineering?
Software engineers are in high demand these days. With the skills needed to turn the impossible into the possible, software engineers are responsible for building, developing, launching and maintaining applications, systems and platforms. And, the job is highly desirable, with research showing that almost a fifth of people born after 1997 are applying for jobs […]
Corporate Success Through Leadership Credential Building
Building leadership credentials helps to strengthen your leadership skills, and according to 80% of business executives, company leadership is crucial to organizational success. In a 2017 study, Lacarenza pointed out that leadership credential building led to an 8% improvement in employee performance, and improved leadership behavior by 28%. Building your team’s leadership skills is therefore crucial to your company’s success. How […]
The Most Important Security Is Your Employees’ Safety
Pixabay – CC0 Licence In business, security is a word which will always carry some weight. There’s the issue of financial security, which underpins every decision made on the monetary side of the business. Cybersecurity, too, is an essential component of any business’s plans in an age where a single data breach can be […]
What You Can Learn From The Most Successful Tech Leaders
The path to success isn’t a simple step from A to B. Along the way, there will always be obstacles and setbacks in your path that make the future uncertain and hard to reach. However, such difficulties can never truly stand in your way if you understand how to overcome them and find genuine […]
Should you use a health and safety consultant?
Photo by Piotr Chrobot on Unsplash The health and safety of employees should be the top priority for employers. Even if you’re running a traditional style office, with few health and safety risks, there are still a number of regulatory responsibilities on employers. If you’re thinking about whether you need to hire a […]
HP Canada President: Canada can become a digital manufacturing powerhouse
Canada’s story has always been one of resilience, collaboration and ingenuity and in no time has that been truer than over the course of this year. COVID-19 was a systemic shock—not just for Canada but for nearly every nation on earth. It revealed a soft underbelly to what we previously considered to be steadfast, resilient […]
Tips for Business Owners to Maximize Performance
As a business owner, your performance is one of the main factors that influence how much your company or organization succeeds. As the creator of the business, you’re responsible for managing the moving parts and need mental clarity and enthusiasm to boost your productivity. If you want to maximize your performance, there are a […]
Top 6 Habits of Highly Successful Founders
If you’re looking to advance your career or are an entrepreneur, your main goal is likely to become successful. Although you may have the passion and drive, the habits you develop each day will determine how efficient and productive you are in the workplace. When you look at the way that your office runs, you […]
Study: Basic Income program would create 600,000 jobs in Canada
A report shows #BasicIncome can speed up Canada’s recovery & grow the economy sustainably. The report, which will be presented during a webinar on Saturday December 12, outlines the following anticipated results from a national basic income program: $80B/yr in GDP 600K jobs $15B/yr business investments to expand/hire $32B/yr in total wages 3.2M families out […]
Polarized? Study finds nearly 75% of 🇨🇦 Canadians seek common ground
New social harmony index finds nearly 75% of Canadians seek common ground -Study highlights national core values relate to social focus over individual focus- Contrary to the perception of growing national polarization, and just in time for the season of peace and goodwill—the first annual Canadian Social Harmony Index™ has benchmarked Canadians’ willingness to […]
Crabbier coworkers during the pandemic? Here are some experts’ solutions.
Work-Based Conflict during Covid-19: Two Experts Weigh in on the Causes and the Solutions In 2020 even workplace conflict has gone remote. Connecting to our workplaces from our home offices has done nothing to reduce workplace conflict. As a result conflict resolution and mediation consultants are seeing an uptick in the number of enterprises […]
Equifax Announces Sue Hutchison as New President of Canadian Business
Equifax announced today that Sue Hutchison will be the company’s new Canadian business leader. Hutchison joined the company as the new Canada Region President, effective November 30. “Sue brings strong expertise in lending and digital payments through her experience in FinTech and Financial Services,” said John Hartman, President of Equifax International. “Her breadth of knowledge […]
Former Google Fiber VP Jill Szuchmacher joins Ting Internet
Ting Internet, a top-rated fiber-optic Internet Service Provider (ISP) and division of Tucows announced today that Jill Szuchmacher, formerly VP Ops at Google Fibre, will bring her her proven Internet leadership to the team as Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice-President Networks for Ting Internet. Szuchmacher joins Ting Internet after executing in high-profile roles, most […]