14 August 2018

How to Handle a Negative Review Online




In the age of the internet sometimes it seems mistakes are permanent – etched into the virtual wall of sites such as Google, Facebook, Yelp, and Trip Advisor. We’d all like our business to have perfect service, but occasionally we slip up and mistakes happen.  A single mistake can lead to a poor customer experience, […]

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14 August 2018

5 Benefits of Hiring Co-op Students




If it’s hiring season at your business – it could be time to consider hiring a co-op student. Co-op students are a great way to fulfill temporary positions within your organization, bring a fresh set of ideas and new perspective, and scout for long-term talent in your organization. Here are five benefits of hiring a […]

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14 August 2018

How and When to Hire New Employees




In Canada, it is estimated that 87% of all jobs created in the last 10 years are hired by small-medium business enterprises across various industries. Small business owners fuel employment in Canada, but it raises the question – when and who should I hire? It may be time to hire employees if you are experiencing […]

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14 August 2018

A Dollar at Amazon vs. a Dollar at a Small-Business




Today, large international corporations such as Amazon are able to provide low-priced goods shipped quickly across North America. However, most people don’t consider the local effects of this retail giant, including direct and indirect impacts on local communities and businesses. In this article, we will discuss five reasons you should consider buying from local business […]

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