7 Things You Need to Know About The Canada Summer Jobs Grant (2021)

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7 Things You Need to Know About The Canada Summer Jobs Grant (2021)

Today you’re going to see what to you can do to apply for the Canada Summer Jobs Grant (CSJ) . This grant helps you hire a new employee to grow your business. And empower youth. And INCREASE your budget. (Wow, right?) If you’re a small business or non-profit organization with 50 or less full-time staff,

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Help for US Based Small Businesses: The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

2 Trillion US Dollar Bailout Deal

Help for US Based Small Businesses: The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

If you’re a small business owner in the US, the new 2 trillion dollar CARES Act passed by the United States Senate—and in line for face track by the House of Representatives—represents a very significant lifeline.  This bill includes $350 million earmarked for small businesses that are having trouble keeping expenses paid while the pandemic

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Systematize Your Business To protect your Health

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Systematize Your Business To protect your Health

There are challenging times ahead for small business owners related to personal and organizational health.  With the current global health crisis you are going to need to develop a few new systems to protect yourself, your family, your customers and your team. Besides the recommendations by Health and Government officials, there may be some other

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Track your Money or Risk Losing it

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Track your Money or Risk Losing it

Gone are the days when you could get away with throwing everything in a shoebox and dropping it off to an accountant the night before your tax returns are due. To beat the odds of business failure you need to have fully up-to-date financial information.  This way, you can make important business decisions while there

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Compensating your employees

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Compensating your employees

Compensation is a form of monetary value used to recruit and retain qualified employees. It can be an incentive to increase morale and is linked to job satisfaction.  Money used as a reward can encourage performance, although compensation does not always have to be cash for this to be true.   Paying well reduces turnover and

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What Product are you Selling?

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What Product are you Selling?

Have you ever met someone at a networking event and walked away not knowing what they sell? How about trying to get details out of a service provider about cost, timing and deliverables?   These are what I call ambiguous product offerings.  How clear are you in describing your product and connecting it to your prospective

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