Do you own a company that makes you excited to go to work everyday? Do your employees love coming to work too? Your company culture directly impacts how you answer those questions. Cultivating a healthy company culture can be the difference between running a company you like vs. one you LOVE. In the beginning of
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,
If you’re home and unable to work because of illness, injury, or quarantine, you shouldn’t be worrying about how to buy food or pay the rent. Employment Insurance (EI) is a safety net for times like this, and can provide up to 15 weeks of income replacement to Canadians quarantined because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Do you want a successful, thriving business that everyone in town is scrambling to work at? Compensating your employees in a healthy and hearty way is the first step! Compensation is a monetary value used to recruit and retain qualified employees. It can be an incentive to increase morale and is linked to job satisfaction.
Have your employees involved in the documentation and continuous improvement of systems. This empowers individuals to positively contribute to your company’s success.
In reality partnerships are hard. Really hard. Partnerships deteriorate quickly if expectations around work load and money are not clearly defined.
One of the attributes of highly successful entrepreneurs is curiosity. You don’t know what you don’t know until you step out of your comfort zone to learn. Curious business leaders ask questions like; “Are we charging the right price? Why are those particular customers not coming back? Why do I have so much trouble finishing
Taking the time before posting your job on ODesk to define EXACTLY what you need your new team member to be accountable for is the first step to adding an “A” player to your team. Considerations could include the cost, the timing, the quality, expectations around communication, and trial periods for new hires. When hiring
Why People don’t do what they are suppose to do (from Coaching for improved work performance by Ferdinand F. Fournies) as analyzed from 25,000 supervisors and managers around the world responding to the question of why employees don’t do what they are suppose to do. They don’t know what they are supposed to do. They
Are you feeling as if you have no options in resolving a current frustration? Does it feel like no matter which way you turn you can’t win? Chances are if you look really closely at the situation you may have at some point given away your most precious personal resource…your power. Any time you feel