Facing an Interview

Facing an Interview

More than a year and a half later and we still have a pandemic looming over our world. Most of us can admit we are sick and tired of the lack of surety we face in our careers because of it. Too many businesses have had to make financial cutbacks to stay afloat. Often,...

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Onboarding Employees

Onboarding Employees

Onboarding employees can be time-consuming and frustrating, from losing essential documents to forgetting to gather necessary criteria. There are many boxes to check off, even for a small business. Having to keep all these boxes organized in our minds or on paper is...

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Screening Resumes like a Professional Recruiter

Screening Resumes like a Professional Recruiter

In the past two weeks, I have seen over 1,800 resumes!! (Actually, that is probably on the low side of what I have seen.) With approximately 200 applicants per job ad, I thought I would share a bit of the process to help you find work. Or, if you are a small business...

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Making professional connections from home

In July of 2015 Sarah received a call from her Manager letting her know that she would not be returning from maternity leave--her position would not be there. She now had two small children, more than 6 months of maternity leave ahead of her and a husband who was...

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Ending a Temporary Lay-off

The sun is shining, the temperatures are rising and you are getting ready to re-open the doors of your business. Where are your employees? Many employers are finding that their employees don't want to come back--at least not just yet. What can you do? If you did a...

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This too shall pass.

When I first decided to go into business for myself a very wise business person said it would be a roller coaster ride of emotions. They were right. Every day for the first few months I questioned my sanity at having made the leap into the business world. What right...

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75% Wage Subsidy

I'm attaching the link for the Federal Government's Wage Subsidy Program. If you feel this might be a fit for your business I recommend reading it and getting ready for the opening of applications. Below I have condensed the document into 14 bullet points if you want...

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