May 31, 2021

How to Recruit Great University Students

The growth and future prospects of your business is highly dependent on the quality and skills of the employees you are able to recruit.  Whether you’re hiring for internships or full-time employment, here are just a few of the latest techniques used by forward-looking companies to recruit the best university students. Relationship management Relationship management…

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May 17, 2021

8 Strategies to Grow your Business

Once you’ve decided you want your business to grow, the next question is: How? Many possible growth strategies are available to you—everything from pursuing new markets to creating new products and making an acquisition. Many companies craft their own unique combination of strategies.  What’s important is to select an approach that’s best suited to your overall…

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May 10, 2021

5 secrets for reducing employee turnover

Employee turnover can be surprisingly expensive for your business. Estimates of how much it costs vary greatly—ranging as high as 200% of the annual salary of a departing employee.  Reducing turnover is even more important today as Canada faces a growing shortage of skilled workers and younger employees are becoming more demanding. Here are some…

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May 3, 2021

Operational Excellence in 10 Steps

Operational excellence of an organization is the execution of its operations in an excellent way. Given two commercial companies with the same strategy, the operationally more excellent company will in general have better operational results, creating value for customers and shareholders. Step #1: Respect Every Individual The Shingo Model emphasizes that because everyone has worth…

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