November 8, 2022

INSPIRING THE BEST FROM YOUR EMPLOYEES

Dr Bryan Brulotte CD
Dr. Bryan Brulotte KJ CD
CEO & Chairman, MaxSys

Your employees are your most valuable asset, and managing them well is one of your most critical business challenges.  If you do a good job, your employees are more likely to be loyal partners in helping you build a thriving company with growing profits.   Here are six tips on how to better manage your people:…

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October 17, 2022

MaxSys Donates to Charity

Dr Bryan Brulotte CD
Dr. Bryan Brulotte KJ CD
CEO & Chairman, MaxSys

Last week, MaxSys made a donation to the the Noble Hearts Foundation and the Order of St Joachim. This Order of chivalry was established in 1755, with a mandate is to foster inclusivity and assist widows and orphans. In the photo above, the CEO of MaxSys, Bryan Brulotte, is presenting the donation to the head…

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October 11, 2022

PREPARING AN EFFECTIVE JOB DESCRIPTION & POSTING

Dr Bryan Brulotte CD
Dr. Bryan Brulotte KJ CD
CEO & Chairman, MaxSys

The Canadian business landscape is being reshaped by large-scale demographic changes.  As baby boomers retire, fewer people are entering the workforce to replace those who are leaving. This is making it harder for business owners to hire skilled workers. In this context, positioning yourself as an employer of choice is more important than ever. Part…

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September 20, 2022

MaxSys National Management Retreat

Dr Bryan Brulotte CD
Dr. Bryan Brulotte KJ CD
CEO & Chairman, MaxSys

This past week, MaxSys held its semi-annual National Management Retreat. It was a constructive opportunity to confirm our business plan, conduct training, socialize and enjoy team building. At the formal awards dinner with senior management, seven employees were recognized as winners of the President’s Club and for their loyal service. Thank you to all who…

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September 12, 2022

BUSINESS PLAN – WHY?

Dr Bryan Brulotte CD
Dr. Bryan Brulotte KJ CD
CEO & Chairman, MaxSys

Writing a business plan doesn’t mean you have to hole away in a library for months compiling 40-plus pages of text. You can create a plan in under a month, working part time. Use a presentation format like PowerPoint to save time, and make it easier to share your plan.  Not all founders or start-ups are…

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September 1, 2022

Donation by MaxSys

Dr Bryan Brulotte CD
Dr. Bryan Brulotte KJ CD
CEO & Chairman, MaxSys

Earlier last week during my visit to MaxSys offices in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), a donation was made to the Noble Hearts Foundation.  This donation was made on behalf of MaxSys by the Chairman (Bryan Brulotte), to the head of the Order of St Joachim (Stephen Lautens).  The Noble Hearts Foundation operates under the…

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August 18, 2022

BUSINESS SUCCESS THROUGH MERIT & FAIRNESS

Dr Bryan Brulotte CD
Dr. Bryan Brulotte KJ CD
CEO & Chairman, MaxSys

As Chairman of MaxSys Staffing & Recruitment, one of Canada’s largest staffing and recruitment firms, I make a point of trying to visit as many offices as possible. When I walked into the office, I don’t have to look at the financial statements to know if it is successful or not: all I have to…

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August 3, 2022

Ten Basic Rules to Being a Good Leader

Dr Bryan Brulotte CD
Dr. Bryan Brulotte KJ CD
CEO & Chairman, MaxSys

Rule #1: Be fair I fundamentally believe that if employees know they will be treated fairly and that their contributions will be fairly rewarded, they will become more involved in searching for ways to improve productivity and quality. Rule #2: Encourage employee feedback Employees usually know better than anyone else what works best in their…

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June 20, 2022

Donation to Charity

Dr Bryan Brulotte CD
Dr. Bryan Brulotte KJ CD
CEO & Chairman, MaxSys

This past Sunday, MaxSys made a donation to St Bartholomew Anglican Church in Ottawa. This donation helps support critical needs in our community such as Women’s Shelters, the Homeless, Youth at risk, and Senior’s care. To learn more, please visit www.stbartsottawa.ca or www.maxsys.ca

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June 13, 2022

HOW TO HIRE REMOTELY

Dr Bryan Brulotte CD
Dr. Bryan Brulotte KJ CD
CEO & Chairman, MaxSys

Physical distancing and remote work have obvious practical impacts on hiring, but the biggest change may be that, with fewer opportunities for informal interactions, employers have to be even more deliberate about how they recruit, onboard and integrate new team members. Starting from the same good fundamentals of traditional in-person hiring is key.  Write a clear job…

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May 18, 2022

WHAT TO DO ABOUT RISING INTEREST RATES?

Dr Bryan Brulotte CD
Dr. Bryan Brulotte KJ CD
CEO & Chairman, MaxSys

Rising Interest Rates… Business Considerations? Canada’s pandemic-era period of historically ultra-low interest rates is over. With the Bank of Canada considering a half-point interest rate hike in June, Canadian business owners are asking themselves what they should do to get ready. With inflation running at a three-decade high of 6.7%, well above the Bank of Canada’s target range of 1-3%, the bond market in late…

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September 26, 2022

Hurricane Fiona

Dr Bryan Brulotte CD
Dr. Bryan Brulotte KJ CD
CEO & Chairman, MaxSys

Today, MaxSys donated to the Red Cross Hurricane Fiona relief fund.  Donations to the Hurricane Fiona in Canada Appeal will support the range of emergency services the Red Cross is delivering to those in need including interim housing, clothing, food, and other essential supplies. Canadians wishing to make a financial donation to help those impacted by Hurricane Fiona can do…

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