It’s a truism that an organization is only as healthy as the people whom it is made up of. With this in mind, attracting and retaining quality talent is an essential element of success from the top floor to the front lines. Leadership, however, is especially vital as their contributions affect every aspect of the … Read More »
Earlier this morning, the Bank of Canada released its target for interest rates, keeping it the same at 1.75%. As this is the target, the actual rates are a quarter point on either side – the Bank Rate is 2 per cent and the deposit rate is 1 ½ per cent. There are two main drivers … Read More »
By now you’ve likely heard the statement that sitting is the new smoking. As far as alarming yet memorable catch phrases go, it’s not a bad one. While residing in a near-permanent state of butt to chair connection may not be as dangerous as some of the occupational hazards of our past (hunting wild animals … Read More »
As any entrepreneur will tell you, running a business can be a daunting and all-encompassing task. Handling the day to day responsibilities, while managing the short and long-term goals of the company, will often leave the owner, or owners, with a full plate. It’s not surprising then that devising and implementing a comprehensive succession plan … Read More »
It is an unfortunate truth of our society that employees are often stereotyped based on their age. Some researchers suggest our society devalues the competence and adaptability of older employees. This does a great disservice to those employees, and also hurts the businesses who act upon these stereotypes.
Modern businesses aren’t usually looking to advertise unfair … Read More »