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Hiring Medical Salespeople Can Be a Challenge. Here’s How to Get it Right.

Posted on April 14th, by Henry Goldbeck in Healthcare, Ria Inducil, Sales & Marketing. Comments Off on Hiring Medical Salespeople Can Be a Challenge. Here’s How to Get it Right.

People who sell medical devices have a unique skill set and a big challenge: they’re often lay people who sell to medical professionals.

They’ve got to be good sales people – that’s a given – and they’ve got to be able to understand a product so thoroughly that they’re able to educate the true experts in the … Read More »

BC Residential Construction Monthly News: Starts in Multi-Unit Buildings Down 22.2% in February 2014

Posted on April 8th, by Kevin Leh in Engineering, Kevin Leh. Comments Off on BC Residential Construction Monthly News: Starts in Multi-Unit Buildings Down 22.2% in February 2014

In the last quarter of 2013, things were looking good for residential construction businesses in BC.

According to Statistics Canada, residential permits were up 29.9%  and there was a 9.9% increased investment in residential structures (mostly single family homes, row houses and doubles).

With this in mind, BC Stats predicted a 3% growth for BC’s residential construction … Read More »

Rural Pharmacists make 59% More

Posted on April 4th, by Henry Goldbeck in Healthcare, Ria Inducil. Comments Off on Rural Pharmacists make 59% More

“‘Big-city wages, small-town prices’ is a darn fine business model,” says cartoonist and entrepreneur Hugh MacLeod.

(And of course he didn’t say “darn”, but I’m keeping it clean.)

MacLeod was talking about being a being a loosey-goosey location-independent creative professional, but he could just as easily been talking about being a pharmacist.

A pharmacist does the model one better, … Read More »

Good News About the Average Canadian Annual Income: Weekly Pay checks up to $933

Posted on March 4th, by Henry Goldbeck in Industry Resources. Comments Off on Good News About the Average Canadian Annual Income: Weekly Pay checks up to $933

Good news: Statistics Canada says we’re all earning more.

Or at least we were at the end of last year: the average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees in December 2013 was $933.

(And that’s an increase of a 0.9% increase from November 2013.)

This means the average Canadian annual income is approximately $48,516.00…

…but the average salary of the jobs we’re currently filling is way higher than that.

Top Accounting Software

Posted on February 26th, by Karen Epp in Finance, Karen Epp. 1 Comment

Accounting Software is used by businesses to help automate and manage payroll, accounts payable and receivable, purchase orders, and more. The Accounting Software industry is now a multi-billion dollar industry with hundreds of competitive solutions available. Below is a look at the most popular options as measured by a combination of their total number of customers, users, and social presence.