We spoke with Janina Kirbach, a visiting university student from Düsseldorf, Germany. Janina worked with us as an intern for several weeks this summer, and talks about her experience working with us in the video. In Germany, Janina has worked for the National Employment Agency, which is tasked with reducing the unemployment rate in Germany. … Read More »
Optimizing Well Being in the Workplace
It goes without saying that any company is only as good as its employees, and employees are only as good as they feel. Research has proven what is intuitively apparent, that a happy and comfortable employee is a productive employee. Some while back, we shared a general overview of various ways … 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 »
Many job seekers are drawn to work for an SMB (small to medium sized business) over working for large corporations or other similarly large organizations. SMBs, which are generally identified as having less than one hundred employees, comprise 98% of the over 1.17 million employer businesses in Canada (Statistics Canada, 2015). In contrast to the … Read More »