New Year’s Business Resolutions

Here we are, another new year. Have you made your New Year’s Resolutions yet? Are you still going to the gym? Is it a dry January? Whatever your resolutions may be, it’s something most of us do. It’s that clean perspective with a new year. While we are making our personal resolutions, why not make […]

The Weed Life; the New Law and Your Workplace

Maybe you have seen the new job ads. New positions in a Growth industry. In the twenty years I have been in this industry, I don’t think I expected to be hiring people to work in a factory for growing marijuana. Canadian culture is changing. I can’t say for sure if it’s more so now […]

Marijuana: Legalization creating jobs?

Taking a leaf out of Colorado or Washington’s book, Canada has decided to make marijuana consumption legal. The legalization of marijuana is now a hot topic for all citizens whether they be smoker or non-smoker all wishing things don’t go up in smoke. If Canada successfully legalizes marijuana, it definitely should be sold and regulated […]

Why are you hiring Temps when you need Perm?

Stop hiring temps. You’re better off hiring perm. Every so often, we have a job that needs doing, and we don’t have the staff to spare. The job is only going to be a couple weeks, maybe a month, but then it’s done. This is the ideal situation for a temp worker; a person who […]

Unlocking Your Super Employee

Before you read this article, take a moment to look around your office, shop, or factory. Are you seeing superstars everywhere? Are each of your employees engaged in their work and meeting their potential? The answer is most likely that only about 30% of your employees are actively engaged. That’s the average. About an equal […]

How not to Burn Your Money; Reducing Employee Turnover

When I started writing this article, I wanted to talk about continuous training for you and your employees. I wanted to extol the virtues of keeping your staff current with modern trends. But in the middle of writing and researching, I changed my mind. I realized there was an important thing I needed to share […]