6 Benefits of Hiring Temporary Holiday Staff

The annual festive retail bonanza is just around the corner and it’s time to ask – Is your business ready? For many, the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ is also the busiest, with retailers working long hours to accommodate the crowds. Hiring temporary holiday staff can alleviate this stress […]

How to Create an Age-Friendly Business

By 2021, Canada’s senior population is projected to exceed the number of children aged 14 and under for the first time ever. In British Columbia, over 650,000 residents are aged 65 and over. This vibrant and active group not only has a lot of purchasing power, they’ve also got […]

Staying Productive in an Open Office

Open offices, the hotbed for procrastination and the design of doom for the eternally distracted. Dating back to the 1950s, the original aim of the open office was to instill a sense of cross learning and collaboration with open space, large plants, and traditional furniture. Somehow, offices across the globe […]

5 Tips to Increase Staff Effectiveness

Every business owner wants their staff to perform like a well-oiled machine. But realistically, this isn’t possible 100 per cent of the time. It’s only natural for performance to dip from time to time. After all, staff aren’t robots, and everyone has peaks and troughs in their work lives. As […]

Access the Funds to Improve Workplace Accessibility

As businesses across British Columbia struggle to fill job openings, a large group of potential workers find themselves under-represented in the workplace. There are currently 334,000 British Columbians aged 15-64 that have a disability. These individuals form an important talent pool that is largely untapped. A major reason for […]

5 Tips for Staying Productive in Summer

If you find your productivity taking a nosedive at this time of year, you are not alone. In fact, the so-called “summer productivity slump” is believed to affect a surprisingly large amount of people. And it’s easy to see why. If you’re staring out the window at a warm […]

How to Build a Collaborative Workplace

When you envision your small business five years from now, what do you see? Whether your business has two or 50 employees, your vision more than likely includes growth. A proven pathway to sustainable business growth is through effective collaboration – people working well together – for mutual success. Collaborative […]

10 Tips for Disaster Proofing Your Business

Depending on where your business is located in British Columbia, you face a number of potential threats. If the worst were to happen, is your business prepared to survive? That’s why we’ve put together these 10 tips for disaster proofing your business. While none of us like to ponder […]