As a small business owner you probably find it hard to justify taking a vacation. But owning a small business takes its toll on even the strongest person, so making time to relax is not just important, it’s essential.
When it comes to attracting strong talent, it can often be hard to compete with the large businesses, which can offer great compensation and benefit packages. As a result, you are faced with limited access to professional or trade experts
Harvard Business Review has reported that 65% of all hiring decisions are based on assumption and intuition. Guess wrong, and it can cost upwards of $7,000 to replace that bad hire, according to the Canada Human Resources Centre.
Studies show that happy employees bring greater resiliency and profitability to a business in the form of increased engagement, improved customer experiences, and the ability to adapt.
As a small business owner and employer you have a responsibility to your employees to ensure their health and safety in the workplace.