Archive for March, 2018

Writing a Job Description

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

When you’re ready to hire your first employee, the job description deserves careful attention. A good job description will give prospective hires a clear idea of what you’re looking for, and will attract people you have in mind. A bad job description, on the other hand, can lead to confusion and wasted time. Here are […]

Running a successful family business with non-family employees

Saturday, March 10th, 2018

Approximately 80% of all businesses¬†in Canada are family-owned and operated. It’s a popular form of small business, but of course, not all of those businesses are solely staffed by family. In fact, family businesses often experience a high turnover rate of employees outside of the family. How can your family business maintain its welcoming and […]

Is your investor right for your business?

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

Approaching venture capital or angel investors is never easy, and getting interest in your small business can be exciting. However, not all investors are created equal. It’s vital to ensure that your potential investor is actually a good fit for your business – and will help rather than hinder. Here are some things to look […]