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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 […]

Small business blog posts we liked this week

Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Small business blog posts we liked this week

Saturday, January 13th, 2018

We hope your New Year is off to a swimming start! Here are some blog posts and small business articles we liked this week – hope you can find some entrepreneurship inspiration! Spotlight: Dat Dog Puts a New Spin on the Old Hot Dog Stand 7 Public Speaking Fundamentals Entrepreneurs Must Master Ads That Don’t […]

How to diversify your rural business – and why you should

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

Note: This article was originally posted in February 2014. This updated article contains refreshed links and up-to-date information. According to Statistics Canada, 28% of Canada’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are rural-based. Running a small business can be challenging at the best of times, but rural entrepreneurs face additional hurdles: Industry changes, technology replacing human labour, and a […]

Why conduct an Achievability Analysis before opening your business?

Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Many first-time entrepreneurs are so excited to start their new business that they want to open their doors right away. This sort of passion and excitement is an admirable and necessary quality for an entrepreneur. However, it’s just as important to subject your ideas to a comprehensive Achievability Analysis to see if it has any […]

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