Archive for Month: January 2018

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Shortage in Skilled Trade Workers, Especially Women

According to a report by the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, a trade and industry association, not only are businesses always looking to hire more workers, but women in particular. “The labour pool is simply too small.” Women make up only 28% of employees in the manufacturing industry. While this is […]

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10 ways Human Resource Services are Important for Businesses

Having adequate human resources is vital to the success of any size business Ten reasons human resources departments are so important are: Human Capital Value: HR staff can analyze and increase the understanding of how important human capital is to the company’s bottom line Budget Control: Human resources curbs excessive […]

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Want to get great at something? Get a coach

"You are never done, everybody needs a coach. Everyone. The greatest in the world needs a coach." In the world of sports, an athlete without a coach is unheard of. The coach is a key player in the development of the athlete, recognizing his strengths, weaknesses and helping him overcome […]

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How to Develop Your Professional Skills

Self-improvement is an important goal for many of us. Whether you want to expand your skills within your workplace, move up the employment ladder or are facing a career change, there are steps you can take to develop your skills. Six ways to start improving your professional life are: Take […]