After spending years and millions of dollars building a new Halifax Convention Centre to attract people to the city, the success of the enterprise will depend on convincing delegates to leave the building.
Necessity is certainly the mother of invention for Roxanne Tate. In 2011, she was expecting her third child and her husband, Murray Tate, was on the verge of relocating the family to advance his career.
For employers, hiring a co-op student can be incredibly exciting. Opening up your doors for a student to gain real life experience, while still in school, is something that can change a student’s perspective on education.
I have heard many employers say over the years that payroll is the largest operational expense for their company. It stands to reason that when times are tough, companies think that the best way to cut their expenses is to cut staff. Read More
Sometimes an idea seems so obvious that you wonder why no one has thought of it before — and just as quickly realize that, if it’s really as good as you think, you’d better jump on it ASAP, before the field gets too crowded. Read More
For years, organizations have been advised to pay close attention to cultural fit in their hiring practices. Screening for fit has often been touted as the solution to hiring misfires, poor retention and negative morale. Read More
Pints + Pointers: Personal Branding
Date: Thursday, June 21
Time: 3:30 pm – 5 pm
Location: Garrison Brewing Co.
A Cannabis Conversation: What Your Business Needs to Know
Date: Wednesday, July 11 Read More
Cynthia Dorrington has a goal: to build a more diverse and inclusive business community — and a chamber that reflects that community. She believes we must speak our goals out loud to create accountability to ourselves and others. Read More
Last year, a popular Chrome extension automatically replaced “millennials” in headlines with “snake people.” It led to altered gems such as, “Navy seeks to adapt training for snake people;” “Snake people:... Read More
When someone is embarrassed about the state of their finances, they’re less likely to ask a professional for help. But Wendy Brookhouse says that’s exactly when they need expert advice the most. Read More
Every April I’m awestruck by those tough little daffodils appearing amid snow and slush. Seemingly fragile they break through the harsh, cold winter earth and emerge with yellow smiles and spirited vibrancy. What comes to mind is resilience. Read More