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Anyone can Improve Hiring Success – Even if you Flip a Coin!

Anyone involved in recruiting and hiring knows how difficult it is to find the best candidate for your position. The last article, I outlined how the candidate and hiring managers are contributing to making hiring mistakes. The most significant action a hiring manager can take is to prepare more for the candidate’s interview. The most […]

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How to Preserve the Family Farm During a Divorce

Collaborative Family Law is a new system where each spouse is represented by a lawyer who helps navigate them through the separation process by negotiating a Collaborative Settlement and therefore avoiding the need to proceed to Court.

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Why You Should Hate Windows 8 (And What You Can Do About It)

By now everyone knows that Windows 8 is much different than previous versions of Windows. But if you go to the store the salesperson will likely assure you, “It’s really not a big deal. You will get used to it.”

No. It is a big deal. You very well may never get used to this inferior version, nor should you have to.

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Don’t Bet the Family Farm…Without Professionals

In Bruce County alone, 62% of the land is dedicated to the agriculture industry with 63% of farms being family-owned. Over $255 million in gross sales annually is generated by 3,750 different farm operators. Incorporating a family farm can most certainly bring real benefits to both the estate’s planning and to the taxation rate of […]

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Cash Flow is King

The axiom may sound like a cliche, but is effective in communicating a business concept that should be understood by all business owners. Too often profitable companies go out of business because they run out of cash, not because they run out of work.

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The Real Cost of Paper Records

The real cost of paper records are underestimated. It is not only the cost of creating them but the ongoing costs of storage, retrieval and filing. Paper documents can only be in one place at a time causing workers to exacerbate the problem by making additional copies for their own filing cabinets. The more people […]

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The Power of Small Moments

You never know when you might make a huge difference in another person’s life–so always assume you can. Often the smallest moments made the biggest difference in our lives. In college I needed a history course to meet general studies requirements, so I closed my eyes and chose a European history class. The professor was […]

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Basics of Bookkeeping (Three part workshop)
Tuesday September 19th and 26th and Tuesday October 3rd, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Business Enterprise Centre Training Room $95 (HST included)
Facilitator: Jane Gallagher
This three part Bookkeeping Workshop will allow you to use the tools and information to confidently understand your financial statements and your own books. Class size is limited to 8 to allow a hands-on, individual learning opportunity for everyone.

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How to “Really” Start a Business
Wednesday September 20th, 9:00 am – 11:30 am, Bayshore Community Centre
FREE – Pre-registration is required
Facilitator: Cliff Bilyea
Discover the basic steps involved in starting a business, evaluating your idea, determining your market and basic rules and regulations. Attending the is workshop is mandatory for anyone applying to the Starter Company Plus Program.

Business Enterprise Centre Workshops

Introduction to Quick Books (Two part workshop)
Tuesday October 17th and 24th, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Business Enterprise Centre Training Room, $80 (HST Included)
Instructor: Jane Gallagher
The first session of Quick Books provides participants with an overview and access to a trial version of the program. The second session will be questions and answers to address specific issues. Knowledge of basic bookkeeping principles is required. Limited to 8, you must bring your own laptop. (This workshop does not cover the online version of Quick Books)

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