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UNIFOR: Supporting workers and communities across Canada

Six years after the creation of Unifor, Canada’s largest private-sector union, President Jerry Dias and a close-knit executive team continue to fight for the deserved working rights of each and [...]

Three Ways to Beat the Risks That Come with Cloud Computing

History shows that every generation of business leaders will face external forces over which they have little control, but with which they must contend if they hope to achieve long-term success. [...]

Are Canadian Courts Toughening Up On Private Arbitration?

While Canadian trial and appeal courts generally afford a large measure of deference to private arbitration, especially commercial arbitration, private arbitrators still need to comply with [...]

An Immigrant’s Experience

A recent 30 year-old UK immigrant to Toronto was looking for a job. He had been assured that his accounting certificate, his formal manners combined with an easy personality would help him to [...]

How to Save an Ailing Company

Having worked, consulted and coached for many companies over many years, I realized that some of these companies now no longer exist. For some they were acquired by larger, more aggressive [...]

Ways to Increase Visibility on LinkedIn

If you are finding too few of the right people are looking at your profile or posts, it is time to increase your visibility on LinkedIn. Although your best results for generating new leads and [...]

One Piece of Advice (Or Maybe More) For Budding Entrepreneurs

I’m not sure I realized I was on the cusp of a trend when I started my own public relations firm more than 25 years ago. Like any entrepreneur, I was focused on my own goals those first few years [...]

Building Great Teams

It’s a fact that it takes a great product to help make a company successful, and it’s also true that products don’t get built without talented managers leading strong teams. If your goal is to [...]

What Might You Learn From Others?

If you have read any of my previous articles each month for The Canadian Business Journal, you will notice that much of the time I am sharing real-life examples of situations I encounter with [...]

Canada ranks 12th on the list of Globally Competitive Countries

A multitude of parameters are available by which to gauge countries and their international economic standard in comparison to others, but a go-to report that has garnered prodigious respect with [...]

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