The Business of Board Games and Connecting With People

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In a world filled with cell phones, Ipads, video games and all sorts of gizmos and gadgets it can be hard to pull yourself away from the whirling lights of technology and really connect with family and friends face to face. But a Google search for “Board Games” suggests that more and more, people are… Read more »

A Look At Minimum Wage: What’s The Right Number?

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Would a few extra dollars an hour change lives for the better? The previous Ontario Liberals seemed to think an extra $2.40 an hour would do just that. In January, minimum wage earners received a substantial increase to $14 an hour. The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, known as Bill 148, brought the change forward…. Read more »

No Longer Living on the Edge: An Experiment in Guaranteed Income

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For the first time in over a decade, Jessie can finally breathe a sigh of relief. When she finishes her day at work, she doesn’t need to worry about rushing out the door to her second, or third, or even fourth part-time job. There’s food in the fridge to eat, the bills have been paid… Read more »

Four Ways to Get More out of Your Career

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Career advancement – whether it’s finding your first job out of school, transitioning to a new industry, or advancing up the corporate ladder – is not a solitary pursuit. On the contrary, the key to your success is building an arsenal of tools, resources and contacts that will serve you throughout your professional life.

Five Management Tactics for Dealing with High Turnover

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The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) estimates that the annual turnover rate of a business is about 15 percent per year. Regardless of where your company stands in comparison, turnover needs to be managed effectively in order to meet strategic goals and maintain a healthy bottom line. Always Be Recruiting Companies who are constantly… Read more »