19 Points Define Canadian Workplace Culture

Every culture is has its own norms, including workplace culture. In a Canadian workplace, communication and behaviour may be different than your previous workplaces. Here are some possible differences you should be aware of before you begin a new job in any field.

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Pros and Cons of Outsourcing

What if your administrative center seems smaller and smaller everyday for everything – the employees, the workload, and the production?

Will you wait for your company to fall apart or act now?

One solution is to outsource. Outsourcing is commonly known as the administration and supervision of one part or parts of the core business managed by a third party or subcontractor.  Like any business events, there are advantages and disadvantages if one decides to outsource.

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6 Tips to Design Meetings Your Team Will Want to Attend

What is a quality experience in a meeting? I define it as when employees leave feeling more connected, valued, and fulfilled. Of course, you should still be focused on achieving the meeting outcomes, but thoughtful meetings and productive ones don’t have to be at odds.

There’s a lot of advice out there about how to make meetings more efficient and productive. And while it’s true that leading focused, deliberate conversations is critical to organizational performance, meetings aren’t just about delivering results. There’s another outcome that leaders should be paying more attention to: creating a quality experience for each participant.

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8 Useful Tips to Manage Your Email Effectively

Have you ever pictured the way your email inbox looks before you open it and heard a voice in your head saying, Oh No, how am I going to find that specific email now?. Do I even have time to look for it?

If you have, read through, but first know that you are not alone. Whether you are an employee, a manager or a self-employed person, there is no shortage of time wasters in your day. Email could easily be one of them when not managed properly. The following 8 tips will come in handy if you are wishing to get a good handle on your email.

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Networking

6 Common Networking Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

When it comes to networking, you always want to make sure you do it right so you can grow your business. However, knowing what to do is one thing; knowing what not to do is something else entirely.

You might think you’re doing everything right, but if you find you’re not making the connections you expected, then perhaps you have fallen into some of the network traps out there and didn’t even realize you had.

Here are some common networking mistakes and how you can avoid making them in the future.

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How to Discuss Internet Safety with Your Child

​Parents in our modern times have many issues to think about that never crossed our own parents’ minds when we were being raised. With new inventions and technology come new safety concerns. It can be a challenge to know what to say to your children when you don’t have childhood memories of a talk with your own parents to draw on. Here are 4 basic elements you must exercise to hold a successful discussion with your younger child around this very important topic that will affect their lives for years to come.

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