How to Know You’ve Hired the Right Person

Good hire or bad hire? You’ve done the hard work, you’ve made the decision and your shiny new hire has finally joined the team. Great, now what? So much is written about how to hire great people and what to look for when hiring. But that is merely the start of the journey. After the […]

An Attractive Job Post Can Make All the Difference

How can you make a job post attractive? Well, let’s consider online dating ads. People create profiles and include summaries of their best qualities to attract the best mates. The ones who simply include a list of their “best” traits will probably not get as much quality action as the ones who write concise, honest […]

Make Your Job Description About Activities

Here’s how to write a job description that will attract the right candidates. “Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.” – Greg Anderson Why Focus on Activities? People are hired to perform value-adding activities.While companies have different approaches to how they hire, their […]

Tom Haughton, Winnipeg Executive, Speaks to Cultivating Teamwork and Continually Learning

Whether you work in real estate, finance or retail,there are a few common denominators for success. Winnipeg’s Tom Haughton, whose career has crossed several avenues, shares the overarching principles he has followed in his 20-year professional life. As vice-president of My Place Realty (MPR) in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Haughton works to provide quality, multi-family homes that people […]

Matt Choi of Certus Trading: A Good Mentor Can Be a Key to Success

  Becoming an accomplished entrepreneur is never easy. It takes time, hard work and dedication. Finding a good mentor can help ease the path to success, experts say. Here are a few basic tips on mentoring: What Does a Mentor Do? Whether you’re the founder of a brand-new startup or an entrepreneur with some business […]