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When I was given the task of writing a blog post discussing “something about Small Business Week” from James, I had no idea where to begin. So, I did my research, I looked through articles and I watched videos because to be quite frank, I had really no idea what this week truly entailed.

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Failure focuses the mind and forces companies to consider why they exist , what it is that they offer, and how they are differ from their competitors.

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Dale Gantous is co-founder and CEO of InGenius which was founded in 1986. Evolving over the last 25 years they are now focused entirely on computer telephony integration (CTI) and in 2012 they introduced InGenius Connector Enterprise which remains their company's flagship product.

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When you meet Aydin Mirzaee you immediately feel at ease. Spend any amount of time with him and you’ll notice his positive attitude, his friendliness and how relaxed he is. This proud father of twin toddler girls continues to support the Ottawa start up community and is hard at work building his new...

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Tis the season for annual holiday lunches, dinners and get togethers at the office or outside of the office. Each year this is always a hot “HR” topic for companies - regardless of their size. What do we do? Who do we invite? Daytime or nighttime? What’s our budget? Do we allow alcohol?

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Happy Canada Day weekend!

One of the great things I love about Canada is the strength of community that people across this country have. This quote from one of the articles sums it up for us:

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How about this for a catch phrase of the old guard in recruitment: “We are in the placement business, not the retention business!”

I lost count of how many times we were instructed to say that in my early days as a recruiter. Whenever a placement went wrong, that was the line used to justify why...

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I have to chuckle to myself when I hear recruiters claim they are experts. If that were true, why does our industry suffer from some of the worst employee attrition rates and performance issues out there? I've experienced this first hand working at recruitment firms and it's an industry wide pheno...

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I call it “Turkey Regret’, that feeling we get around the holidays of annoyance and frustration with all the things in your life that aren’t quite right. As we enter the festive period people start reflecting. Maybe they do it to distract themselves while that awkward uncle makes inappropriate jokes...

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