Tag : Business Tools

Can SMART Goals Really Improve Employee Performance?

There is an abundance of research that suggests that helping employees set specific, difficult goals leads to higher performance. In an article in American Psychologist, Edwin Lock and Gary Latham indicate through their investigations on goal setting and motivation that when managers and employers help employees develop clear, challenging goals,

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Evaluating Your Marketing Approach

Over the past several years there has been a big shift in marketing. Businesses used to be able to rely on traditional outbound approaches – cold calling, mass mailers, etc. – to reach existing and prospective clients. These techniques worked in a selling environment where the customer had limited access

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How Digital Tools Can Improve Employee Training

The digital economy has grown to $2.9 trillion in just 20 years and is disrupting every industry. Digital technologies have improved productivity, created new products and services, enabled new business models, and blurred the boundaries between industries.
But how are we using technology to improve the skills development and training of

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Find and Recruit Top Talent During an Ontario Career Fair

When it comes to finding students and recent grads to expand your workforce, career fairs provide a unique opportunity for employers to gain face-to-face exposure to relevant and engaged talent. Every year, college and university campuses host job fairs to support professional networking and recruitment opportunities for students and Canadian

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Project Management Strategies for Non-Project Managers

Project Management is a critical function in many businesses. Even in companies that aren’t projectized, it’s probable that you’ll deal with many projects throughout the year. In an ideal situation, you’ll have access to a full Project Management Office (PMO), dedicated resources, and all the tools needed to successfully deliver

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