Skills Catalyst Fund: Up to $500k in Funding for Workforce Development

Skills Catalyst Fund: Up to $500k in Funding for Workforce Development

technology, globalization, and demographics, it’s important to continue to invest in its people to ensure a competitive labour economy. To support these opportunities, there are new innovative development initiatives taking place. One of these is a recent grant called the Skills Catalyst Fund, which funds focused solutions and projects that support better employment and employability…

Canadian Government Funding Landscape: A Wrap on 2019 and Insights on 2020

Canadian Government Funding Landscape: A Wrap on 2019 and Insights on 2020

Well, whether we’re thrilled about it or not, we’ve officially put 2019 behind us and have welcomed 2020! As Canadians prepare for the year ahead, many businesses plan to undergo a similar jumpstart. Companies and governments operate on cycles that change throughout the year. These organizations tend to prepare and/or focus on annual budgets while…

This Is Not Your Child’s Classroom: Adult Learning Principles for Employers

This Is Not Your Child’s Classroom: Adult Learning Principles for Employers

As a self-declared nerd, I admit to being fond of the “adults-who-go-back-to-school” film category. This includes movies such as Billy Madison, Never Been Kissed, 21 Jump Street, and so on. I suspect that one of the reasons for the appeal of these films, at least for some of us, is the fantasy of having the…

10 Game-Changing Reasons to Adopt a CRM System

10 Game-Changing Reasons to Adopt a CRM System

In a time when connectedness is the new norm, more and more teams are opting in to collaborative tools. These systems offer a wide range of benefits, but they all have a common goal — to improve your organization’s effectiveness and productivity. Any business can use a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution to systemize, automate,…