How Digital Tools Can Improve Employee Training

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 our workforce? LinkedIn’s Workplace…

Understanding if Servant Leadership Could Help Your Team

Understanding if Servant Leadership Could Help Your Team

How would your team describe your leadership? What words would they use? Supporter? Motivator? Director? Servant? The concept of a servant-leader, while it seems like an oxymoron, is straightforward; servant-leaders encourage the development of their teams and prioritize the needs of others and avoid focusing on their own control and personal success. The concept of…

Business Grants Alberta: Top Funding Programs for Growth Projects

Business Grants Alberta: Top Funding Programs for Growth Projects

Alberta business grants and loans are an ideal way to support your organization’s upcoming strategic projects. Funded through the provincial and federal governments, there are a wide range of incentives that companies can use to offset costs and improve growth potential. It’s beneficial for businesses to create a plan of what to apply to and…

First Step in the Training Process: Implement a Training Needs Analysis

First Step in the Training Process: Implement a Training Needs Analysis

It goes without question that continuous learning in business is crucial for success. An organization’s willingness to expand knowledge benefits the entire process of attracting, maintaining, and developing employees. Any business that is seeking to implement employee training and development is encouraged to first identify and pinpoint the reason for training and what kind of…

Case Study: How Automotive Grants Help Overcome Growth Challenges

Case Study: How Automotive Grants Help Overcome Growth Challenges

Canadian automotive manufacturers can accelerate growth by integrating their strategic activities with government funding, but how exactly does it work? How do other automotive manufacturers use government grants and loans to enhance investments and drive organizational success? It can be difficult to visualize the impact of developing and executing a multi-program government funding plan, especially…

[WEBINAR] April 23: Training Grants for Workforce Development

[WEBINAR] April 23: Training Grants for Workforce Development

Targeted training programs can help Canadian companies scale operations, reduce talent gaps, and foster innovative problem solving. But despite the clear benefits of workforce development, few companies allocate enough capital to nurturing world-class talent. Employers should consider tapping into government funding programs to boost their training budgets. During the Training Grants for Workforce Development webinar,…

[WEBINAR] March 27: Training Grants for Upskill Development

[WEBINAR] March 27: Training Grants for Upskill Development

Targeted training programs for employee development can help Canadian companies scale operations and establish a competitive advantage. But despite the clear benefits of workforce progression, few organizations allocate enough capital to invest in upskill, leadership, and operational development. Organizations want growth, and the ability to sustain success in the constantly changing markets and competitive landscapes….

[WEBINAR] Feb 19: Software Options for Scheduling and Production Efficiency

[WEBINAR] Feb 19: Software Options for Scheduling and Production Efficiency

Software solutions have the potential to transform automotive and manufacturing businesses, making them more competitive, innovative, and profitable. In an Industry 4.0-led world, efficiency in manufacturing is dependent on listening to the needs of manufacturers. It’s time manufacturers step into the next generation of efficiency without overly complicated systems that fail to evolve. To keep…

Government Funding for Hiring Manufacturing Apprentices and Interns

Government Funding for Hiring Manufacturing Apprentices and Interns

Hiring youth workers for manufacturing positions can be costly. With significant training and onboarding expenses that exceed the investment required with experienced labourers, the costs of recruiting youth workers can often outweigh its benefits. Still, employing apprentices and interns is an excellent strategy to overcome talent gaps. Manufacturers need to know how to incorporate a…