Tag: Small Business


How to Make Employees Fall in Love With Their Work

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Feb 2018

How to Make Employees Fall in Love With Their Work

Okay, right off the top, just like regular relationships, you can’t force your employees to fall in love with you. That’s a one-way ticket to a painful break up. However, building a strong working relationship isn’t all that different from building a romantic one… with some very obvious exceptions. Here’s some steps you can take to build stronger relationships with your employees so they can...

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5 Ways To Cut Employee Costs Without Cutting Benefits

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Feb 2018

5 Ways To Cut Employee Costs Without Cutting Benefits

With the minimum wage increase last month, some businesses were getting a lot of flack for cutting certain benefits from their payroll. Pay increases may end up costing small businesses more money than increasing benefits. However, it’s important not to get to hasty with benefit cuts as negative push back from employees and stakeholders could end up costing you morale and productivity. So before you...

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What Are the 5 Scariest Small Business Benefits to Go Without?

27

Oct 2017

What Are the 5 Scariest Small Business Benefits to Go Without?

The scariest time of the year is nearly upon us. So the question is: what do small business insurance consultants like us fear most? Our biggest fear is Small businesses not ensuring their workplace is a great place to work that attracts the best talent! So this Halloween, our treat is letting you know which office perks your business shouldn’t go without. That way, you...

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Our Secret Weapons to Productivity You Can Try Right Now

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Oct 2017

Our Secret Weapons to Productivity You Can Try Right Now

This time of the year, it can be tough to focus. With the weather not as nice, and the holiday season soon underway, it’s easy to get distracted by negative or stressful thoughts. Of course, people who try to be productive are only going to feel more stressed if they feel a lack of focus. But there’s no need to worry. We’ve scoured the internet...

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Why Your Business Could Use Investment in Diversity and Inclusion

24

Aug 2017

Why Your Business Could Use Investment in Diversity and Inclusion

For a lot of businesses, the topic of diversity and inclusion have been on the brain. It’s no wonder. A diverse workplace has all kinds of benefits including increased collaboration a teamwork and an increased pool of skills knowledge and ideas. The Millennial generation is the most diverse generation to date, they expect a diverse and inclusive workplace. So if you’re looking to attract the...

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Does Your Workplace Focus Enough on Mental Health?

27

Jul 2017

Does Your Workplace Focus Enough on Mental Health?

Mental Health isn’t a buzz word. It’s well being! People can become so “comfortable” in a stressful work environment, they don’t realize there are alternatives. Work and stress don’t need to be synonymous with each other. In fact, if your employees are stressed by their work, you have a big problem on your hands. Why This is a Problem? People who are stressed are not...

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5 Things You Should Remember at Every Networking Event

07

Apr 2017

5 Things You Should Remember at Every Networking Event

We had a blast at the Tabletop Tradeshow this week seeing some of our friends in Guelph! We were happy to meet so many local businesses from the local chamber and members of the community. We hope you were able to say hi, pick up some information on the Chamber’s Plan and maybe even grab one of our stylish mugs! We love networking, and in the...

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Ten Things to Consider When Weighing the Cost of Small Business Benefits

23

Feb 2017

Ten Things to Consider When Weighing the Cost of Small Business Benefits

Around tax time, you might start considering the state of your finances. A small business may consider cutting or adding benefits. However, before you make any decisions, here’s ten things to consider about the benefits of benefits. 1. Benefits keep your best employees working for you. 2. Benefits mean more to your employees than money   3. Seriously. Benefits really mean a lot to your...

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