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Three Ways Tech Firms Are Using Economic Incentives to Fuel Development and Job Growth

As communities try to get companies to hire more employees, economic incentives are a primary tactic that is used to encourage job growth. Communities may More...

Three Art Experiences You Should Try in 2015

Whether you consider yourself something of an artist or haven’t channeled your creativity since your school days, experiencing art can lead to a deeper appreciation More...

The myriad benefits of diversity in the workplace

The world is the smallest it has ever been in this age of technology. We literally have the ability to talk to just about any More...

InstaBusiness? How a beauty startup turned Instagram comments into a product line

Social media is no longer just for socializing between friends on the web, businesses have taken to using social media to interact with their consumers More...

Healthcare, technology, skilled labor: when community college beats university

There is a negative stigma attached to the idea of going to a community college over obtaining a university degree. However, with the increased cost More...

Fruitful road trip for rural EDOs

Each fall, economic development professionals from rural and agricultural communities across Ontario gather to compare notes. Last year, Norfolk County had the honour of hosting. More...

Expanding economy’s need for Skilled Labor

Job hiring over 2014 has remained at a steady pace, and is expected to continue with an upwards trend in the new year.  Unemployment levels More...

3 workplace trends to watch for in 2015 (and Beyond)

What does the future hold for the workplace?  2015 could hold some major changes in how people view the setup of the workplace, where people More...

3 Times a Personal Loan is a Good Idea (and isn’t)

Personal loans come with some of the highest interest rates no matter which financial institution you approach. It makes sense because you can truly use More...

12 learning moments at #EDAC14

The annual conference of the Economic Development Association of Canada (EDAC) was held in Calgary in September 2014. Here are some of the highlights of information that More...

4 Skills That Every Project Manager Should Develop

Certified project managers continually need to hone their abilities to oversee minor tasks and overarching projects to completion. Organizations need project leaders who are flexible More...

Start-Up Businesses Crucial to Employment Growth

With unemployment hovering just over seven percent, analysts seek to determine ways to get more people back to work. However, there is some disagreement over More...