The Canadian retail space isn’t very competitive. We can’t stack coupons, the sales aren’t as deep as the United States, there isn’t the variety and the only money-back option is to fill out a rebate form, mail it and hope to get a cheque within the next eight weeks, if you’re lucky.
I wrote an article called, Why Your Employees Are Leaving. I posted it and forgot about it. That was three months ago. This past week it exploded, generating more than 100,000 page views.
Read an excerpt here. Yes, the comment made by the man with the cellphone is true. I was outside a Tim Hortons.
My latest article for Workopolis
Then that one question comes and maybe it’s nerves but you can’t answer. You know you have an answer but you just can’t remember it right now. You’ll remember it just as you walk out of the interview, but by then it will be too late. [Read more...]
I just finished up a project for TG4. It was to write copy for NewBrunswickfinds.ca: a travel and tourism site for New Brunswick.
I covered the Bay of Fundy, whale watching, pirates and yes, even lobster.
Canadians are spending less on their cars according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2010 Canadian Customer Commitment Index Study. [Read more...]
A few of us were chatting over drinks the other day and the topic came up – should you date while unemployed? Do you tell the other person or do you wait? Do you even bother to go out or just stay home on the couch? [Read more...]
Let’s admit it, the economy still isn’t looking too good. The market meltdown has made some people unwilling to invest their hard-earned money into companies that might not survive the recession. But what if you want to invest – where do you look? [Read more...]