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The truth is, there isn’t one. In my experience, there is no one best question to end all questions. I get asked this question daily; or see people asking for the answer on social media and writing articles about it. Well here’s the actual secret...

Last week our CEO, Adam Gellert sat down with FreshBooks to discuss some things to think about when building a team. The initial question centered on the do's and don'ts of hiring your first employee. It's a big question; it's 50% of your company. But, things...

  Writer's block isn’t just a dilemma that’s restricted to novelists and journalists. It can affect anyone who comes into work every day who tries to come up with an idea that will help benefit their company or school of thought but struggles to do so....

Whether you’re working on an assignment, up against a tight deadline, not comfortable with a certain situation, or just really need to get your message across – communication is the most important value in any type of office place. Speaking openly, yet respectfully, to a...

The cold winter weather persists each day while you and your colleagues continue to brave the elements. Christmas break seems like a distant memory in your rear view mirror, while family day is weeks ahead in the future. Staying focused on your day-to-day activities as...

Setting reasonable and realistic goals for the New Year can be a positive and productive objective for the environment of your workplace. People typically come into the office feeling refreshed and revamped after some time off, which makes for a good time to set goals...

Highly employable people understand their strengths and capabilities, and are committed to continuous personal and professional growth. To be successful in today’s tough job market, it is no longer enough to acknowledge one’s strengths and weaknesses – you need to have a plan to improve....

It’s no secret that keeping employees happy is essential to reducing turnover. However, employee satisfaction is only part of the explanation as to why employees stay at their workplace; an employee can be content with their job without feeling engaged. Employee engagement is more than an...

By Adam Gellert, Founder / HR + Recruitment Consultant at Linkus Group Technology versus Human Capital Definitions for the term obsolete include: 'no longer used, as something newer exists', or 'out of date.' How terrifying is it for an employee to be anticipating being no longer needed...

Before discussing the effects of minimum wage, here’s a basic explanation of what the term actually means. “The basic labour standard that sets the lowest wage rate an employer can pay to employees who are covered by the employment legislation is known as minimum wage....