Stories, Guidance, and Tips
Communities can celebrate local businesses
Contributed, Oct. 11, 2019, 8:30 p.m.
Owning a business is the goal of many would-be entrepreneurs. Being your own boss has certain perks, including making your own hours and not hav... Read more
How to negotiate (and get) a salary increase
Contributed, Oct. 11, 2019, 8:28 p.m.
Salaries in the workplace have long been a hot-button issue for women. The differences in compensation for males and females continues to draw t... Read more
Why exporting matters
Becky Davison, Sept. 27, 2019, 7:46 p.m.
The Halifax Chamber of Commerce will launch a proven Trade Accelerator Program in 2020. Why will we do this?
BDC’s 2017 survey o... Read more
The road to retention
Jennifer Wesman, Sept. 27, 2019, 7:45 p.m.
Nova Scotia may be small, but it’s gaining ground as a leader in supporting international students’ aspirations to make Nova Scotia ... Read more
Accessing the ability of all Canadians
Alita Fabiano, Sept. 20, 2019, 6:54 p.m.
You walk to into the office, juggling a cup of coffee in one hand and your laptop in the other, rushing to your desk where your phone is ringing... Read more
The win-win of hiring international students
Suzanne Rix, Sept. 13, 2019, 6:19 p.m.
Over the last few years, there has been a lot of discussion in Nova Scotia about how we can increase our immigration and retain international st... Read more
How purpose-led businesses get the advantage
Erin Elaine Casey, Sept. 6, 2019, 4:25 p.m.
More and more businesses in Atlantic Canada are looking at their “triple bottom line” — people, planet and profit. But does ta... Read more
A global minset: Hiring newcomers pays off twice
Sara Ericcson, Sept. 6, 2019, 4:20 p.m.
Imtiaz Ahman lost hope he’d find a job when his applications went months without a response.
He says despite his qualifications ... Read more