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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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