Are you trying to pivot into a career area that’s different from what you studied in school? My name is Jessica and today I’ll be sharing what I’ve learned over the past few years as I transitioned from a Kinesiology degree to securing a digital marketing internship at Envol Strategies!
Business growth is one of the most rewarding and exciting experiences for business owners and their teams – even more so when your business is growing rapidly!
However, rapid growth can also bring sudden changes like taking on more clients or having to increase production to meet demands. If business growth isn’t managed efficiently, it can have negative consequences on an organization. A booming business might also mean it’s time to scale up your team so that you have the capacity to continue providing your best service. In this article, we will share some key tips on how to efficiently scale your team to ensure MAXIMUM potential for your business.
The future of work has changed greatly after 2020. Throughout the year 2020, organizations and business leaders across the world were forced to navigate the pandemic, managing a hybrid or fully remote workforce, on top of social justice movements. For many, our perspective of work has shifted greatly, and employers will need to adapt to the shift for 2021 and the years to come.
So, what are some trends that will shape the future of work?
Keeping track of HR metrics is a crucial step while starting and growing your company. Having HR metrics on hand can reveal the health of your organization, show potential areas for cost savings, and lay a foundation for supporting your employees in the future.
Unsure of where to start for building a diverse team within your business? This blog shares tips on how you can get started on creating change in your workplace.
Last year, the need for new business was top priority for professional service firms. This year, a shortage of top talent to service that business is the main concern. From small businesses to global companies, leaders at professional services firms are facing real challenges when it comes to recruiting and retaining the best the market has to offer. Read More »Recruitment Challenges Facing Professional Service Firms
The cannabis industry is a hot topic in business right now. In Canada, nearly 700 job openings need to be filled in the cannabis sector alone. From agronomists to data collection to manufacturing, employers in the cannabis sector need to find talent for unprecedented positions in a candidate-driven market – and it won’t be easy. In order to be more effective in these hiring processes, it’s helpful to consider exactly what’s attracting people to careers in cannabis, and what’s scaring them away.
We are proud to share that Envol was featured in the Government of British Columbia’s 2018 Small Business Profile Report! Click here for direct access to our feature.
Did you know that British Columbia is home to more than 490,000 small businesses employing over one million people in 2017? British Columbia leads the country with growth in small businesses and small business employment.
The report provides more important insight into the current state of small business in British Columbia. Check out the press release by the Government of British Columbia to learn more, and to access the 2018 Small Business Profile Report.Read More »2018 Small Business Profile Report Featuring Envol
A shared concern in the back of the mind of many small to medium business owners is – Who is going to take over when I retire?
According to a 2013 Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses survey, 75% of Canadian business owners will exit their business by 2022. That’s only 3 more years. Let that sink in. For business owners who haven’t put much thought into succession planning, the continuity of their hard built business is at stake.
With the legalization of recreational cannabis just around the corner, cannabis recruitment in Canada is exploding! Currently, there are over 700 postings for job opportunities in the cannabis industry. With a variety of positions in high demand (pun intended), cannabis employers face tough competition for top talent. How will your company stand out amongst the weeds to attract and engage top talent in the competitive cannabis market?