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Plan B for MSPs and VARs

By Julian Lee Starting with some good news… MSPs should be able to gain a lot of sales traction on a variety of managed services and everything to do with remote working. This will accelerate in demand for most end customers. A good time to make the case for remote management of everything. That said, MSPs should be well prepared ... Read More »

Time for Plan B for Tech Vendors

By Julian Lee It’s clear that as the situation worsens, all companies will continue to restrict travel for all staff. The ripple effect of Coronavirus will go far beyond the obvious short-term things like live events being cancelled or postponed. This may just be the tip of the iceberg! The bigger question is what will be the longer term impact ... Read More »

The Rippling Effects of Holidays Parties

By Aline Ayoub It’s that time of year where employers are planning to offer a holiday evening to their employees. You are challenged by the desire of offering a memorable party, while avoiding excesses and inappropriate behaviour. There are so many factors to consider! How to control alcohol consumption? Can recreational cannabis be banned? What to do in case of ... Read More »

8 things you should do when you win an award

From a very early age, we have learned that winning awards, however small, can mean a lot to building self esteem, pride and confidence. There is something special about when you are recognized as the best at something. In the adult world, winning awards can advance careers (including being more respected, earning more money and being promoted). Awards recognize the ... Read More »

Is Sitting The New Smoking?

Today, so much of our time is spent sitting in front of a computer screen or TV and it looks like this trend will only accelerate. When you are sitting, you are not moving and that can be a big negative to your health. On top of this, the repetitive motions of typing and focusing our eyes on the screen ... Read More »

Follow the Customer Journey to Success

Gavin Gamber from ConnectWise has been working with CompTIA for the past year or so and is sitting on CompTIA’s The Business Application Advisory Council, which represents several cloud software platforms and applications who get together to try to address some of the releveant industry trends and issues that affect the SaaS market.  One of the outcome of the Council ... Read More »

Bill 148 Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs: Are You Prepared?

Bill 148 Is More Than Minimum Wage You’ve probably heard by now that minimum wage is on the rise in Ontario. This is due to The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, which is now in effect as of November 27. With this act -also known as Bill 148 – the provincial government aims to balance employee rights and stimulate economic ... Read More »

Five Tips for Socially Safe Holiday Parties

With the holiday season upon us, there’s a decent chance you’re going to attend at least one corporate affair. Perhaps a networking event or a company party. Regardless, the holiday mood can sometimes get the better of us, leading to some uncomfortable situations and possibly career damaging behaviour. So before you head out for a night of after hours merriment, ... Read More »

Revolution Recycling Delivers an IT Disposition Solution Throughout Canada

With a brand new facility in Toronto, Revolution Recycling Delivers an IT Disposition Solution Throughout Canada has been serving the Canadian market for more than 5 years. They are creating a high value for customers as they do all the work from data destruction, logistics and project management.  They literally handle all assets from ‘cradle to grave’. Revolution Recycling Delivers ... Read More »

The Shocking Reasons Behind a Company’s HR Failures

62% of business owners think they can do HR. But once they figure out they can’t do it alone, or get sued by an employee for wrongful dismissal, only 64% of them ended up contacting an HR Consultant. How painful for them, and how unnecessary. It seems that sometimes companies with fewer employees assume that they don’t need HR expertise. ... Read More »