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November 21, 2017

Should you pivot or persevere in 2018?

While the term ‘pivot or persevere’ is typically used in the startup world, it can apply to almost any business at a crossroads. Entrepreneurs periodically need to assess their business and ask themselves this question: Am I making the progress I had hoped for and is it in line with my initial strategic plan or [...]
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November 14, 2017

Connecting employers with bilingual candidates through mystery encounters and second-language skill portraits

The first contact between an employer and a candidate can be a delicate sales pitch, for both sides. Candidates come equipped with a diversity of skills, backgrounds, experience, and points of view. They are looking for an employer who can recognize this and encourage the growth and development of their career. Employers are focused on [...]
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October 16, 2017

How to use social media to launch and grow your business

CEDEC Small Business Support’s monthly Twitter chats cover a variety of small business topics under the themes of small business and startup growth strategies, mentorship, and youth entrepreneurship. July’s #SBSchat ‘Leveraging Social Media to Launch and Grow Your Business’ offered up too many great tips and resources not to share it with a broader audience. [...]
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October 3, 2017

Equipping Today’s Youth with Tomorrow’s Skills

Considering the drastically changing roles in the world of work and current economic shifts, this bilingual #SBSchat on Twitter explored the critical skills, such as entrepreneurship, bilingualism, problem solving, and critical thinking, that youth need to succeed in the future world of work. Featured presenters: Denis François Gravel, PRESENTability and TEDxQuebec Nick Curtis, Lootopia Rhonda [...]
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September 21, 2017

Mentoring or coaching: Which is best for your business?

No matter your business life stage, size or industry, both mentors and coaches can be valuable resources. What’s the difference between the two? How do you know which is best for your business? We’ve created the following infographic to help you decide. “A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because [...]
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