HR professionals and small business owners are realizing that there are several benefits to hiring recent university graduates. Traditionally lack of experience was a hindrance, but slowing this perspective has changed.
Social media marketing is increasingly becoming a tool to drive success, especially for small businesses. South Surrey business Glitter & Spice recently won the Small Business BC Best Online Marketer Award and say that nearly 80 percent of their sales are through Instagram.
More and more small business owners are turning to online lending to fund their growing businesses. There are three models of online lending and small business advocates claim more needs to be done to educate business owners on the options available to them.
Consultancy firms are broadening their talent scope and looking to hire candidates with an MBA to support data analytics. MBA applicants looking to get into the field are already at an advantage because employers know they have experience with big data.
A New Brunswick town hopes to boost its economy by supporting small businesses with an online marketplace for local food and craft products. As part of the town’s economic action plan, the Mayor hopes to open the virtual shop within two years with support from local investors.