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Protect the Heart of Your Canadian Business

Topic:
Protect the Heart of Your Canadian Business
Date:
May 13, 2013 at 11:00 - 12:00 PM ET
Presenters:
Sharon Bunce, HR Management Consultant(HRdownloads Inc)
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Description
The majority of small businesses fail due to internal deficiencies such as:

1. Management: Often times inexperienced managers make decisions that can have huge financial impacts on an organization. For example, inconsistent management practices can lead to human rights allegations, unionization, or key talent leaving your business for other opportunities.

2. Operations: Failing to develop standardized operational practices necessary to reduce risk can have devastating results. New business owners frequently lack relevant business and management expertise in areas such as finance, purchasing, selling, production, and hiring and managing employees. Unless they recognize what they don't do well and seek help, they may soon face disaster; for example, financial or information theft, poor planning resulting in overspending, or confidential client records being made vulnerable.

3. Legislation: Every business in Canada has the obligation to meet the requirements under Employment/Labour Standards, Occupational Health & Safety, Human Rights and more. Simply believing that you and your employees know what to do will not protect your business. Not having the applicable documentation in writing can result in large fines or charges that may include a cease of operations until your business complies.

4. Vision: Not having a clear vision of how your company functions and where you see its future can result in customer disengagement, wrong hires and ultimately ineffective decisions that don’t support your company’s longevity.

5. Entrepreneur Burnout: Operating your own business requires a huge investment in time, money, energy, and emotion. The expectation to know everything and handle all components can lead to long days, limited time away from work, and ultimately may result in burnout which will drain your motivation, creativity, and drive to excel.

The good news is that if business failure is caused by internal deficiencies, then employers can implement the strategies necessary to mitigate them.

During this webcast you are going to learn about:
•       Common Internal Threats
•       What You Can do to Protect Your Business and Mitigate Risks
•       Essential Policies to Develop
•       How to Gain Support
•       The importance of Implementation

Who Should Participate
  • Business Owners
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Human Resources
  • Policy Developers
  • General Managers
  • Business Administrators
What You Will Learn
During this webinar you are going to learn about:
  • Common Internal Threats
  • What You Can do to Protect Your Business and Mitigate Risks
  • Essential Policies to Develop
  • How to Gain Support
  • The importance of Implementation
Recommended Resources
  • http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/smallbusiness/story/2011/10/04/f-smallbiz-by-the-numbers.html Click here

  • http://www.canadabusiness.ca/eng/page/2716/ Click here

  • Failing Concerns: Business Bankruptcy in Canada http://publications.gc.ca/Collection/Statcan/61-525-X/61-525-XIE1997001.pdf Click here
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HR in Canada
Canadian Masters In HR Strategy & Execution
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Sharon Bunce
HRdownloads Inc

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Feedback
Name Comment Rating
Image of Stephanie M. Sylvester Stephanie M. Sylvester
Consultant (HR) Maryland
3 / 5
Good Presentation
Image of TRACY BURKE TRACY BURKE
Varius Business Solutions
4 / 5
Very Good Presentation
4 / 5
Very Good Presentation
5 / 5
Excellent Presentation
3 / 5
Good Presentation
Image of Melody Storms Melody Storms
RCI Recruitment Solutions
3 / 5
Good Presentation
Image of Julie Waddell Julie Waddell
Standards Council Of Canada
3 / 5
Good Presentation
Image of Colleen Dineen Colleen Dineen
Self Employed
Liked the Canadian content. 3 / 5
Good Presentation
Image of Brenda James Brenda James
Brenda James Consulting
Liked the positioning of the Polling questions. Overall the presentation was on point. 5 / 5
Excellent Presentation
Image of Angela Marzo Angela Marzo
MovingToAction
Sharon this was and excellent and practical presentation. I really appreciate you guiding us through the importance of HR policies even for small businesses and the need to build internal governance as a proactive way to set a solid structure for healthy internal operations. Thanks for sharing I will for sure be contacting you. 5 / 5
Excellent Presentation
Image of Novlette Evans Novlette Evans
Government
Thanks 4 / 5
Very Good Presentation

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