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In conjunction with our partnering organizations we provide information that is fundamental to starting and growing your business anywhere in the province. When your needs are more complex, our many enhanced services will help you address the challenges of doing business in today’s world.
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For your business research needs, take full advantage of our amazing library. You’ll find books, directories, guides, statistics, demographics and access to online research materials. Our small business advisor will help find the information you need. Explore your business opportunities with our FREE public access to the world wide web.
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Designed to save you time and money, our quick-to-learn, quick-to-use economically priced seminars cover the basics and beyond. With topics on business planning, marketing, money matters, starting your own business, succession planning, incorporating and more.
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In conjunction with our partnering organizations we provide access to management consultants, lawyers, accountants, financial representatives and human resource experts through The Business Link’s Guest Advisor Program. It’s a great introduction to how professionals can help you succeed in business.
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If you’re preparing your company to compete in the global marketplace, including exporting and importing, we’re here to help. Information on strategic planning, market research, financing, logistics and more will prove invaluable as you research global markets.
Posted on: Aug 10, 2016
When you start your own business, you may have to wear many "hats". You may have some great ideas, but how are you at handling business operations like administrative or managerial tasks? You need to know your strengths and weaknesses. Lack of management experience can lead to small business failure. Do not be shy about seeking out the advice of experts, networking with other entrepreneurs and hiring employees to help you run the business. If you would like help determining if starting a business is something for you please give Louise a call at 780-608-7875 for confidential, Government subsidized, (0 cost to you) consultation.
Posted on: Aug 9, 2016
The Canada Job Grant is part of the Government of Canada and Government of Alberta's commitment to help address skills mismatches and ensure that employees are being trained in high-demand areas. It is in an employer's best interest to invest in developing the skills of their workforce, so they can get the job done and continue to operate. Under the Canada-Alberta Job Grant, employers will cover a minimum of one third of direct training costs, with up to a maximum of $10,000 in government contributions. To learn more and see how your company could benefit click on above title
Posted on: Jul 27, 2016
Here is a tool to help better measure your entrepreneurial potential
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