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  • What to Consider When Planning to Work with a Student

    As a small business, you have a lot to do. After all, you often don’t have a large team of people to manage the different tasks associated with operating your business. As you stay on top of every detail of your business, your workload can seem demanding. One solution to this challenge is to partner […]

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  • Manufacturing Under Increased Attack from Ransomware | Waterloo Study Reports

    Attacks from ransomware are on the rise, as reported regularly on the news. The most obvious of these attacks was the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack in the United States this spring. This attack shut down deliveries of gasoline and heating oil all across the Eastern USA. A new report from Waterloo-based eSentire has found that […]

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  • How can I manage telework stress?

    While telework has been a part of our daily grind for many months now, an unsettling factor has latched itself to health constraints that were already oppressive: stress. Let’s go back in time, in a world where COVID-19 didn’t yet exist and most employees were enthusiastic at the idea of working from the comforts of […]

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  • 5 Ways to Grow Your Business Exponentially

                      You’re either growing or dying, and it’s the same case with your business. It is crucial to understand that in order to grow anything, you need to nurture it and put consistent focus and effort to make it happen. Exponential business growth doesn’t usually happen overnight, […]

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  • Business Resources: Tools for Working with Students

    On May 12, 2021, the Access Student Talent Program was pleased to host Andrew Bieler, Director of Partnerships and Learning with the Business + Higher Education Roundtable (BHER) in a webinar discussing resources and tools available for businesses who are interested in working with students. This post, along with the recording of the webinar (below) […]

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  • STEM BIOMEDICAL: A NON-PROFIT FOR ADVANCING BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH THROUGH STEM

     STEM Biomedical – Our Mission “All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered, the point is to discover them” – Galileo Galilei. Research has fueled countless discoveries, and these discoveries have been applied to develop the innumerable technologies we rely on today. The importance of research can’t be stressed enough. This is especially […]

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  • Business owners planning computer replacement often ask us “how long does a computer last”? Here are 5 tips to help them plan.

    As a computer service company, we are often the bearers of bad news about old computers.  Planning computer replacement is a very important part of making sure your business risks are kept under control. Too often MicroAge have had customers who kept computers running critical software way past their useful life.  It’s not fun (and […]

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  • The Chamber Is Hiring An Events Coordinator

    About Us The Greater Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce (GKWCC) provides strong, continued service to over 1600 members in one of Canada’s marquee pioneering and entrepreneurial business communities. For the past 131 years, dating back to the Chamber’s founding as the Berlin Board of Trade, we have expanded into one of the largest and most innovative […]

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  • The Chamber is Hiring a Marketing Coordinator (entry level) for the Access Student Talent Program

    The Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce (GKWCC)’s Access Student Talent program helps small businesses connect with post-secondary student talent for work-integrated learning opportunities. When small businesses engage in work-integrated learning they can connect with future talent, increase their productivity, raise awareness about their organization and industry, and tap into the creative and innovative ideas […]

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  • Will COVID-19 have an impact on recruiting?

    Talent acquisition is certainly not a priority for Canadian entrepreneurs. Generally, acquiring recruiting software to aid in searching out, selecting, welcoming and integrating new staff is considered to be an unnecessary expense rather than an investment. However, the pandemic could be the catalyst of a modest digital revolution. In Europe, talent acquisition is of greater […]

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