Business

Kawartha Lakes businesses get new digital marketing workshops

Kawartha Lakes’ chambers of commerce have collaborated to put together a digital marketing series designed for ‘main street’ business owners. It’s… Continue reading “Kawartha Lakes businesses get new digital marketing workshops”

MP Schmale says low taxes, private-sector jobs the answer, not basic income

MP Schmale says low taxes, private-sector jobs the answer, not basic income

Roderick Benns recently interviewed Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock Conservative MP Jamie Schmale on the issue of basic income and the Ontario Basic Income… Continue reading “MP Schmale says low taxes, private-sector jobs the answer, not basic income”

Desire or pressure: What motivates us to get out of bed and work?

Desire or pressure: What motivates us to get out of bed and work?

Three days ago, we ran a story called ‘Mariposa Dairy struggles to find young adults who want to work five… Continue reading “Desire or pressure: What motivates us to get out of bed and work?”

Mariposa Dairy, Armada Toolworks create new jobs with Provincial grants

Mariposa Dairy struggles to find young adults who want to work five days a week

Have jobs, will train. One of the Lindsay area’s largest private employers, Mariposa Dairy, is having trouble finding committed employees… Continue reading “Mariposa Dairy struggles to find young adults who want to work five days a week”

Ferreri entertains full house at Small Business Week breakfast

Social media influencer, Michelle Ferreri, entertained a packed Small Business Week breakfast for the Lindsay and District Chamber of Commerce…. Continue reading “Ferreri entertains full house at Small Business Week breakfast”

Benns’ Belief: Revamp of employment services needed

Fleming president says college tries to stay on top of skills employers need

One of the key challenges for Lindsay and Kawartha Lakes is the growing skills shortage. It’s affecting area employers who… Continue reading “Fleming president says college tries to stay on top of skills employers need”

Do Millennials in Lindsay lack a good worth ethic?

Do Millennials in Lindsay lack a good worth ethic?

“They seem to think highly of themselves.” “Too over-confident.” “They have a ‘baby-on-board’ protected mentality.” “They’re always connected to their… Continue reading “Do Millennials in Lindsay lack a good worth ethic?”