Category: Up Close & Personal

Seeing is Believing? Or is Believing … Seeing?

By Cat Lam, CPA-CMA Founder of ITsolopreneurs.com   “Dad, how many Santa Clauses are there in the world?” Here’s the backstory. Since I had my 5 yr old, I have been dreading the one day that I have to finally break it to him that Santa isn’t real. Growing up in an immigrant household, there…

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Career envy: we’ve all had it, but have we all overcome it?

Career envy: we’ve all had it, but have we all overcome it? As someone who battled with this for many years, I can confidently tell you that this type of envy is not something that is easily treated, nor is it easy to identify. You become this person who ends up being a shell of…

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The Power of Recharging and the Importance of Balance

The Power of Recharging and the Importance of Balance   As a person that loves to be busy I also love my downtime and try to live my life as balanced as I can. This sense of balance just recently came into my life in my early 30’s as I finally saw the value and…

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Maximizing Growth and Delight in Existing Customers and Staff

This article was recently posted in the Capital Ideas section of the Edmonton Journal. The article includes some great pieces of advice from Edmonton’s entrepreneurs, including some from our very own Sally Banek, CPA, CMA, on how to balance support and growth in existing staff and customers. Follow the link to read more! Capital Questions  …

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How to Share Heartfelt Mentorship: An Essay Inspired by a Journey

Written by: Sally Banek, CPA, CMA, via Linkedin Two weeks ago, my 19 year old daughter departed on a journey.  Four months of training in Thailand, followed by two more months of missionary work in Cambodia and Laos.  If it were anybody else’s daughter, I’d be thrilled. “What an amazing adventure!  Do it now, before life gets…

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Rack-Ruitment Partners Run for the Cure!

October is National Breast Cancer Month and like most Canadians, many of us at Recruitment Partners have been affected in one way or another by this adverse disease. That’s why each year we lace up our sneakers, put on our Rack-Ruitment Partners t-shirts and pop open our fun box of pink hats, wigs and suspenders to…

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What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas ……

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas …… A well deserved reward  for a  hard working team! Four years later and we are hitting our stride. Marketing and recruiting 24/7 has began to build a reputation that we are proud of and one that we have no intention of taking for granted. But our four…

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The Value of Sales and Service Training

The Value of Sales and Service Training The foundation of our business success is a commitment to performance excellence in all what we do.  The cornerstone to attain this level of excellence for our organization is via training and a commitment to customer service.  The Alberta business market has becoming more and more commoditized, coupled…

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The Working Mom … “Can we have it all?”

As a young person, and at the beginning of my career, naïve to anything related to adulthood I would confidently state “Of course not, silly”.  Women take a proud step back to carry, bear and rear little ones…  Heck, at this point in my life I contemplated pregnancy as a way of getting OUT of…

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