Good management and quality employees are key to any successful business. Use the tools on this page to help you improve your management skills and gain the information you need for all things HR.
Bank Development Canada Entrepreneurial - Self-Assessment Questionnaire
This questionnaire takes approximately 15 minutes to complete and aims to help you discover if you have what it takes to start your own business.
Women's Enterprize Centre - Self Assessment Tool
In four pages you can find out what traits you have that will help you succeed as an entrepreneur and which ones might cause you some challenges down the road.
CFA Snapshot Self Assessment
Created by the Canadian Innovation Centre, the CFA Snapshot is a free online tool for entrepreneurs that lets you self-assess your venture against the 8 most critical factors for venture success. Very quick registration process.
- Work BC - Employer Resources
This is a comprehensive portal created by Government of BC to support all your needs.
- The HR Guide for Canadian Employers
A variety of articles from CanadaOne on human resources topics, including hiring, managing, and terminating.
- Human Resources for Small Businesses
A-Z guide on human resources issues from the Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses (CFIB).
SBA.Gov - Managing a Business
Extensive sections on growing your business and leading your company are relevant to any business owners, not just in the U.S. Learn about being a leader, making decision, and managing employees. This is a U.S government site so references to particular laws and regulations do not apply in Canada.
This webpage explains what obligations business owners have to their employees, including paying wages, complaint processes, and record-keeping obligations.
- Get Youth Working
Funded through the Canada-British Columbia Labour Market Agreement, Get Youth Working offers employers financial incentives to hire eligible youth between 15 and 29 years of age.
- Industry Job Boards - WorkBC
Index of industry job boards in British Columbia.
- Funding Resources for Co-op Employers
Various funding resources available to employers hiring co-op students from the Association for Co-operative Education, BC / Yukon (ACE)