Cost-Wise wants to put your money back in your pocket.

New local business says chances are you’re overpaying for your telecom services and they can help.

Have you looked at your phone bill recently?  Like really looked at it?  If so, you may actually notice that everything looks right and you’re paying exactly what you were told when you signed your contract.

Between cell phones, office phones, and internet costs, many of the telecom companies are vying for your business.  Each one is offering the best possible price for your needs.  Without a background in the industry, it’s easy to just agree and assume it’s the best deal.  As time goes on and your needs change, the original services may no longer be appropriate or cost effective.  This is where Cost Wise Business Consulting can help. Continue reading Cost-Wise wants to put your money back in your pocket.

Brand Ambassadors Wanted

ATTENTION ALL CREATIVE PEOPLE.  Smart Biz is looking for a select handful of creative and enthusiastic individuals to help us grow our brand through our social media channels.  We are seeking people with a passion for photography/videography and who love Winnipeg as much as we do and Continue reading Brand Ambassadors Wanted

This Month in Canadian History

A look at 10 historical events that took place during the month of April 

 April 23, 1851

Canada’s first official postage stamp, the three-penny beaver, is issued.

 April 2, 1871 

The first census of the Dominion of Canada lists the population as 3,689,257. Continue reading This Month in Canadian History

Silas Meeches Opens up about his Journey to WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

Skills/Compétences Canada sat down with Silas Meeches, the WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 competitor in CNC Milling, to discuss his interesting journey to WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017. Silas opened up about what the competition represents to him and how enthusiastic he is about the opportunity to compete in his trade at the international level. Continue reading Silas Meeches Opens up about his Journey to WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

A Hometown Inspiration for Women in Skilled Trades

According to the 10th annual global study conducted in 2015 by the Manpower Group, skilled trade positions are the jobs employers have the greatest difficulty filling ahead of such professions as doctors, nurses and teachers. Here in Canada a study conducted in March 2016 by the Business Council of Canada via a poll of 90 leading Canadian employers showed that after leadership/management, skilled trades workers were the second highest “persistent shortage” (43% trending to 48%) followed by IT, then engineering and construction. Many young women have yet to explore these rewarding careers as there continues to be a small percentage of women who work in the trades. According to a recent report, the proportion of women who make up the skilled trade workforce in Canada remains at approximately 4 to 5 percent (source:  Continue reading A Hometown Inspiration for Women in Skilled Trades

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