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Interview Series III: How to Nail Your Virtual Interview

Interview Series III: How to Nail Your Virtual Interview
July 28, 2021
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Not all interviews are created equal. While some of the fundamentals of in-person interviews will translate to a virtual setting, there are some key points to keep in mind when dialling in to meet your potential employer. Here are some things you should keep in mind for your upcoming virtual job interview.

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Interview Series II: 10 Tips to Ace Your Next Interview

Interview Series II: 10 Tips to Ace Your Next Interview
July 28, 2021
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In previous blogs, we have discussed preparing for an interview and doing your research. But what should you do when you're finally in that room, and it's your time to shine? Here are ten tips to keep you on track and help you land your dream job.

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Interview Series I: How to Prepare for an Interview

Interview Series I: How to Prepare for an Interview
July 28, 2021
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The process of finding a job can feel overwhelming and even gruelling at times. You wear your best suit; answer their questions, and then you hold your breath waiting for the phone to ring. You know you're the best candidate, but how do you tell them that? One of the best ways to ace an interview is to be prepared. As members of the HR team, we have conducted our fair share of interviews over the years. We can confidently say that we have seen a variety of memorable interviews. (Not all of them are positive...) The most significant downfalls people seem to fall victim to are:

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How RLB Develops Leaders

How RLB Develops Leaders
July 28, 2021
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At RLB, we have always positioned ourselves as a legacy firm. Our passion for people goes so deep that we strive to build a partnership group with the same values that our firm was built on. When welcoming new members to our team at all levels, we look for individuals whose integrity and principles align with our organizational mission above all else. Therefore, our position on recruitment and leadership relies heavily on development. 

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Maximizing your Research Investment: From a Devoted Booklover

Maximizing your Research Investment: From a Devoted Booklover
July 12, 2021

If you’ve somehow managed to find the time to sit down and read a book, you’re likely looking to make the most of that time spent. Making the decision to invest in research and learning is a great step in the right direction, but it is vital to set yourself up for success in implementing what you have learned. 

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AirBnb 101: Renting Out a Second Property

AirBnb 101: Renting Out a Second Property
July 12, 2021

Renting out a second property We have covered renting out a portion of your home, but what do we need to know when we own a second property to rent out full time?

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Airbnb 101: Renting Your Home

Airbnb 101: Renting Your Home
July 12, 2021

Trying to earn a little extra on the side is common these days – everyone could use a little extra spending money.  But just because it is not your full-time job doesn’t mean you don’t have to consider the tax implications.  Today we will cover one method of earning additional money – renting out your home through organizations such as AirBnB.

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What is the Canada Recovery Hiring Program?

What is the Canada Recovery Hiring Program?
July 4, 2021

The 2021 Budget proposed a new program called the Canada Recovery Hiring Program to help eligible employers with the costs of re-hiring or hiring new staff as their business opens back up. Employers can only claim one subsidy per qualifying period; the Canada Recovery Hiring Program (CRHP) or the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS). There are many similarities between the two programs, however, there are a couple of subtle differences.

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Hiring Your First Employee In Ontario – What You Need to Know

Hiring Your First Employee In Ontario – What You Need to Know

Employees are essential to growing a business, but the many factors to consider can be overwhelming if you have not done it before. Here you can find a list of essential considerations with some helpful links to get you started.

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Donation Strings

Donation Strings
June 21, 2021

There may be times when it is best not to accept a donation. Pause here for all those who work in fundraising to catch their breath and get over the initial shock. It would be heartbreaking to turn down funds when that is what most charities and not-for-profits seek out, but when a donation comes with strings attached, it is crucial to consider the impact of those restrictions. The saying “don’t look a gift horse in the mouth” is the worst piece of advice for organizations who are offered a restricted donation. But do not lose hope. There are steps to take before having to resort to refusing a gift. So first, let us imagine the scenario. Someone comes to you with the offer of a gift of money, but they want to have a say in how it is used.

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