Lisa Howarth
  • Toronto, ON
  • Canada
  • Flextrack
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Flextrack
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Financial, Services, Technology
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How to best take advantage of your employees in a poor economy?

Posted on May 24, 2010 at 9:00pm 1 Comment

I have heard many people's anecdotal accounts of how the poor economy of the past 18-24 months has affected them from a job perspective; but I am particularly interested in this as we emerge from the other side.



I have heard how employers reduced the number of workers to substantially lower levels, seemingly to reduce overhead costs, trimming budgets while hopefully increasing potential profits. This seems like a sound idea, particularly for shareholders looking for strong returns.… Continue

Change is on it’s way … HST’s Affect on the Contract Industry?

Posted on February 21, 2010 at 10:16pm 0 Comments

There has been much debate over the decision in Ontario and British Columbia to implement a harmonized sales tax (HST) in July of this year. Some say that over time it will reduce consumer costs, but I have my doubts.…

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Manage by Rate? Manage by Margin? It's a confusing world out there ...

Posted on January 24, 2010 at 2:42pm 1 Comment

In the past few years, I've seen the increasing trend of Corporate HR and Procurement departments paying attending to their contractor spend.



Back in the good old days, when a hiring freeze was put in that generally meant a wealth of need for contractors .. after all, the work has to get done right? It seemed like the wild west when I first got into the business .. companies just wanted a body in a chair, and didn't get too concerned about how much money they were being charged… Continue

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