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How to start a business – Hiring and retaining employees

How to start a business – Hiring and retaining employees

COST: Free

DURATION: 20 minutes


LANGUAGE: Available in English or French

DEVICE COMPATIBILITY: Computer (optimal), tablet, smart phone

CATEGORY: Start or buy a business

LEVEL: Basic


Note: To have the best learning experience, we recommend you view this course on a computer with the latest version of Google Chrome or Firefox and a strong Wi-Fi connection. If you decide to view this course on a mobile device, we recommend you use Chrome.

From writing job descriptions, to conducting interviews, to boosting employee engagement, knowing how to hire and keep employees is essential to your company’s success. This short course will show you all the steps you need to take to hire the right employees, as well as best practices for engaging and retaining your employees. You’ll also hear from a BDC expert who’ll talk about the challenges of hiring new employees and how to make the right hiring decisions.

At the end of the course, you’ll be able to work on your ideas in a handy travel journal—a great place to keep notes and start working on your human resources plan. Your journal will also contain tips on, and additional resources for doing business in Canada.

This course is part of the comprehensive program, How to Start a Business, which guides you through all aspects of starting a business in Canada.

The program covers the following topics: 

  • defining your business structure
  • an overview of the business plan
  • financing your business
  • hiring and retaining employees
  • marketing
  • sales
  • networking

Click here if you would like to enroll in the program instead.

Enroll for free and enjoy many benefits:

  • stop anytime and save your session
  • easily resume your course
  • keep your course history
  • win awards and badges