Category: Education

Diversify Your Workforce Webinar with ISANS

JUNE 25 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Join ISANS for a 1-hour webinar to learn about ISANS Employer Support Services, and how ISANS can help you settle and retain skilled immigrants and international student graduates as well as help you meet your human resource needs by connecting you to potential employees.
In this webinar, you will learn about the following employer supports:
• Skills Match Online Recruitment Tool, which provides you with access to qualified, pre-screened ISANS clients
• On-site Recruitment and Information Sessions (ORIS) to help you promote various job opportunities
• Programs such as Professional Practice, Trades Practical Assessment, and Engineers Work-based Competency Assessment, which allow you to assess the skills and qualifications of potential employees in on-the-job situations
• English in the Workplace, which supports immigrant employees and helps you build a stronger and more diverse workforce

Please RSVP to receive the link to the webinar.


Business Planning Through a Crisis

Thrusday, June 4th 1-2 pm

Join Wanda Leese and Greg Mosher of MNP, who will deliver a business planning presentation covering cash flow considerations, tax implications, qualifications for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS), entrepreneur support programs, and the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) to lead your business through the coronavirus crisis.

FREE webinar for everyone!

Please register to receive the link.


Productivity Strategies

Thursday May 21st @ 8:30 – 9:30 pm

Register here. 

FREE! Open to everyone!

Join Debbie Lawrence of Abundant Living Inc. to learn about…

  • Time blocking and how it can help to make you more productivehttps://www.ehcc.ca/2020/05/productivity-strategies-webinar/
  • How batching can help you stay focused
  • Start – up and shut-down routines 
  • The power of three in helping you kick start a productive day
  • How to establish and communicate Rules of Work

“The Power of Email” Morning Workshop

Tuesday, March 31st from 8-10am at the East Hants Chamber office: 8 Old Enfield Rd. Unit 205

In this 2 hour workshop “The Power of Email” the following topics will be covered:

• Why building your email list is WAY more important than social media (and how to 8x your engagement)
• The top 3 mistakes most biz owners are making with email marketing (and what to do instead)
• The 3 types of emails every marketer/biz owner should be taking VERY seriously (and how to leverage those)
• A step-by-step blueprint for getting started (including our favorite & free list-building tools)
• GDRP & CASL Guidelines in Canada (it’s boring, but it’s important – we promise to keep it brief)
• What’s working now – how to use social media to grow your list
• How to write killer copy that converts (and how to avoid the sales-y language of the past)
• BONUS: we’ll send you some of our best tools, tricks and resources to get you started with list building!

Cost $25 +HST for Members
$40 +HST for Non-Members

Register HERE. https://bit.ly/2ImLfnA

For more info contact (902) 883-1010 or email info@ehcc.ca

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Fall 2016 Essential Business Skills courses announced

Fall 2016 courses (click for description and start dates):

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Essential Business Skills – Dollars & ‘Sense’

Free Training for Business Owners, Managers & Staff

Dollars & ‘Sense’: Building Financial Success

This 40 hour programs is designed to deliver the basic knowledge of operating a small business. The program begins with what you need to know and how to organize it. Participants will be provided with hands on opportunity to complete reports and forms required by the government.
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Essential Business Skills – Building Stronger Business Relationships

Free Training for Business Owners, Managers & Staff

Building Stronger Business Relationships with your employees & customers

Doing business in 2016 is very different from how many of us operated even five years ago. This program is designed to support you in navigating through the changing trends around how people communicate in the workplace and marketplace.
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Essential Business Skills Courses Fall 2015

We are very excited to offer 4 new courses this Fall; Essential Excel, Build Your Website on WordPress from Scratch, Powerful Presentations and Dollars & Sense. Space is limited so send in your application today!

If you have any questions please contact us at info@ehcc.ca or 902.883.1010.


Essential Business Skills Courses Spring 2015

We are very excited to offer 3 new courses this winter; Mastering Your Marketing Skills, Build Your Business Website from Scratch & Building a Thriving & Profitable Business (Formerly Supply Chain Essentials). Click on the links below for details. Space is limited so send in your application today!
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Essential Business Skills Courses Fall 2014

Two new essential business skills courses are scheduled to start in September! CLICK HERE for more info.

We are now accepting applications for the Fall courses. CLICK HERE for application form.


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As businesses we all have projects big and small!

Whether it's the expansion of a building or product line, planning an event, or the changing of software programs, a project is a project no matter the size or cost. Well, learn how to manage them more effeciently with the business skills online program, Project Management Essentials instructed by Lynn MacKinnon, this September.

Content will include:
- Project charter
- Work breakdown structure
- Gantt chart to illistrate your project schedule
- Life cycle of a project
- and so much more!

Wondering about the cost? Well, there's NO COST to participants!

September may be months away, but seats are limited, even online, so visit bit.ly/2Zn1XLt to apply today!
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The East Hants & Districts Chamber of Commerce has been supporting, promoting, and connecting local businesses for almost 35 years.

Through networking, events, advocacy, and education – the Chamber builds strong relationships between members, their businesses, and the community. With the pandemic, we had to pivot as did all of you. But we are still here for our members and local businesses; working to hard to find ways to continue the connections.

For now, we are still working from home, but we’re available to meet with you by phone, video conference or in person (respecting social distancing of course). Contact us at (902) 883-1010 or email info@ehcc.ca if you would like to chat!
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Do you scratch your head when it comes to balance sheets, cashflow reports, and income statements?

Whether or not you have a bookkeeper or an accountant, as a business owner it's important to understand your finances, so you make important strategic business decisions.

We can help! We are offering a 40-hour program in September; whether you're just getting started or have been in business for years.

Topics include:
- Bookkeeping concepts
- Home office and vehicle expenses
- Budgets and cash flows
- Pricing strategies
- Understanding financial reports
- and so much more!

All you have to do is visit: bit.ly/2YI6PMr
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If you haven’t heard by now about the business skills programs offered through the Chamber, let me tell you!

These amazing programs help business owners, managers and employees develop practical daily work skills that increase productivity and motivation.

Wondering about the return on investment? Well, they are only 40 hours spread over 10 weeks and are at NO COST to participants, so the ROI is incredible. Many participants attribute much of their success; the growth of their business, ability to attract quality employees and how to think strategically to the skills they learn through these programs.

Not only is the content top notch; so are the instructors with years of experience!

All you have to do is visit: bit.ly/3g3F0Ui
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