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Governments focus on re-training workers for changing economy after downturn

A career change at age 46 might be intimidating, even scary, for most people. For Robin Taylor, it’s exciting.

With a layoff pending, the Edmonton IT worker has a choice to compete for jobs in a saturated market or find a new industry with growth potential and re-train for it. 443 more words

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Three Social Media Trends to Consider

Welcome to our first blog for 2017.

We trust you had a great Christmas and New Year and are now well and truly back into work for 2017. 703 more words

Communications

Alberta must overcome widening left-right divide, Edmonton economic development leader says

Albertans must overcome growing ideological divisions creating a “political vacuum” that interferes with work needed for the province to compete internationally, Edmonton economic development boss Brad Ferguson says. 380 more words

Local Business

How do you choose your business name?

Capital Ideas members were asked how they chose their business name. Here’s what members of our community of business owners helping business owners had to say: 2,070 more words

Business

How do you turn customers into loyal fans?

Capital Ideas members were asked how they turn customers into loyal fans. Here’s what members of our community of business owners helping business owners had to say: 1,184 more words

Business

Gary Lamphier: It's a wrap, folks: thanks for a great run

What kid dreams of becoming a business writer? None that I know of, including me.

Instead, like most of my youthful pals, I fantasized about becoming an NHL hockey star while I was growing up in Windsor, Ont., a stone’s throw from Detroit’s Joe Louis Arena. 1,107 more words

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