The Calgary Stampede two-stepped into town again to try to whoop up an oil industry city that is crying into its beer.
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It’s all too familiar these days: the heartbreaking images of empty cubicles, vacant offices, deserted downtown parades, and recurring headlines spewing news of cost reduction and more layoffs.
A 19th century anecdotal experiment has it that if a frog is placed in boiling water, it will jump out.
In a Financial Post article from just before the holidays, Tim McMillan, president and chief executive officer of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, says Canada’s oil and gas sector...
Will you be Reeling or Roaring out the Other Side? Are layoffs really the answer to this downturn.
In a recent survey of 350,000 people worldwide by Franklin Covey, people admitted to spending up to 40 per cent of their time on unimportant or irrelevant tasks.
With shocking speed last year we fell into this major downturn in the oil patch in western Canada and economically worldwide.
If you’re one of the many people who have been laid off recently, this is for you. Recovering from the varied and complex ramifications of a job loss can be overwhelming.
In the early 2000s, Boeing, faced with a slump in business, offered early retirement to 9,000 senior employees.
While the dramatic drop in oil prices has rocked the oil and gas industry, the ripples are being felt far beyond Calgary’s office towers.
With shocking speed, we’ve fallen into a major downturn in the oil patch. Capital projects have been cancelled and jobs and budgets have been drastically cut.
If the skilled labour shortage in the oil patch isn’t enough of a leadership challenge, we’ve now been blindsided by $40 oil that no one seemed to predict.