Passing the Reins - Identifying the Next Leader for Family Business

Viewpoint by Anna Stuart, Partner and Joe Moore, Partner


She has your common sense and drive for achieving results, and her mother’s sound judgment about people. But is she the right candidate to lead your business to future prosperity? He has worked with you for years, sticking with you through tough times and contributing to your successes. But does he have the right experience to take over the reins?

Courting Candidates

Viewpoint by Kevin Stoddart, Vice President


Last spring at our national executive search conference in Calgary, I heard senior HR professionals saying, ‘In this town, if you hesitate in hiring talent, you’re dead.’ As an employer, you may think, ‘That’s red-hot Calgary’s problem. Things are different in Atlantic Canada.’ But this is a warning you should heed.

Ethical HR Leadership

Insight by Mark Surrette, President


Ethics in business is really no different than ethics in life – ethics are the fundamental building blocks to an organization. Ethical and value-based organizations recruit great people and keep great people to build longevity and have long-term success.