Work Hacks – Making work a little easier

Work Orientated Life Hacks from a Virtual Assistant Everyone has heard about life hacks…we’ve all got a couple of favorites we like. As a virtual assistant, my job is to make other people’s lives and work life easier.  Here are some work orientated...

Helping new business to help them do what they do best

My business would not be a reality without the assistance of the Elgin Business Resource Centre and their self-employment benefit program.  When I started this program I was in a group of about 14 people who had a vision of running their own business.  Some have been...

The 6 second resume: Does yours make the cut?

Job seekers today are thrown into a team of people that range from freshly-minted graduates to lifer’s who have been forced to retire early or have had their job eliminated because the company has moved overseas.  It’s not an even playing field.  The rules...

Ross Street Agency in the News

Ross Street Agency has been in business for 5 months now and the local business community in St. Thomas will now be able to learn a little about how it all began. In late June, I spoke to the editor of Elgin this Month about his 3 month focus on small businesses in...

What is a Factotum?

Some of you may have noticed that on my website and on my business cards I refer to myself as a Chief Factotum.  This has caused a little bit of a buzz, which is exactly what I was hoping for.  I chose that title on purpose.  I wanted the title to be a conversation...