Grow your Small Business in 2017


By Mary Deschene

Campus Manager and Student Advisor at Progressive Training College of Business
& Health, Sault Ste. Marie campus
Ready to move your business to the next level and remain a competitive player in this cut-throat market? You need to ensure your employees have the skills required to make your business successful, now and in the future.

Three Reasons Successful Businesses Upgrade Employee Skills:

1. Increased Productivity and Employee Retention
Employees view training as an opportunity to learn new skills that will help advance their career, satisfying personal goals. This will increase employee loyalty and motivate them further in their productivity. In turn, this will decrease employee turnover which costs time and money wasted on recruitment and retraining.

2. Minimized Workplace Accidents
A safe work environment is made possible by educated employees who are aware of their workplace hazards. Accidents may result in costly downtime that will adversely affect productivity and revenue.

3. Increased Market competitiveness through Innovation
With higher learning and education comes new ideas that will give your business an edge over the competition! This will increase revenue as you improve customer satisfaction .

Have you heard of the Canada-Ontario Job Grant?
Canada-Ontario Job Grant (the Job Grant) provides an opportunity for employers to invest in their workforce, with help from the government. Visit for
more information.

Contact Mary at [email protected] or 705-256-8710