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  • Top 5 Reasons To Attend Wagefest

    Top 5 Reasons To Attend Wagefest

    Did you hear that Wagepoint is hosting an event for small business owners, bookkeepers and accountants? Learn the top 5 reasons you should attend!

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  • Pathways To An Emotionally Intelligent Small Business

    Pathways To An Emotionally Intelligent Small Business

    What does it mean to be emotionally intelligent? How can it benefit your small business? Understanding this concept can strengthen your team.

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  • Digital Payroll Strategies For Building Connections With Your Stakeholders

    Digital Payroll Strategies For Building Connections With Your Stakeholders

    Accountants are no longer "just accountants." They are strategic partners stakeholders trust will add value to their lives and small businesses. Here are a few stakeholder relationship-building tips.

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  • Can Working In Payroll Be Fun? Wagepoint Says "Yes!"

    Can Working In Payroll Be Fun? Wagepoint Says "Yes!"

    Wagepoint wins Silver Stevie® Award for Employee Engagement.

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  • Ask An Expert: Tanya Hilts and the Canada Recovery Hiring Program (CRHP)

    Ask An Expert: Tanya Hilts and the Canada Recovery Hiring Program (CRHP)

    We sat down with Tanya Hilts, CPB to get expert insights on the Canada Recovery Hiring Program (CRHP) for Wagepoint's Ask An Expert series. Here's what she said.

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  • How To Automate And Choose Your Tech Stack

    How To Automate And Choose Your Tech Stack

    It's Week 5 of Wagefest Summer Camp! We've enlisted Wagepoint Partner Riley Shea, CPA to help us guide you through this week's topic: Automation and choosing your tech stack. Here's what he said.

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  • Why Your Constructive Feedback Isn’t Working

    Why Your Constructive Feedback Isn’t Working

    Giving constructive feedback makes a difference for your team, but delivery matters. Read this to learn why your constructive feedback isn't working.

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  • How The Canada Recovery Hiring Program (CRHP) Works

    How The Canada Recovery Hiring Program (CRHP) Works

    The Government of Canada's 2021 Federal Budget included a new Canada Recovery Hiring Program (CRHP). Wagepoint Partner, Eric Saumure, CPA, CA, summarizes the key implications and impacts of the CRHP.

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  • Key Dates And Deadlines In 2021 And Beyond

    Key Dates And Deadlines In 2021 And Beyond

    Welcome to Week 3 of Wagefest Summer Camp. This week, we focus on key small business payroll dates and deadlines.

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  • How To Stay Mentally Healthy During Busy Season

    How To Stay Mentally Healthy During Busy Season

    Welcome to Week 4 of Wagefest Summer Camp. Our focus this week is wellness and the busy season. We asked 10 SMB owners to share their top wellness tip during busy season. Here's what they said.

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  • Re-opening Your Small Business After Lockdown

    Re-opening Your Small Business After Lockdown

    Welcome to Week 2 of Wagefest Summer Camp. This week, we focus on how small businesses can rebound, re-open and re-launch after lockdown.

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  • Switching To ROE SAT — How Does It Work?

    Switching To ROE SAT — How Does It Work?

    Everything you need to know about the switch from ROE Web to ROE SAT to request a Record of Employment (ROE) for your small business within Wagepoint.

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  • 5 Ways to Get a Hold on Payroll Security

    5 Ways to Get a Hold on Payroll Security

    Protect your small business, clients and employees from hackers, fraud and unauthorized access with these tips for managing a secure payroll system within Wagepoint.

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  • How To Staff, Manage And Pay Restaurant Employees During Patio Season (Or Any Season)

    How To Staff, Manage And Pay Restaurant Employees During Patio Season (Or Any Season)

    Restaurant staffing, management and payroll all play crucial roles in day-to-day operations. See how simple restaurant tech can help prepare for patio season or any season.

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  • Golden Marketing Timelines For Your Small Business

    Golden Marketing Timelines For Your Small Business

    Welcome to Week 3 of Wagefest Summer Camp. Our focus this week is key dates and deadlines. This article highlights marketing timelines for small business owners.

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  • “Stream”-lining Payroll Processes With Glacier Raft Company [Case Study]

    “Stream”-lining Payroll Processes With Glacier Raft Company [Case Study]

    Glacier Raft Company is a raft trip outfitter that offers guests whitewater rafting and scenic float trips on the Kicking Horse River in Golden, BC. Here's why they chose to work with Wagepoint.

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  • Profit First, Payroll Pains Last With Royer Accounting [Case Study]

    Profit First, Payroll Pains Last With Royer Accounting [Case Study]

    Royer Accounting is a technology-forward accounting firm and a proud Wagepoint partner. Here's what Andrew Royer, CEO of Royer Accounting, has to say about how Wagepoint helps their clients.

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  • Rallying Behind Payroll Automation With McRally [Case Study]

    Rallying Behind Payroll Automation With McRally [Case Study]

    McRally is a cloud-based accounting firm and a proud Wagepoint partner. Here's what Jordon Sargisson, Associate at McRally has to say about how Wagepoint helps the firm and their clients.

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  • 7shifts Restaurant Growth Podcast — Wagepoint CEO, Shrad Rao Interview

    7shifts Restaurant Growth Podcast — Wagepoint CEO, Shrad Rao Interview

    Wagepoint CEO Shrad Rao sat down on the 7shifts Restaurant Growth Podcast to discuss the crucial role technology plays in restaurant success and how payroll can help your business. Here's the recap.

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  • A Small Business Guide To The 2021 Canadian Federal Budget

    A Small Business Guide To The 2021 Canadian Federal Budget

    In his summary of the 2021 Canadian Federal Budget, Eric Saumure, CPA, CA and Principal of Zenbooks, breaks down the key benefits and programs affecting Canadian small businesses and families.

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  • Payroll as a Function of Business Success in 2021 and Beyond

    Payroll as a Function of Business Success in 2021 and Beyond

    Get key insights on the increasingly strategic role of small business payroll from Canadian Payroll Association VP of Education, Steven Van Alstine and Wagepoint Community Manager Bianca Mueller.

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  • Journey Map Podcast — Wagepoint CPO, Leena Thampan Interview

    Journey Map Podcast — Wagepoint CPO, Leena Thampan Interview

    Wagepoint Chief Product Officer Leena Thampan sat down on the Journey Map Podcast with the Craft & Crew team and shared her inspiring journey to the tech world. Here's the recap.

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  • Finding The Right Payroll Software For The Job With Hyre [Case Study]

    Finding The Right Payroll Software For The Job With Hyre [Case Study]

    Hyre is a digital HR platform that provides employee scheduling software and temporary staffing solutions for businesses. Find out why they chose Wagepoint as their payroll software provider.

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  • Wagepoint CRO, Anastasia Valentine, Joins Forbes Business Development Council

    Wagepoint CRO, Anastasia Valentine, Joins Forbes Business Development Council

    Wagepoint's Chief Revenue Officer, Anastasia Valentine, is the newest business leader to accept membership into Forbes Business Development Council.

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  • Onboarding And Supporting Clients In Wagepoint [Webinar Recap]

    Onboarding And Supporting Clients In Wagepoint [Webinar Recap]

    We hosted a webinar to assist Wagepoint accounting and bookkeeping partners with how they can better onboard and support their client signups. Here's the recap and webinar recording.

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  • Wagepoint Nominated For Multiple 2020 CanadianSME National Business Awards

    Wagepoint Nominated For Multiple 2020 CanadianSME National Business Awards

    We're delighted to announce that Wagepoint has been nominated for a Canadian SME National Business Award in multiple categories. Learn more about the exciting news.

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  • Wagepoint Partners With Craver

    Wagepoint Partners With Craver

    Wagepoint has partnered with Craver and we're excited to work together to enable and empower small business owners in the food and beverage industry.

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  • CanadianSME Small Business Podcast — Wagepoint CEO, Shrad Rao Interview

    CanadianSME Small Business Podcast — Wagepoint CEO, Shrad Rao Interview

    Wagepoint CEO Shrad Rao discusses leadership styles, entrepreneurship and fostering a culture of resiliency on the CanadianSME Small Business Podcast. Here's the recap and the episode.

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  • The 2021 Canadian Small Business Resilience Report [PDF Download]

    The 2021 Canadian Small Business Resilience Report [PDF Download]

    Get insights and statistics on how Canadian small businesses have faired one year into the COVID-19 pandemic — including trends on headcount and adopting new technology. Download a copy.

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  • Wagepoint Joins the Canadian Franchise Association

    Wagepoint Joins the Canadian Franchise Association

    Wagepoint has joined the Canadian Franchise Association and we're excited to work together to enable and empower the Canadian franchise community.

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  • Actionable Workflow Tips For A Successful Company Year-End

    Actionable Workflow Tips For A Successful Company Year-End

    It's tax season! These actionable workflow tips from Bianca Mueller, CPB will help you be prepared, maintain composure and stay on top of your game during this stressful time.

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  • 5 Ways To Support and Motivate Your Remote Employees

    5 Ways To Support and Motivate Your Remote Employees

    Providing a workplace where your remote employees feel supported and motivated is crucial to small business success. Here are five tactics you can apply right now to motivate your team.

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  • Lessons in Payroll With Oxford Learning® [Case Study]

    Lessons in Payroll With Oxford Learning® [Case Study]

    Oxford Learning® is one of top franchise businesses in Canada and Wagepoint is one of their top choices for small business payroll software to help Centre Directors pay their staff quickly and easily.

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  • Wagepoint Joins the Canadian Women's Chamber of Commerce

    Wagepoint Joins the Canadian Women's Chamber of Commerce

    Wagepoint has partnered with the Canadian Women's Chamber of Commerce and is excited to help build communities and opportunities for female entrepreneurs.

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