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Brian Scudamore, founder and CEO of 1-800-GOT-JUNK? shared with a live audience at Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business his experiences and insights as CEO of one of Canada’s fastest-growing franchise operations – and the story of how he turned junk into a thriving business. The event was part of the Beedie School of Business’ partnership with prominent Vancouver radio station CKNW, which sees SFU’s downtown Vancouver campus play host to “The Chief Executives”, […]

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The following article was published by The Globe and Mail on June 12, 2012. Hiring is difficult enough in good times. So what happens when the economy is shaky? Some experts say hiring is easier because layoffs, such as the recent deep cuts at Research In Motion Ltd., flood the applicant pool with talent. Others say there’s too much “noise” in the marketplace as unemployed people – typically grade-C players, they say – carpet-bomb employers […]

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