May 12th Quaranteam Chat: Upskilling Your Team for a New Normal

We’ll succeed if we band together through the COVID crisis and recession. Don’t struggle alone. We’re bringing the community together through free webinars / Q&A sessions with our team and other experts. Here are the details for how to join: Quaranteam HR and Finance Chats. Here are the updates from the latest webinar on Upskilling your Team for a New Normal.

2020-May-12 HR Quaranteam Chat

Download the slides HERE

Additional Answers, Resources and Links

  • CRA wage subsidies for business – First Period Payments – receive this week!
    • myBusiness Account, your accountant or web form.
    • Extended until August.
  • Innovate BC – IRAP BC Fast Pilot Program.  $200k for POC on site.
  • Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA).
    • Can be applied retroactively, applications accepted up to August 31, 2020.
    • No new details about application.
  • BDC Co-Lending Program finalized.
    • Apply through your bank. 80% of the loan funded by BDC.
  • BC Economy set to start opening up May 15th! 

Support for Large Businesses (over $300m revenue), LEEFF announced May 11th.

Entreflow’s Virtual Assessment Tool


Learning is the new competitive advantage for the business.

Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric

Top tips: Effective Communication

  • Use 1 method of communication (i.e. slack, text messaging, email).
  • Be as descriptive as possible.
  • Provide clear deadlines.
  • Have designated “channels” for different projects.

Key Benefits of L&D

  • Morale and Retention.
  • Productivity/Effectiveness = ROI.
  • Adaptability – new tech, new markets, new methods.
  • Risk Management – Succession planning.

More great tips for employers and employees alike in the webinar video. Or in the downloadable slide deck listed above!