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Talent Canada: Bracing for a second wave

Employers adjust to new normal in workplace operations

September 17, 2020  by Talent Canada

The current COVID-19 pandemic has completely overhauled business operations in Canada – and across the world. (recep-bg/Getty Images)

In March, a sucker punch from COVID-19 knocked the wind out of the Canadian economy as much of the country’s commerce ground to a halt.

Today, business owners are dusting themselves off and preparing to get into the ring for another round. This, as the country itself braces for a second wave of the novel coronavirus.

To resume business operations in the middle of a pandemic, employers will have to get used to a new normal which includes lowering expectations, being flexible and — above all — making sure workplaces are safe for employees.

Read more on Talent Canada, one of Canadian Manufacturing‘s sister publications.


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