Resources To Help You Make Informed Business Decisions During COVID-19
Haycor Computer Solutions, Inc. was established with the purpose of helping people and building relationships. With this purpose, we have taken strides to prepare our clients with the equipment to help get through these turbulent times. Haycor Computer Solutions is now taking it one step further to help you make educated business decisions.
Below is a plethora of up-to-date information to help you stay informed from a business perspective.
You’ll find government-run websites and resources ranging from working remotely, avoiding COVID-19 related scams, planning financially, helping employees cope and leading with excellence during a crisis.
The Haycor Computer Solutions team will constantly be updating this page with updated resources as there are new developments and programs available.
Dedicated to your success,
I know your world is probably on fire right now and you’re overwhelmed with everything going on.
If you need help in getting your staff to work remote, I know a few fast, easy and inexpensive ways to enable them to work securely from home that won’t break the bank.
We also have techs available to assist if you have an IT emergency. Here’s a link to my calendar if you want talk.
Not looking to hard sell you anything – I’m happy to simply help you come up with a plan, no cost and no agenda other than to help.
Our team is up and running remote, and we have the ability to throw you a life line if you are in need of one. Let me know how I can be of service.
Best Practices For You and the Organization
Top 10 Tips to Avoid Coronavirus Scams
How to Securely Work From Home
Disaster Planning Checklist
Remote Work Policy Template
Official COVID-19 Information Websites
- Canada Public Health: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
- World Health Organization (WHO): COVID-19 Outbreak
- Center for Disease Control (CDC): Coronavirus
- Ontario’s Page to Support Business during COVID-19
- Ontario Hospital Association – Updates on the Novel Coronavirus
- Canadian Federation of Small Businesses – COVID-19 Small Business Help Centre
Official Government Websites for Cyber Security
We recommend meeting with your CPA, Controller/Accountant, etc. to create a financial plan for the next 90 days. Because everything is changing so quickly, make time to re-evaluate your plan every 1-2 weeks to see if any adjustments are necessary.
Consider adding an expense line item called COVID-19 and dump off all expenses in there including your staff and personal time spent dealing with a crisis – this 30 second video by Ron Lovett, author of Outrageous Empowerment, will explain why it will make it easier to apply for government assistance if and when it comes available. https://www.linkedin.com/posts/ron-lovett_outrageousempowerment-activity-6646137020743761920-N9Uo
Financial Assistance for Businesses
Zoom - Video Conferencing: www.zoom.us
Video-conferencing tools are perfect for face-to-face interactions while we practice physical distancing. Free licensing option and well-renowned simplicity are two key reasons Zoom has been separating themselves from the competition. However, due to their recent popularity there have been incidents where Zoom meetings are being hijacked.
GoToMeeting - Video Conferencing: www.gotomeeting.com
Prides themselves for fast and reliable online meetings. GoToMeeting is a subsidiary of their parent company, LogMeIn.
Slack - Instant Messaging: www.slack.com
Slack is another professional Instant Messaging tool for companies to keep inboxes empty and keeps you connected that extends through emails and video-conferencing.
Microsoft Teams - Instant Messaging and Video Conferencing:
We use Microsoft Teams at Haycor Computer Solutions because Teams is an all-in-one solution to internally send quick messages and daily face-to-face meetings.
Free Microsoft TEAMS Training - Bigger Brains, a leader in IT training courses, has a 5-part YouTube series to train professionals on Microsoft Teams. This is an excellent resource to get the most out of Teams.