WeBC offering free webinar to teach business owners how to sell to government – Kelowna News

Learn to sell to government Photo: Contributed Kelowna-based WeBC has joined with Procurement Assistance Canada to launch a new initiative aimed at helping businesses become suppliers for the federal government. The collaboration seeks to demystify the process of selling to the Government of Canada, which is the country’s largest buyer. A significant portion of those goods and services are purchased from small and medium-sized businesses. The free four-part webinar, called Bidding on Government Contracts: Tips for Small Businesses, will begin on July 13 and run until Aug. 24. The initiative includes a series of interactive sessions offering step-by-step guidance on […]

Allyship at Work | She Owns It

Let’s talk about the new buzzword of the corporate world: allyship. Though you’ve probably heard a lot about it in recent months, it’s for good reason. Allyship is all about building and improving upon your relationships with marginalized groups, and it’s becoming increasingly crucial in the modern business landscape. Harvard Business Review even noted DEI improvement efforts as one of their nine tips for businesses this year. Not only does allyship help to increase diversity and productivity, but it also leads to lower employee turnover. Companies prioritizing allyship and inclusion in their work cultures have better employee retention rates, improved […]