If you attended the Manufacturers’ Workforce Summitwe hosted last month, you learned about a breakthrough initiative called Collective Impact. Collective Impact is an intentional way of bringing together people and organizations so they can share information and work toward solving complex problems. In our case, that problem is meeting manufacturing workforce needs. It is no […]
Thank you, Leesa Schipani for sharing this article by Carol Kardas, Kardas Larson Human Resources Consulting Protecting your organization from litigation starts the minute you decide to hire someone. Potential lawsuits are always on the horizon and you never know when an applicant or candidate will decide to sue you for a misstep in hiring. […]
The Connecticut Manufacturing Resource Group (CTmrg) in conjunction with the Hartford Business Journal (HBJ) is hosting a workforce summit geared towards the specific challenges manufacturers face regarding workforce recruitment and retention.
We’re inviting manufacturing company owners and HR directors to attend the event to share unique solutions to their recruitment and retention challenges. More info…
Based on what we’ve been hearing from our clients who own manufacturing companies, their biggest concern of late is not bringing in new business, rather it’s having enough staff on hand to get the product out the door. With the unemployment rate just over 4% (or thereabouts) in CT according to the CT Department of […]
The publisher of the Hartford Business Journal has created a solution to the workforce challenge manufacturers face due to bad PR about their industries. Their publication called A Guide to Stuff Made in Connecticut will highlight manufacturers throughout the state. It’s a publication that is changing the image of manufacturing in Connnecticut for tomorrow’s workforce … […]