Your workforce is your greatest asset. With today’s war for talent, you will want to retain all of your top performers and create a talent pipeline to ensure your success. Manufacturers need to craft a recruiting strategy that focuses on all available talent pools and leaders need to be willing to take a risk and provide education opportunities partnered with on the job learning. Once you’ve found talent, they need to have a positive on-boarding experience coupled with great workplace culture. Asking your employees why they stay with you is a great place to start looking at the culture you have today.
Lessa Schipani was chosen to be the Human Resources affiliate for several reasons, not the least of which is her vast expertise and pleasant demeanor. The key reason, however, is her understanding of manufacturer’s challenges with regards to their workforce. She sees the whole picture from recruitment and training to retention and culture change. As a partner with Kardas Larson, she has the ability to help with a broad range of HR challenges. In fact, her commitment is such that she has chosen to become board member with CTmrg. The enables her to assist with the planning and implementation of the Manufacturers Workforce Summit Series. Her insight is invaluable.