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ATTRACT AND RETAIN: HR Best Practices for Manufacturers Virtual 4-Part Series – Session 1

May 3 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Are you struggling to attract talent and retain your workforce?

Is your company having trouble meeting demand due to a lack of available talent?

We hear your frustration and concerns. Join us for a four-part virtual series on HR best practices to help your organization attract and retain skilled employees. Led by Denise Ball, a Workforce Development Specialist for Tooling U-SME, this series will cover the current state of attraction and retention for manufacturing companies, best practice on using branding to attract talent, structured onboarding, on-the-job training, and more.

Each virtual session is under 45 minutes. Companies who attend all four sessions will have an opportunity to have a one-on-one discussion with an IMEC workforce Development expert on how to implement these strategies, as well as receive a complimentary 2-week trial of Tooling-U courses through the IMEC Career Pathways program.

Session 1: Current state of attraction and retention

This first session of the 4-part series will explore the ever-changing landscape of workforce development. Companies will be introduced to best practices in attraction and retention strategies that help organizations become an employer of choice. Tooling U-SME will share retention reports and lead the discussion on cost of turnover. Participant discussion at the end allows for you to share current workforce retention issues and share ideas for incorporating recommendations and solutions as we continue in future sessions.

Agenda

  • The current state of attraction and retention from around the country
  • The cost of turnover
  • Discussion/Q&A

Complete series:

Session 2 | May 10 : Attraction & Branding

  • The importance of branding to attract talent and where to find your talent
  • Best practices
  • Discussion/Q&A

Session 3 | May 17 : Generations & Culture

  • The Gen Z and Millennial workforce
  • Discussion/Q&A

Session 4 | May 24: Structured Onboarding & On-the-Job Training

  • Keeping employees engaged
  • Discussion/Q&A

ABOUT THE PRESENTER

Denise Ball | Workforce Development Specialist – Tooling U-SME

Denise Ball is a Workforce Development Specialist for Tooling U-SME. Her experience in manufacturing equips her to implement best practices in workforce development and facilitate workshops across the country to organizations of all sizes. For nearly 90 years, Tooling U-SME has been providing manufacturers with the tools and resources they need to succeed.

Presented in Partnership with:


Contact Name: Kristy Johns
Contact Emailkjohns@imec.org