How to grow your business in a challenging labor market.
Almost every organization has a help wanted sign or is looking for help to grow the business. This hands-on workshop is focused on discussing successful strategies to meeting a growing customer base in a challenging labor market. The competition for finding good talent is fierce and we will demonstrate how to attract and retain incoming talent. In addition, we will specifically give insights on efficiency models that use less direct labor, identifying opportunities for outsourcing, organizing work into segments that can use contract labor, and effective use of continuous improvement systems. Finally, we will talk about ways for your organization to lift capacity without breaking the bank.
You will learn what drives long term success in your organization and practical techniques on how to supercharge your efforts.
We will cover the following topics in our workshop
Labor Market Insights
Working with your local area chamber of commerce
Modern workforce and expectations
Developing self-managed work teams
Achieve more capacity without breaking the bank
Operations Efficiency Models
Coopertition (compete and cooperate with your competitors)
How to achieve ROI on your efforts
Presenters John Olson // Founder,Olson Institute and Faculty Member University of St Thomas (moderator and speaker) Bryce Menk // VP Operations, Creative Apparel Tim O?Neill // Minnesota Department of Economic Development Josh Berger // CEO, Brighthat Lori Higgins // North Metro Chamber of Commerce