• It's All About the People

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    Name: It's All About the People
    Date: May 9, 2019
    Time: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
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    Event InfoDescIt's All About the People

    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
      • Outsourcing Opportunities
      • Operations Efficiency Models
      • Collaboration models
      • Coopertition (compete and cooperate with your competitors)
      • How to achieve ROI on your efforts
    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

    Blaine Fire Station 3

    11920 Ulysses St NE

    Minneapolis, MN 55434

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    Thu, May 9, 2019

    7:30 AM to 9:00 AM CDT

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