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Holiday Demand Forces Retailers to Get Creative with Hiring Strategies

Holiday Demand Forces Retailers to Get Creative with Hiring Strategies
  Black Friday is upon us, and rebounding consumer demand coupled with lingering product delays and U.S. dollar inflation is making for an unpredictable holiday demand. Retail Read more

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Driving Automation: Automating Workflows in the Parcel Post and Distribution Fulfillment Industries
January 21, 2022
  Think back to ten years ago when same-day delivery was a rarity; today, nobody bats an eye at its prevalence. Dan VanderAkker, Vice President of Kasa, joined Host Daniel Litwin to explain how workflow Read more
Using Data to Optimize Climate Control in Food Processing Plants
January 20, 2022
  John O’Haver, business development specialist, and Kevin Lockard, national operations manager, both with Polygon US, joined Tyler Kern on Ideal Connections to discuss flat roof drying — a potential Read more
ConCensis: Six New Year’s Resolutions for 2022
January 20, 2022
  Every new year brings with it New Year’s resolutions. And these resolutions don’t have to be personal goals, as Censis Clinical Educator Jill Sweeney explained to ConCensis’ Tyler Kern. Resolutions can Read more
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Holiday Demand Forces Retailers to Get Creative with Hiring Strategies
November 25, 2021
  Black Friday is upon us, and rebounding consumer demand coupled with lingering product delays and U.S. dollar inflation is making for an unpredictable holiday demand. Retail Read more
Supply Chain Issues Leading To Price Hikes
November 1, 2021
  Key Points: A lot of issues in the supply chain can be attributed to an increase in demand that can't be met, leading to longer wait times and price hikes. The supply Read more
Will Consumers Be Seeing Higher Prices as the Result of the Tightened Supply Chain?
November 1, 2021
  Key Points: Consumers are going to see many more price increases by other producers as long as supply chain issues continue. Companies are trying to to figure out if Read more
As Inflation Rises, How Will Construction Sites Be Affected?
October 20, 2021
  Key Points: Labor and building materials are in short supply at construction sites across the country. The lingering shortage of skilled workers has worsened, Read more
Workers and Employers Wield Different Tools to Win the Labor Shortage
September 22, 2021
  Even though recent reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics point to rising rates in workers going back to their jobs, influenced in part by the end of COVID Read more
As Unemployment Benefits Expire, How Can Businesses Bring Workers Back?
September 10, 2021
COVID's economic and material disruptions gave many workers, across the blue- and white-collar spectrum, the tools to better analyze what they don't like about their work lives. Read more
New US Jobless Claims Fall to 375,000, as Nearly 3 Million Americans Remain Unemployed
August 13, 2021
  For the third week in a row, initial jobless claims declined as the United States' labor market continues to recover from the 2020 recession. On August 12, the Labor Read more
Optimizing Staffing in a Dynamic Operation
July 19, 2021
Highmark Health’s Mike Tracy joins host Sergio Reyes to help listeners navigate an ever-more-complex labor landscape.   Staffing and recruiting are difficult Read more
An Update on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill
July 16, 2021
As Washington looks to pass a new infrastructure bill to fund a variety of projects, it will certainly impact many industries. The bill seems to be on the move, but where do Read more