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June 23 2016 CNG Meeting: Community Workforce Challenges and Resources

When Jun 23, 2016
from 07:30 AM to 09:00 AM
Where Rochester Area Foundation- 12 Elton Hills Drive
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Panel Presenations

First, we will explore and discuss local resources available to help employers recruit and retain employees, with an emphasis on non-profit employers. For this portion of the meeting we will be joined by a panel. Panelists include:

Mark Shultz – SE MN Regional Market Analyst, DEED

Julie Brock- Workforce Development & Education Director, Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce

Bruce Thompson- Placement Specialist, Workforce Development, Inc.

Julie Nigon - Manager of the Rochester Adult and Family Literacy Program, Hawthorne Education Center

Brainstorming and Dialog

During the second half of our meeting, we will engage in brainstorming and dialogue about actions we might take to alleviate some of the pressures related to the current environment.

Prior to the meeting, we would like to hear from you.

Please submit your answers to the following questions by clicking this link.

1.       When it comes to recruiting talent, what is your largest concern or challenge today?

2.       Regarding retaining talent, what is your largest concern or challenge today?

3.       If you could change one thing about your ability as an employer to find and retain qualified talent what would it be?

4.       When you think about recruiting and retaining talent, what types of things do you think could be done, either individually or collectively, to best address your concerns?


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