2021 Critical Issues Series: The Workforce Forum | Recruiting, Training, and Retaining Talent
Thursday, July 22, 2021 (8:30 AM - 10:00 AM) (EDT)
What: The Workforce Forum | Recruiting, Training, and Retaining Top Talent
When: Thursday, July 22, 2021 from 8:30-10:00am
Why: Each year, local employers leave tens of thousands of dollars on the table in cash, tax credits, and in-kind support to recruit, train, and retain workers. The purpose of this forum is to help local employers know what workforce resources are available, why they matter, and how to take advantage of them.
Flow: This forum will demystify the current workforce system and resources available to help local businesses, and begin the community-wide conversation on what it means and what it takes to have a local talent pipeline that meets current and projected demands.
- Opening: Opening and Welcome from Sponsors and Renee Price, Chair, Orange County Board of Commissioners
- Framing: The Workforce Ecosystem and Talent Pipeline
- Segment 1: Recruiting Resources
- Segment 2: Training Resources
- Segment 3: Retaining Resources
- Closing: Final Rapid Fire Question and Next Steps
How: Zoom (register to receive the link)
About the Critical Issues Series: Coordinated by the Chamber's Government Affairs Committee, the 2021 Critical Issues Series (formerly known as the Policy Series) includes ten forums and features influential guest speakers who address timely topics for Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro related to the economy, economic and workforce development, public policy, and local elections.
Contact: For questions, contact Katie Loovis, Vice President of External Affairs for The Chamber at (919) 696-0781 (cell) or KLoovis@carolinachamber.org.
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