Recruiting and Retaining Today’s Manufacturing Workforce
16 Apr 2021
AD: How has COVID-19 changed the employee experience in manufacturing, and what facets of this should organizations retain going forward?
Zenk: Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, employees have been experiencing a drastically different work environment. Thousands of manufacturers across the U.S. and around the world were deemed essential during the pandemic, and their production lines haven’t stopped. They’ve continued to produce essential goods that the global community relies on — from the food we eat to the clothes we wear and cleaning supplies we use in our homes. As some manufacturers increased output and others reconfigured operations to satisfy urgent demands, employees had to adapt.
Q. From an economic development perspective, how did COVID-19 impact the MDC? A. The board members of the Midland Development Corp. (MDC) are wise stewards of the tax dollars they are trusted to invest in Midland. Thanks to excellent leadership and conservative financial planning, the MDC was well-positioned to weather the...
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