Addressing the Challenges of Poverty national conference presentation spotlight

There’s no question that Bridges training in the workplace is valuable for companies today, but are we training the right people? This session explores the path of one company that implemented a groundbreaking approach to training staff in Workplace Stability concepts: vertical training across individual work units. This approach has resulted in stronger teams, more empowered leaders, and a more-stable workforce. Come hear the lessons learned and where we can go from here on this journey to internal advancement, greater retention, and higher productivity.

Learning objectives include:

  • Gain perspective on the practice of vertical training within work units, with the result being increased productivity and retention and the enthusiastic engagement of the workforce.
  • Learn how effective Workplace Stability training is at all levels within a company that encourages leaders to use bridging capital on the job.
  • Begin to consider how to implement vertical training in your own company, with the goal of creating and implementing policies and procedures that make sense for the entire workforce.

Target Audience: Advanced aha! Process users, Business

Presenters: Elizabeth Craib, director of community impact, Prudence Pease, director of resource coordination, Granite United Way, Jenny Levy, vice president for corporate responsibility, Hypertherm, West Lebanon, New Hampshire

Date/Location: Tuesday, September 25, Addressing the Challenges of Poverty national conference, Atlanta, Georgia