Executive Forum 2013


Recruiter Riendeau offers do's, don'ts of hiring

April 10, 2013 3:43 pm ET

TAMPA, FLA. -- Little things can make a big difference for plastics firms in the hiring processes, says industry veteran Russ Riendeau, above, in this PN Executive Forum video from Tampa.


Panel talks recruitment, retention

April 5, 2013 6:00 am ET

TAMPA, FLA. — To attract the best talent, executives need to clearly communicate their companies' core values, encourage involvement in the community and go where the candidates are looking, said industry officials, including Dickten Masch's Doreen Lettau, above, in this video from the Plastics News Executive Forum in Tampa.


Keller details welfare-to-work effort

March 27, 2013 1:11 pm ET

TAMPA, FLA. — Cascade Engineering Inc. in Grand Rapids, Mich., is a pioneer in moving people from welfare to work, giving ex-convicts a chance and hiring military veterans. In this video from Plastics News' Executive Forum in Tampa, Fred Keller talks about understanding poverty, and explains how the so-called “soft skills” of huma...


Cappelli: Hiring game changing

March 20, 2013 12:55 pm ET

TAMPA, FLA. — A disconnect between training and job availability is creating a challenge for the U.S. labor market, according to a speaker at the 2013 Plastics News Executive Forum. “There's been a record level of jobs loss and persistent unemployment, but employers say they can't find people to hire,” Peter Cappelli said at the e...