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Flint sees service as key to good leadership


April 17, 2013 11:19 am ET

TAMPA, FLA. — “Servant leadership” is not a new idea, but plastics veteran Bill Flint believes the management style is needed now more than ever. Flint, above, detailed the style in this video from the Plastics News Executive Forum ...

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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.

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Flint: Bolster leadership through service


April 10, 2013 3:29 pm ET

TAMPA, FLA. — Plastics veteran Bill Flint admits he was selfish when he got promoted from salesman to regional sales manager at age 28. Fast-forward to 2011, and Flint, now a management consultant in Goshen, Ind., published a book, The Journey ...

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Hunting down good recruits worth effort


April 9, 2013 1:28 pm ET

TAMPA, FLA. — Recruiting never stops, if you want to find the best talent, a headhunter and a head of human resources said at the Plastics News Executive Forum.

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Veterans make up largely untapped labor pool


March 22, 2013 4:04 pm ET

TAMPA, FLA. — U.S. Army veteran Andy Corbett survived an explosion in Iraq, and now is helping fellow veterans find jobs when they return to civilian life. Above, Kim Miller of Uniform Color Co. says about 30 of her firm's 250 employees are...

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M&A not always a meeting of the minds


March 21, 2013 2:19 pm ET

TAMPA, FLA. — For expansion-minded business owners, finding the right company to buy can be a challenge. But combining the staffs of those firms also takes some work. EGI's Larry Jutte is among executives talking M&As at the Executive Forum.

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Frustrated employers find hiring game changing


March 20, 2013 1:04 pm ET

TAMPA, FLA. — A disconnect between training and job availability is creating a challenge for the U.S. labor market, according to Peter Cappelli, above, of the Wharton School, during the 2013 Plastics News Executive Forum.

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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...

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