By Claudia St. John, SPHR, President Affinity HR Group, LLC
Whenever we start the process of closing out one year and planning for the next, it is always useful to identify and take stock of the major workforce trends for the coming year.
Tom Mauss comments that while people inside building materials distribution surely appreciate what a great industry it is, they perhaps are not vocal enough in acknowledging it. A
The top reason employees stay with a company is they feel challenged by their work, according to an Aberdeen report. Thirty-four percent reported that they are sticking with their current employer because they foresee an opportunity to be part of the future growth of the company.
As more and more people are putting off retirement and working well into their 70s, communicating well across multiple generations is an essential skill for today’s young managers.
Since it was established in 1974, Atlantic Plywood has grown from a single location to nine branches dotting the U.S. Northeast. At the heart of this thriving operation is a 50- to 60-person sales team, which may be the distributor's biggest asset.