The Millennial Solution: How to Recruit & Retain This New Generation of Skilled Labor


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Las Vegas Convention Center, South 223

Format: Building Knowledge Session
Level of Content: Novice
Track: Business Management & Operations
Continuing Education: NAHB - 1.00 CE hour(s), NKBA - 0.1 CEU(s)
Appropriate for: Single Family - Small Volume Builders, Subcontractors & Specialty Trade Contractors, Single Family - General Contracting

Joe Arrigo, Development Resource Partners, LLC, Pueblo West, CO
Tracy Bolander, Owens Corning, Toledo, OH

What It’s About:
As the U.S. housing industry continues to recover, shortages of skilled labor remain an issue impacting today's builders and contractors. This shortage is precisely why it is important to attract the talents of the Millennial generation. In this session, you'll gain a greater understanding of this generation - how they think, what they value and how they prefer to interact - so that you can recruit and retain these young and talented workers for your business. You'll learn strategies that can be implemented immediately for expanding your recruitment base, developing training, implementing a 90-day on-boarding process, and most importantly, managing this new generation so that they want to build long term careers with your company.

What You'll Learn:
Develop a highly-tailored recruitment and retention strategy for your company to help overcome skilled labor shortages.
Learn how to utilize online recruitment and referral tools with confidence.
Apply best practices for managing and motivating Millennials.

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