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BUSINESS TOOLBOX: Tips on recruiting and retaining workers

BUSINESS TOOLBOX: Tips on recruiting and retaining workers

Advice in a tight job market

The Charlotte Ledger's Tony Mecia talks with Catapult’s Kendra Stewart about tips for employers on topics including:

  • the outlook for the labor market

  • overcoming challenges with finding employees

  • the importance of company culture and amenities

  • shifting generational expectations in the workplace

This podcast is an audio version of the “Business Toolbox Series,” a collaboration between The Ledger and Catapult to provide practical and useful advice to small- and mid-sized businesses.

This is the recording of a webinar on May 17, 2023. It is the second of three. The first one on May 10, 2023, is on the topic of avoiding legal headaches and is available as a podcast. The third will be on May 24, 2023. For more information or to register for them, check out this link.

You can also enjoy this episode as a YouTube video.

About Kendra Stewart:

Kendra L. Stewart’s passion has always been figuring out complex problems as a consultant for people to help empower their business and professional development. She loves sharing information through HR tools and experiences she has acquired to improve processes and successfully complete projects. With over 25 years of leading HR initiatives in multiple industries, such as Technology, Energy, Services, and Healthcare, she has expertise in talent development, workforce planning, strategic HR implementation, and management consultation.  She jokes that she knows “enough to be dangerous” in every HR function but “not to end up in jail.” Kendra holds an MSHR in HR Management/Organization Development from Loyola University in Chicago, a BS in Biology from the University of Michigan, and SPHR and SHRM-SCP certifications. When she is not helping clients, she is based in Charlotte and trying to keep up with her husband and their 4-year-old son, who pretty much rules the house.   

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The Charlotte Ledger Podcast is produced by Lindsey Banks.

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