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A mass-scale response to the dangers and uncertainties of the Covid-19 pandemic and the Great Resignation have left many scrambling to slow their attrition rate and shape employee retention plans to insulate themselves from the fallout. Businesses need to reconsider their retention policies and compensation structures if they hope to navigate the uncertainty successfully. Jump To... Calculating attrition rate | The Great Resignation | Wage pressure | Wage forecasting | Scenario planning | Expanding Candidate Search | Redefine Productivity | Benefits packages | Childcare and parental leave |...
The challenges of the supply chain crisis look set to persist through 2022 and even into 2023. The future of transportation and logistics lies in embracing the right technologies, as well as accurate, real-time data. Companies need to stay agile and responsive to changing conditions. For these reasons, the right strategy is vital. Intermodal transportation is yet another area facing challenges since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. The pandemic upended global supply chains, causing a worldwide crisis in transportation. As we enter the third year since the pandemic’s onset, these supply...
In 2022, American AgriBusiness leaders face a reefer container shortage forcing them to once more re-examine distribution logistics. What strategies can help AgriBusiness leaders navigate the reefer container shortage and maintain profits in 2022? The Covid-19 pandemic brought global trade to a standstill. While some businesses weathered the storm fairly unharmed, knowing their products were safe in storage, others—like American AgriBusinesses—wore their concerns on their sleeves. Temperature-sensitive and seasonal products would perish if they couldn't get to the shelves and eventual...
Modern wineries find themselves at a crossroads in 2022. On the one hand, they can stick with what they know: marketing to an aging demographic of classic wine drinkers. Or they can adapt their product strategy to include no/low-alcohol and RTD options to attract new customers. Wineries across the country could confidently call 2021 a positive year for the industry. While it wasn't groundbreaking, it wasn't detrimental either. Certainly, nobody could predict the frequency or severity of widespread food and beverage industry shutdowns in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. Initial Covid concerns...
With the Biden Administration’s recently signed Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) coming into law, $1.2 trillion will find its way into many new projects over the next several years. While infrastructure investments won't happen overnight, congressional task forces are hearing bids to allocate funding to the most in-need communities. Here's what CRE developers need to know now to get a head start. On November 15, 2021, the Biden Administration signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) into law. This bipartisan legislation will allocate $1.2 trillion to invest in...