Pathways To Prosperity Webinars & Workshops

 

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Pathways to Prosperity” is a groundbreaking program tailored to address New Hampshire’s shortage of skilled workers and its aging demographics, which poses a significant hurdle to both economic advancement and business accomplishments. This initiative seeks to revolutionize the paradigm by emphasizing the advantageous interplay between corporate entities and vital societal challenges impacting the workforce and its surrounding communities. The program hopes to present innovative solutions and resources to ensure a harmonious ecosystem is cultivated where commerce and community not only coexist but flourish collectively, ushering in a new era of mutual prosperity.

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May 22, 2024

Policies Supporting Granite State Workers

New Hampshire’s businesses and economy thrive because of the Granite State workforce. Who are New Hampshire’s workers, and what state-level policies are available to support them and their families? This... Read more »

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Past Webinars

January 2024

In collaboration with UNH Center on Aging and Community Living. This webinar will focus on providing tools and resources for establishing Caregiver Friendly Workplaces as well as outline the need and return on investment for businesses.

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December 2023

Tapping the Hidden Workforce

There’s a massive pool of untapped talent that small businesses can benefit from using second-chance hiring. Here’s how to do it.

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November 2023

This webinar was recorded on 11/15/2023 A partnership that successfully created a fund capitalized with investments from eight major Upper Valley employers. Dubbed the Upper Valley Loan Fund (the Loan Fund), this fund will loan money to developers and other entities to build affordable apartments targeted to renters with moderate incomes.

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October 2023

The Good Jobs Strategy

Join the Good Jobs Institute for an introductory session on how to improve business performance and employee experience simultaneously by combining investment in people with operational choices that raise the productivity, contribution and motivation of frontline employees.

We will explore four operational choices that help companies improve frontline team performance to better win with their customers. You will come away from this session with an understanding of the financial and competitive costs of operating with high employee turnover and learn about the types of changes that other leaders have made to build a good jobs system.

The session will be led by GJI Director Amanda Silver and will include a conversation with leaders from Moe’s Original BBQ, who will talk about how they applied the principles of the Good Jobs Strategy to improve restaurant performance and reduce employee turnover in South Portland and Bangor, Maine.

Speakers:

Amanda Silver, Director, Good Jobs Institute
Dewey Hasbrouck, owner, of Moe’s BBQ in Portland and Bangor Maine

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September 2023

Taking Care of Business by Caring for Employees

The webinar features solutions to address basic employee inequities, such as financial instability, nutrition insecurity, and limited or unreliable access to transportation, healthcare, childcare, and housing. Employee well-being has a profound impact on work performance and job satisfaction. When individuals are distracted at work because of instability in their personal lives, businesses suffer. How can employers provide support for employees and bolster organizational goals? This webinar features solutions to address basic employee inequities, such as financial instability, nutrition insecurity, and limited or unreliable access to transportation, healthcare, childcare, and housing.

NOTE: The first hour is a presentation with Q&A and the last 30 minutes was breakout room discussions and solution workshop

Speakers:

  • Lindsay Simpson, Director of Employee Well-being, The Richards Group
  • Mari Walsh, Director of Employee Well-being, The Richards Group
  • Business Case Speaker: Emily Hall Warren, Director of Administration at the W.S. Badger Company

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