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Episode 18 | How to Stay Ahead with Labor & Supply Chain Shortages

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Episode 18 | How to Stay Ahead with Labor & Supply Chain Shortages
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Labor and supply chain shortages have deeply impacted our nation and the entire world. We’ve got a few tips and tricks on how you can combat these challenges.

Episode 17 | How Businesses Can Combat the Great Resignation

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Episode 17 | How Businesses Can Combat the Great Resignation
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We’ve heard our fair share of talk lately about the Great Resignation and how it’s impacting the employee retention of American Businesses. Today, we’re discussing what the Great Resignation is, how it’s impacting businesses across the country, and what businesses can and should do to better retain employees. Joining us in our discussion is Nicholas Guajardo, MBA Director of Human Resources at Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute.

Blog on Tape: Ep. 2 – Leaders as Coaches and Mentors

Blog on Tape
Blog on Tape
Blog on Tape: Ep. 2 - Leaders as Coaches and Mentors
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How can leaders adapt to the ever-changing workplace? Many experts (and Fortune 500 companies) seem to think the answer may lay in adapting mentoring or coaching styles of leadership. In this episode, we’re diving into this topic to discover what effective workplace leadership looks like in 2022.

Episode 16 | The Benefits of Joining a Trade Organization

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Episode 16 | The Benefits of Joining a Trade Organization
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Episode 15 | Entrepreneurship & Overnight Success: Is It Real?

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Episode 15 | Entrepreneurship & Overnight Success: Is It Real?
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Is overnight success real? In this episode, we will be discussing entrepreneurship and overnight success with Rob Smead, President of Electrum Supply and CEO of Electrum Ink, a tattoo supply company and tattoo ink company respectively. Partner in Vault Tattoo and Video Game Tatts. Writer of “The Business of Tattooing” in “Skin & Ink” magazine. Podcaster of “Electrum Radio”.

Blog on Tape: Ep. 1 – Human Capital in 2021

Blog on Tape
Blog on Tape
Blog on Tape: Ep. 1 - Human Capital in 2021
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Welcome to our brand new series of The Innovation Room Podcast called Blog on Tape! Here, we’ll be covering some of our blog topics in audio versions so you can listen to them on the go, no matter where you are. In this inaugural episode, we’re talking all about human capital. It’s one of the hottest topics in the business world right now, and is especially important with the growth of digital technology and automation. We’ve got all the details on why human capital is indispensable in 2021 and how it will transform the workplace.

Episode 12: Crucial Communication | The Importance of Healthy Vendor-Client Relationships

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Episode 12: Crucial Communication | The Importance of Healthy Vendor-Client Relationships
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In this episode we sit down with Jessica Fumo, Manger of Facilities with Removery; to discuss the importance of cultivating and maintaining healthy vendor-client relationships . We briefly discuss the impact these relationships had in 2020, what it means to have healthy vendor-client relationships, and wrap up with some best practices as to how you can maintain these relationships long team, and their “bigger picture” benefits.

Episode 11: Young Professionals | Career Development in the FM Industry

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Episode 11: Young Professionals | Career Development in the FM Industry
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In this episode, we sit down with Corrine Dwyer, Senior Manger, Global Events Connex; to discuss young professional career development in the FM industry. We discuss SMART goal setting, what it means to have a growth mindset, the importance of mentorships, and wrap up with some of our favorite resources that you can begin using to advance your career RIGHT NOW.

Episode 10: Automation & Augmentation in the Workplace

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Episode 10: Automation & Augmentation in the Workplace
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In this episode, we have two very special guests: COO, Kim Goie & CEO Marc Balzamo, partners of North American Signs from FEXA. We will be discussing Automation and Augmentation in the work place with a focus on key factors such as; common automation concerns, how to work together with automated technology, and Superteams. Not sure what Superteams are? We’ve got you covered!

Episode 8 | State of the Industry: Restaurants & Food Service

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Episode 8 | State of the Industry: Restaurants & Food Service
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In this episode, we have another special guest: Facilities Manager – Applebee’s/Wendy’s/MOD Pizza/Del Taco at TEAM Schostack Family Restaurants, Greg Fuchs, CRFP. We will be discussing the future of the restaurant industry, with a focus on key factors such as the pandemic impact, how daily challenges are continuing to be met while complying with restrictions imposed by the state, and what trends can be expected to be seen as we move into 2021.