Welcome to Beyond the Mold, a podcast about the breakthrough innovations and people who are pushing the boundaries of traditional injection molding, packaging design and sustainability into new and exciting dimensions. Get an insider’s perspective from the industry’s top subject matter experts shaping solutions that drive the production of consumer and medical goods that are essential for everyday life. What can you expect? Thought-provoking discussions highlighting today’s current challenges and emerging trends.
Lift As You Climb: Leading with Purpose, Passion and Pivotability
Lou Kennedy stands apart from her peers within the medical manufacturing industry. Since 2007, Kennedy has operated as CEO of Nephron Pharmaceuticals. With Kennedy at the helm, the company has grown tremendously and found a new home in South Carolina, where she has roots and attended college. On top of that, Nephron manufactures its medical products within South Carolina, a rarity at a time when so many items are produced overseas. Outside of the C-suite, Kennedy generously gives back to and invests in her local community. And it’s for these reasons she’s the kind of trailblazing leader we are proud to spotlight.
With Lou Kennedy at the center, this episode of Beyond the Mold is packed with inspiring management insights, female empowerment, and future-thinking leadership ideas. We sit down with Lou to discuss her approach to leadership and the unique achievements that have made her a pioneer both in and out of the medical industry. We’ll also get her thoughts on the value of giving back to the next generation of leaders and her insights into what comes next. Join us and venture Beyond the Mold with industry powerhouse Lou Kennedy.
Stemming the Tide of the Great Resignation
“The Great Resignation” has left companies within the manufacturing industry in the challenging position of losing essential employees and competing for more talent. In light of this employee exodus, now’s the time to re-tool how we secure, train and retain top talent. What factors have shaped our current manufacturing hiring landscape? What’s the best way for companies to attract the best talent? How can emerging companies within manufacturing recruiting draw talented employees? And how can talented job seekers maximize their potential for positive employment outcomes? In this episode of Beyond the Mold, we’ll discuss employees and the current manufacturing industry hiring landscape as we speak with recruiters to get their perspectives. To provide the talent recruiting point of view, we’ll be joined by Tina Rogers, Director of Talent and Acquisition at Husky, as well as Megan Diamond, Director of Human Resources at Canadian Premier Life Insurance Company. With Tina and Megan, our host Tracy Broad will address generational differences in the manufacturing recruiting process and how to tailor your recruitment strategies to answer the questions and address the concerns of the manufacturing company’s ideal candidates. Tune in as we venture Beyond the Mold.
Strength and ingenuity in the workplace are driven by diversity and learning from shared experiences. Today as we venture Beyond the Mold, we speak with two engineers, Vivian Cheung and Melanie Henderson, about their careers, experiences, and what it’s like to be part of an exclusive group. Vivian and Melanie offer advice and emphasize the importance of overcoming self-doubt, why you should ask questions - especially when you’re a new employee - the value of building professional relationships at work, and why a career in engineering has been so rewarding for them.
Top 10 Trends Driving the Future of Beverage Packaging
What’s the future of beverage packaging? Get to know the top ten trends in the beverage packaging industry. Join us as we venture Beyond the Mold.Learn more about the Top 10 Beverage Packaging Trends of 2021:Read Part 1 (https://bit.ly/3tuOKhk)Read Part 2 (https://bit.ly/318I1xi)Questions?Contact us to learn how Husky can help you navigate these trends. (https://bit.ly/3oivv8w)
Introducing Beyond the Mold
Welcome to Beyond the Mold, a podcast about the breakthrough innovations and people who are pushing the boundaries of traditional injection molding, packaging design and sustainability into new and exciting dimensions.