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The Welsh Wire - Where Talent & Business Connect in West Michigan

The Welsh Wire features moderator Mike Rogers and professional recruiting expert Sheri Welsh in this weekly podcast. Listen in as leaders from a wide array of small to mid-size West Michigan companies weigh in and share their experiences and insights on a variety of business topics including employee retention challenges and recruitment success stories. For more information, visit www.welshandassociates.net.

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The Welsh Wire - Where Talent & Business Connect in West Michigan

The Welsh Wire features moderator Mike Rogers and professional recruiting expert Sheri Welsh in this weekly podcast. Listen in as leaders from a wide array of small to mid-size West Michigan companies weigh in and share their experiences and insights on a variety of business topics including employee retention challenges and recruitment success stories. For more information, visit www.welshandassociates.net.

    Impact Players - Business Leaders and Communities in Schools Team Up To Make a Difference

    Impact Players - Business Leaders and Communities in Schools Team Up To Make a Difference

    The Welsh Wire features moderator Mike Rogers and professional recruiting expert Sheri Welsh in this podcast. Listen in as leaders from a wide array of small to mid-size west Michigan companies weigh in and share their experiences and insights on a variety of business topics, including employee retention challenges and recruitment success stories. On this week's podcast, learn how local business leaders have stepped up to the plate to help Kalamazoo Public Schools bounce back from the impact of COVID restrictions thanks to their support of Communities in Schools (CIS) of Kalamazoo. Sheri Welsh gets insights when she talks with Communities in Schools of Kalamazoo Executive Director James Devers; Rex Bell, President at Miller-Davis Company; and Darren Timmeney, SVP at JP Morgan Chase and Market Executive for Southwest Michigan area.

    • 26 min
    The Welsh Wire: Talent Talks with Ashley Iovieno of Michigan Works! Southwest

    The Welsh Wire: Talent Talks with Ashley Iovieno of Michigan Works! Southwest

    The Welsh Wire features moderator Mike Rogers and professional recruiting expert Sheri Welsh in this podcast. Listen in as leaders from a wide array of small to mid-size west Michigan companies weigh in and share their experiences and insights on a variety of business topics, including employee retention challenges and recruitment success stories. In this week's show, Sheri talks with Ashley Iovieno, Business Services Manager for Michigan Works! SW at the W.E. Upjohn Institute, about southwest Michigan talent trends and suggestions for attracting and keeping good workers.

    • 26 min
    The Welsh Wire: Amy Ritsema, Onsite Wellness for Retention and Recruitment

    The Welsh Wire: Amy Ritsema, Onsite Wellness for Retention and Recruitment

    The Welsh Wire features moderator Mike Rogers and professional recruiting expert Sheri Welsh in this podcast. Listen in as leaders from a wide array of small to mid-size west Michigan companies weigh in and share their experiences and insights on a variety of business topics, including employee retention challenges and recruitment success stories. In this week's show, Sheri talks with Amy Ritsema, co-owner of Grand Rapids-based OnSite Wellness, about the role that business wellness programs can play in enhancing employee retention and recruitment.

    • 25 min
    The Welsh Wire: FBA Rightsizing Risk Series - John Ruther, Creating Value for the Future

    The Welsh Wire: FBA Rightsizing Risk Series - John Ruther, Creating Value for the Future

    The Welsh Wire features moderator Mike Rogers and professional recruiting expert Sheri Welsh in this podcast. Listen in as leaders from a wide array of small to mid-size west Michigan companies weigh in and share their experiences and insights on a variety of business topics, including employee retention challenges and recruitment success stories. On this week’s show, Sheri talks with John Ruther, managing director for consulting firm O’Keefe about steps you can take to right-size your risk and improve your opportunities for future growth, including tightening your financials, making sure company knowledge and expertise is expanded beyond the firm’s founder, and building trust by strengthening relationships with suppliers and bankers. Sponsored by the Family Business Alliance.

    • 28 min
    The Welsh Wire: Stacy Paul on Winning the War for Talent with Culture

    The Welsh Wire: Stacy Paul on Winning the War for Talent with Culture

    The Welsh Wire features moderator Mike Rogers and professional recruiting expert Sheri Welsh in this podcast. Listen in as leaders from a wide array of small to mid-size west Michigan companies weigh in and share their experiences and insights on a variety of business topics, including employee retention challenges and recruitment success stories. In this week's show, Sheri talks with Stacy Paul, CEO of Array of Engineers, a certified women-owned small business in Grand Rapids and a member of the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch. They discuss how Paul has built their company recruitment efforts around culture -- a culture that encourages engineers to grow and develop personally and professionally, but also connect with their community and have a good relationship and open communication with their customers.

    • 21 min
    The Welsh Wire: William Crane on Supply Chain Strategies for 2021

    The Welsh Wire: William Crane on Supply Chain Strategies for 2021

    The Welsh Wire features moderator Mike Rogers and professional recruiting expert Sheri Welsh in this podcast. Listen in as leaders from a wide array of small to mid-size west Michigan companies weigh in and share their experiences and insights on a variety of business topics, including employee retention challenges and recruitment success stories. In this week's show, Sheri talks with supply chain expert William Crane, Founder and CEO of IndustryStar, who discusses the role that effective supply chains can play in fostering company growth and innovation.

    • 24 min

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