Manufacturing Voices

Thursday, November 3, 2022

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This program brings together manufacturing business leaders to engage in dialogue about issues pertinent to manufacturing. A panel of executives will discuss workforce, attracting and retaining talent, automation, company culture, and more. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from some of our county’s leading manufacturing executives.

Waukesha County Technical College  |  800 Main Street, Pewaukee
7:30 a.m. – Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:15 – 9: 30 a.m. – Program
9:35 a.m. – Tours of WCTC Available

Panel Discussions:

To truly make connections with potential employees, Quad has invested in hiring community-based recruiters that work on-the-ground in neighborhoods they are actively trying to hire from, providing free transportation, doing employees interviews to understand the positive impact work can have in someone’s life, looking at housing opportunities and more. Hear Quad’s vision for the region and how employers can make it happen. 

In order to create a talent pipeline and engage the future workforce, Inpro created a successful co-op program for high school students. The program rotates students through different departments at Inpro, giving them an opportunity to learn about all aspects of the company. A graduation luncheon engages parents to build a connection with the students’ families. Hear from Inpro about how they built a successful co-op program and what they learned along the way.

Husco and Lutheran Social Services will speak to best practices around hiring refugees. In partnership with Lutheran Social Services, Husco recently found success in recruiting refugees from Afghanistan. Learn more about what worked well, what continues to be a work in progress and where the organizations see the partnership going in the future.