In a 2019 Business Confidence Survey published by Georgia CEO, the majority of businesses stated a positive outlook on future business conditions, with 60% expecting growth in the volume of business. The most cited area of concern? The development of the future workforce pipeline, effective hiring methods and the retention of talent.
This luncheon’s panel will discuss the synergistic relationship between regional educational institutions, internship programs and the business community in preparing for tomorrow by developing a local pipeline of workforce-ready individuals.
Libby Hendley, Managing Director,
Professional MBA Program, Darla Moore School of Business University South Carolina
Lisa Palmer, Vice President,
Economic Development, Augusta Technical College
Melissa Speight, Partner Resources Manager,
Starbucks Coffee Company
Dr. Angela Pringle, Superintendent,
Richmond County School System
Francine Burroughs, Manager,
Talent Acquisition & Development, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (Moderator)
Women in Business brings together & supports professional women to encourage and empower the business community.
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