How can your company convene difficult conversations about race?

As our country continues to discuss racial disparities, several Milwaukee Region companies are convening difficult conversations about race among their employees. How are they facilitating these conversations, especially with many employees still working remotely? And what lessons can you take back to your own company? Also includes a health update from Dr. John Raymond, MCW.Continue reading “How can your company convene difficult conversations about race?”

Strategies businesses can employ to build consumer confidence

Easing government restrictions was just one step in a smart restart of our economy. To move from the immediate crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic to recovery and a new normal, businesses must make it clear to customers that they’re taking safety seriously. In this week’s MMAC webinar, we’ll look at strategies businesses can employ toContinue reading “Strategies businesses can employ to build consumer confidence”

Addressing racial disparities to embrace a vibrant quality of life for all

Replay a critical conversation with business leaders from areas of the city most impacted by the recent protests and unrest. Our prosperity as a business community is dependent on our prosperity as citizens. Business serves a partner in leading and developing strategies to combat inequities and disparities. We will discuss MMAC’s Region of Choice pledgeContinue reading “Addressing racial disparities to embrace a vibrant quality of life for all”

Smart Restart: How MKE manufacturers are balancing safety & economic concerns

The COVID-19 pandemic is posing unique challenges to manufacturers. Some essential manufacturers have been up and running, while others are beginning to restart operations now. Hear how Milwaukee Region manufacturers are balancing the need for worker safety with the ability to be productive – and, hopefully, profitable. Guests: Dr. Laura Cassidy, Medical College of WisconsinContinue reading “Smart Restart: How MKE manufacturers are balancing safety & economic concerns”

How can your business reopen & operate safely?

Experts from MMAC and the Medical College of Wisconsin discuss the launch of a new online toolkit to help businesses reopen and operate safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Guests: Dr. John Raymond – President & CEO, Medical College of Wisconsin Rebecca Goodmanson – Dir. of Corporate Expansion & Attraction, Milwaukee 7 Dr. Laura Cassidy –Continue reading “How can your business reopen & operate safely?”

How companies are preparing to reopen & keep employees safe

Companies of all sizes and industries are grappling with how and when to begin re-opening their workplaces. On this webinar you’ll hear from three prominent firms that are putting detailed plans in place as they anticipate operations in the new abnormal. Michelle Nettles – Chief People & Culture Officer, ManpowerGroup Cal Schattschneider – Vice President,Continue reading “How companies are preparing to reopen & keep employees safe”

How are businesses evolving?

Every business is different, but they’re all facing a common challenge right now. How are businesses evolving during the COVID-19 pandemic, and what are they doing to prepare for a smart restart of our economy? Hear perspectives for current efforts and future plans from: Jim Paetsch – VP of Corporate Relocation & Expansion, Milwaukee 7Continue reading “How are businesses evolving?”

Evers says data, not dates, will determine easing of Safer at Home restrictions

Governor Evers called in to the MMAC/MCW weekly webinar this morning and provided greater detail on the Badger Bounce Back plan to re-open Wisconsin’s economy in phases. Evers said the state’s metrics are aligned with both the White House and CDC recommendations and include a 14-day decline in Covid-19 cases and reaching the goal ofContinue reading “Evers says data, not dates, will determine easing of Safer at Home restrictions”

Manpower applies global lessons locally – Jonas Prising, ManpowerGroup

Guest: Jonas Prising – Chairman & CEO of ManpowerGroup on the global response to COVID-19 and how to do a smart economic re-start. Key takeaways: Manpower applies global lessons locally Prising provided perspectives and insights from a company with offices in 80 countries around the world – and lessons that can be applied locally: CultureContinue reading “Manpower applies global lessons locally – Jonas Prising, ManpowerGroup”

Small business loan process & continuing operations

MMAC President Tim Sheehy hears about the application process for small business loans from Caroline Gardner, Managing Director/Corporate Advisory at BMO Harris Bank. And Dan Cahalne tells how American Roller & Plasma Coatings is managing changes to every aspect of its operations. Dr. Steve Kroft, Chair of Pathology at the Medical College of Wisconsin updatesContinue reading “Small business loan process & continuing operations”