Chicagoland’s Weekly Business Update
Strategies to Hire, Retain, and Embolden a Diverse Workforce
PRESENTED BY THE CHICAGOLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Employment trends continue to signal an increased shuffle in talent between organizations, known as The Great Resignation. To stay ahead of the competition, mid-market companies are looking for new and unique ways to address these workforce shortages with an increased focus on building diverse and equitable pipelines. Join the Chicagoland Chamber’s panel of human resource and non-profit leaders on September 22 for a discussion on workforce development and attainment best practices, plus a perspective on how The Great Resignation has shifted strategies to hire, retain, and embolden a diverse workforce.
WeWork and the Chicagoland Chamber Partner to Foster Flexible Return to Work
PRESENTED BY WEWORK
WeWork is teaming up with the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce to offer more global, flexible return to work options. As Chicago works to restore metropolitan areas to pre-pandemic levels, the return to the office has a huge factor in the conversation. Recent years have ignited a fundamental shift in the purpose of workspace, creating a market that demands flexibility and optionality more than ever. Learn more about the partnership by visiting this site and using code FLEXWORK50 to get exclusive discounts on WeWork workspace.
The HR Side of Scaling Your Business
PRESENTED BY EMPLOYCO
Is your business ready to grow? As companies scale, people operations become more complex. A lack of properly planned human resources initiatives can have detrimental effects on reaching revenue and profitability goals. Join Employco USA on September 27 for a quick-hitting live webinar that will touch on the following growth strategy topics: recruiting and onboarding, retention and engagement, total compensation philosophy, HR tools and technology, company culture, and more! Can’t attend? Register to receive a link to the recording.
Nominate Your Company for a Better Business Bureau Award
PRESENTED BY THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU OF CHICAGO
The Torch Awards and Firestarter Awards for Ethics are presented annually to outstanding businesses, in recognition of their commitment to high standards in business trust and excellence in relationships with their customers, employees, suppliers, and the surrounding communities. For consideration, submit an entry for your business by 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 22.
Brews and Ball: Teaming Up to Impact Chicago
PRESENTED BY THE EXECUTIVES’ CLUB CHICAGO
A beer and seats in the bleachers might be one of summer’s perfect pairings, but sports teams and beer industry leader Anheuser-Busch team up for a lot more than just an enjoyable afternoon. Join us at Wrigley Field for an engaging conversation with Anheuser-Busch CEO Brendan Whitworth on how Anheuser-Busch partners with major league sports teams to make more of the moments that matter for Chicago fans – whether advancing sustainability, driving economic growth, or coming out for the cause.
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