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Barrie, Collingwood, Midland, Owen Sound

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Hiring and Retention Strategies that work: Manufacturing leaders from the Owen Sound and Area Consortium discuss their best practices in hiring and retention.


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Automation for Impact: Manufacturing leaders from the Owen Sound and Area Consortium discuss their journey with automation


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It is difficult to blog about a group of professionals who speak a different language to most of us. I always say that if you have just one IT person in your employee – I can guarantee you that they are lonely!
The Barrie/Midland and Area IT SIGs are designed to let your IT folks connect, problem solve, and commiserate.


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Our recent Owen Sound and Area Strategic Interest Group (SIG) held in late March brought out a record crowd of over 20 local area manufacturers to discuss a strategy for Electronic Document Management and hear a presentation by Geoff Becker, Regional Coordinator with the Ministry of Labour on changes to the Employment Standards Act.


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Innovative Automation Inc. has done it again!

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Fifty-three organizations across Canada are winners of the second annual 2018 Employee Recommended Workplace Award, highlighting their commitment to their employees' health and wellness.


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As if benchmarking, sharing, networking, and, at times, commiserating aren’t enough reasons to attend monthly SIGs, another great reason has folks coming back for more.


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Members Growing in Barrie/Midland Consortium

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Ontario is partnering with Canplas Industries Ltd. and Theta TTS Inc. to help create 94 new jobs and retain 370 existing positions in Barrie.


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During our recent Owen Sound and Area Strategic Interest Group (SIG), our Host Troy Life and Fire shared insights into their journey of growing their business. Faced with many of the same obstacles and challenges our other members have encountered, our host Pat McCoubrey openly discussed their strategy developed when the company was first formed in 2007


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The impact of Bill 148 continues to become more pronounced as the magnitude of the changes become apparent to manufacturers in Ontario. The complexity these changes have created continue to challenge Human Resource professionals to think and act creatively in order to accommodate and satisfy their employee’s needs, their employers needs and those of the legislation.


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What to do if.... Risk Management and Risk Based Thinking

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The Barrie/Midland & Area Consortium's Senior Managers SIG and Quality & Production/CI SIG this month had the same topic - Risk Management and Risk Based Thinking.



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