One of the biggest issues every company is facing right now is getting skilled people through the door to come work for them. So how do we do that? Because it’s an issue here too…. Joining us today to talk about the big big world of brand awareness and recruiting is our Talent Acquisition Manager, James Swanson. James unpacks what people want in a company, why they leave, and how we can go out there and find the right people for the right seats.
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EMBRACE: Belonging in Business and Beyond
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32:24Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging (DEIB)… all words you’ve probably heard more frequently in the past 5 years than ever before in your life. But like with anything new, you probably have some questions. Some good news? We have answers. Gretel Swartz, Learning Program Manager and the Vice Chair of the 2023 Embrace Forum, is here to share an overview of what these words mean, how they impact our business, and to debunk some common misconceptions. Learn how Gretel and her peers are prioritizing our People as we move forward with the Embrace (DEIB) Forum, Embrace Committees, and Employee Resource Groups in 2023.
Safety Week 2023: More Than Just a Priority
29:58Safety Week is a globally recognized week amongst construction companies. As one of the founding members, Limbach has, in many ways, shaped the way safety is perceived throughout the industry. In 2023, Limbach has some exciting things planned for Construction safety week in keeping with the national theme of Strong Voices, Safe Choices. Here to tell us about it and what safety means to us, is the 2023 national safety chair, Rob Sudz. Join us as we make safety more than just a priority - it's who we are.
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Negotiating Here, There, Everywhere
32:43Until 20 years ago, few researchers paid attention to the role of emotions in negotiating—how feelings can influence the way people overcome conflict, reach agreement, and create value when dealing with another party. Now - when we talk about negotiation, we’re really talking about the soft skills underlying the ability to negotiate effectively. A leader in this space at our Company is Branch Manager, Ian Switalski. His expertise guides the unpacking of the difficulties of negotiation, the soft skills necessary to negotiate effectively, and even what to do when someone gets frustrated while negotiating.
A Sharpened Pencil to Write Limbach's Legacy
28:18Why do people stay at this Company? Dianne Rodgers, our Wellness Manager, talks about what it's been like working for Limbach for 45 years! Beyond learning how to pronounce the Company's name properly, her story gives us practical ways we can foster employee satisfaction and retention today.
Fulfilled at Work, Blessed at Home
30:20We all have something that gets us out of bed in the morning and off to work, but you may be surprised by how many people don't find work to be that motivating factor. When you're unfilfilled and disengaged from work, you're quietly quitting. Coined in 2022, this phrase "Quiet Quitting" has taken social media by storm and it has reared its head in businesses all over the world. Find out how you can combat this movement in your organization by listening on Limbach Unlocked.
An Acquisitions How-To
25:04Wouldn't it be nice if there were an acquisition how-to? What better way to know if two companies integrating cultures, policies, procedures and people than by going to the people themselves. In this episode we talk about Limbach's latest acquisition - Jake Marshall. Rick Pollard, now Branch Manager of Limbach’s Jake Marshall branch, tells us what it's been like integrating with Limbach since being acquired in December of 2021. His perspective sheds light on the challenges and benefits Jake Marshall has faced and the long, illustrious history the company has had in the great state of Tennessee. Check it out here!
Sharks, Bees, & Augers... Oh My!
34:56What are your worst fears? Humans naturally recognize hazards to us and our survival. But why? And how? And what can we do about this? Hazard recognition is the name of the game in our company and this industry, so on this episode, we're hearing from a hazard recognition expert: Keith Snead, our Ohio Safety Director. Listen in to learn more about how we can change our own mindset and by extension the Company, and our Industry by becoming more aware.
How To: Be the Brand
37:16One of the biggest issues every company is facing right now is getting skilled people through the door to come work for them. So how do we do that? Because it’s an issue here too…. Joining us today to talk about the big big world of brand awareness and recruiting is our Talent Acquisition Manager, James Swanson. James unpacks what people want in a company, why they leave, and how we can go out there and find the right people for the right seats.
Honoring the First Peoples
39:32Our company has been on a journey to create a culture of belonging and do that in a way that is authentic and meaningful - not just checking a box or keeping up with the way the world is moving. Shedding some light on a group of people who bring so much history and beauty to our world and the workplace is Guest Speaker, Rowdy Duncan. Rowdy is a professor and consultant in the space of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and he is joining us today to talk specifically about native people groups. What he shares is in many ways, surprising, because while talking about one specific population, he identifies some key universal applications to being better humans and running a stronger business. Tune in to find out how…
Program Management: A View from 30,000 Feet Meets the Boots on the Ground
44:59Seeing the big picture while also maintaining one foot on the ground is not easy, but our program managers do it every day. Jody Reilly, Limbach’s VP of Healthcare, leads our Program Management offering and spends some time on this episode unpacking how this service preserves and maintains the cause of our healthcare owners. Whether you're a Healthcare system employee or one of our Company employees, there's a lot to be gained by listening to the benefit and structure of Limbach's program management offering. Check it out!