James Baker Joins Expert Panel for the Trades Talent Forum
The Trades Talent Forum will take place on Thursday January 21, 2021 from 9-10am in the morning. The forum is hosted by RBC, Algonquin College & Keynote Search and will be moderated by Heather Bakken, Publisher & VP Business Development at iPolitics and QP Briefing
The panel also includes Shaun Barr, Academic Chair – Construction Trades & Building Systems and Head of Apprenticeship Training at Algonquin College, and Mike Wood, Group Consultant at RBC Group Advantage.
The topic of discussion for will be the unique trades talent challenges, solutions, and considerations. The expert panel will engage in a Q&A period and discuss attracting talent, appealing to new generations, new demographics, women in construction, out-of-province and foreign workers, compensation packages, retaining talent, building loyalty, upskilling laborers, competing with larger corporations, and much more.