Recruiting and Retaining Blue Collar Workers

2021wed28jul9:00 amwed10:30 amRecruiting and Retaining Blue Collar Workers9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Details

Is your organization struggling to recruit and retain front line employees?

Join us for this 90 minute webinar. During the first hour of this session Brian Devine, the Senior Vice President of EmployBridge and a 26-year veteran of the staffing industry, will provide the results of a 15,000 person survey, detailing what’s most important to front line workers. Brian will provide actionable recommendations to help participants become an employer of choice.

For the final 30 minutes, we’ll feature employers who will talk about what their companies are doing to recruit and retain employees.

Eastern Indiana Works provides these sessions, in partnership with Shafer Leadership Academy, as a free service to our clients.


Brian Devine is the Senior Vice President of EmployBridge, and a 26-year veteran of the staffing industry. In 1999, Brian started ProLogistix, one of the largest providers of logistics talent in the country. He also leads ResourceMFG, the manufacturing division of EmployBridge. Combined, the two operations employ over 50,000 associates in the supply chain across the US.

In 2007, Brian launched the Voice of the Blue-Collar Worker Survey which is the largest survey of its kind in the country. The survey captures the work-related priorities and the preferences of thousands of hourly workers in the supply chain.

Brian is a member of the Advisory Council of the Warehouse Education and Research Council (WERC). Additionally, he is a frequent contributor to national media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, and he speaks at national and local industry events on the topic of labor.


July 28, 2021 9:00 am - 10:30 am