‘The Power of Different’ — diversity is a competitive advantage

Research shows organizations with employees of different ages, races, genders, religions, physical abilities and thinking styles perform better. Attend this Sept. 22 event to hear how you can better attract and retain quality employees, expand customer base, enhance performance and innovation and reduce risk of litigation

Tracy Hassan, a professional speaker and trainer in

customer service and employee engagement, offers a look at how global and local companies embrace “The Power of Different” to increase innovation, performance & profitability!

Luke Greiner, DEED regional labor market analyst,

provides labor market information and discuss current and future workforce data beneficial to area employers.

 A Business Panel and Group Discussion will provide and an excellent opportunity to network and share what

businesses can do to recruit and retain a competitive workforce.

“The Power of Different” is Friday, Sept. 22, at The Crossings (Montevideo Golf Club) in Montevideo, from 8 a.m. to noon. Register by Sept. 15 at www.eventbrite.com ($20 covers the cost of breakfast and refreshments). Contact Julie Redepenning–mjredepen@msn.com or 320-269-9372 for more information or special accommodations.

This event is coordinated by the Southwest Initiative Foundation, city of Montevideo, Southwest Minnesota

Private Industry Council, Southwest West Central Service Cooperative, Montevideo Area Chamber of Commerce, Central Minnesota Jobs and Training Services Minnesota WorkForce Center – Job Service.