Panelists: ‘Great Resignation’ offers numerous challenges

Communication, team-building initiatives among strategies discussed at forum

Panelists discussing the “Great Resignation” at Mount Mercy University Jan. 27 included Arial Montag of GreatAmerica Financial Services, Crystal Lofsgard of Collins Aerospace, Deb Dirks of Crystal Group, Holly Adams of Timberline Manufacturing, Tracy Bastian of United Fire Group and Jaye Kennedy of Waypoint. CREDIT RICHARD PRATT

Jaye Kennedy doesn’t hold back on the challenges of workforce recruitment and retention she’s faced during the COVID-19 pandemic. “I will be very frank with you. The last couple of years, our focus has been survival, plain and simple,” said Ms. Kennedy, chief executive officer of Waypoint Services in Cedar Rapids, as part of a […]

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