The National Association of Electrical Distributors awarded Schaedler Yesco Distribution's Marc Malvizzi a Lifetime Achievement Award.
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The virtual ISA workshop is designed to give practical strategies and tools for creating a more inclusive company.
Kimball Midwest President Patrick McCurdy III stops by to discuss the company's recent training and development efforts, digital initiatives and business performance.
Reina Ohol has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Sonepar North America, the company said.
We chat with Toolfetch.com co-founder Andrew Brown to dispel misconceptions about the skilled trades, why he’s so passionate about supporting them and how they tie in with distribution.
Seeing employees as more than merely 'assets' or 'capital' can go a long way in attracting and retaining staff, argues Dirk Beveridge.
Noelle J. Oas will oversee benefits, insurance, payroll, diversity and compliance, and the Fastenal School of Business.
The world's largest trial of the four-day work week drew rave reviews from companies that participated. Could the distribution industry benefit from such a change?
MDM’s Tom Gale and IRCG’s Mike Marks discuss three things — talent inertia, artificial intelligence and culture — that are defining the competitive landscape of 2023.
Mike Hockett chats with Packer Fastener Co-Founder and CEO Terry Albrecht about how the distributor's culture and youth-driven energy have worked wonders for talent recruitment and retention.
The company plans to implement the new change beginning May 1, more than three years after many staff members began working remotely.
A half-dozen distributors made Forbes' 2023 lists for Best Midsize and Large Employers, including a few on MDM's Top Distributors lists.
The two companies misclassified 1,400 drivers as independent contractors from 2012 to 2020.
Keeping staff from seeking greener pastures has been a major challenge for distributors in recent years, and a proposed FTC rule to end noncompete clauses could take it to another level.
The cuts are nearly double the 10,000 layoffs Amazon said it was targeting in November.
Mike Hockett takes a deep dive into the new normal of different working environments in distribution and recaps a lively B2BOnline debate session on this topic.
The content at PTDA’s Annual Summit in late October went heavy on recruiting and retaining best practices. Here, Mike Hockett chats with association CEO Ann Arnott to discuss key takeaways from the event, which included the nontraditional methods distributors can leverage to find and keep needed staff in a time when labor is hard to come by.
Does the messaging in your hiring materials and practices reflect what it's really like to work at your company? Mike Hockett recaps an ISSA Show session that dove into the nuances of being transparent in all phases of the recruitment and onboarding process.
Decades before digital transformation became an imperative, Jay Platt, CEO of BlueVolt and former CEO of Platt Electric, was on a mission to improve how his customers, team members and vendors could access information, whether for training, customer support or building a stronger company culture. He’s still at it.
The fasteners manufacturer and distributor said the policy serves to enhance existing regional practices.