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August 25 2015

Tackling the Talent Management Challenge

Volume:

45

Issue:

16

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Noncompetition clauses are gaining traction once again as distributors try to protect the investments they make in employee training and development. But more cases involving these clauses are also making their way into courts around the U.S. This article examines how restrictive clauses are being used and provides best practices for implementing such covenants.

This article includes:

  • Common issues with noncompete and restrictive covenants
  • Enforcement of restrictive clauses
  • Best practices to improve enforceability and compliance

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  • Behind the Deal: Anixter & HD Supply
  • Distributors Combine Traditional, New Means for Recruiting
  • The Counterfeit Challenge
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Advertising in a campus recruiting office or staffing a booth at a college job fair isn’t enough for distributors that hope to successfully recruit the next generation of workers. This article examines how a deep relationship between a distributor and university program can yield innumerable benefits for the company, its recruits and the college it partners with – as well as the industry as a whole. Part 2 will look at how distributors use internships to bolster their position on college campuses and fast-track training for new hires.

This article includes:

  • How industrial distribution programs got their start
  • Examples of how to go beyond college job fairs
  • Benefits of building a relationship with colleges

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  • Manufacturing’s Millennial Dilemma
  • Succession Planning: Positioning for the Future
  • Making the Case for Social Media in B2B

Modern Distribution Management's monthly Industrial Inflation Index measures a cross-section of industrial supplies.

This index includes:

  • Abrasives Products
  • Cutting Tools
  • Power Transmission Equipment
  • Fasteners
  • Valves, etc.
  • Power Tools
  • Material Handling Equipment
  • Belting
  • Hand Tools
  • Misc. Metal

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  • MDM Pricing Trends Report: Second Quarter 2015
  • Global Industrial M&A Activity Keeps Pace in 2Q15
  • Market Analysis: Abrasives Consumption in the United States
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This is the PDF of this issue of Modern Distribution Management.

Table of Contents:

  • The Challenge of Noncompetes
  • Commentary: Changing Norms for Building Talent
  • College Connection: Virtuous Cycle
  • CFO Optimism Not Rattled by Economic Tremors
  • Monthly Wholesale Trade Date: June 2015
  • MDM Inflation Index: July 2015
  • News Digest

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Noncompetition clauses are gaining traction once again as distributors try to protect the investments they make in employee training and development. But more cases involving these clauses are also making their way into courts around the U.S. This article examines how restrictive clauses are being used and provides best practices for implementing such covenants.

This article includes:

  • Common issues with noncompete and restrictive covenants
  • Enforcement of restrictive clauses
  • Best practices to improve enforceability and compliance

Subscribers should log in below to read this article.

Not a subscriber? Subscribe below or learn more. Subscribers also have access to the following related articles:

  • Behind the Deal: Anixter & HD Supply
  • Distributors Combine Traditional, New Means for Recruiting
  • The Counterfeit Challenge
backside graduation hats during commencement success graduates o

Advertising in a campus recruiting office or staffing a booth at a college job fair isn’t enough for distributors that hope to successfully recruit the next generation of workers. This article examines how a deep relationship between a distributor and university program can yield innumerable benefits for the company, its recruits and the college it partners with – as well as the industry as a whole. Part 2 will look at how distributors use internships to bolster their position on college campuses and fast-track training for new hires.

This article includes:

  • How industrial distribution programs got their start
  • Examples of how to go beyond college job fairs
  • Benefits of building a relationship with colleges

Subscribers should log in below to read this article.

Not a subscriber? Subscribe below or learn more. Subscribers also have access to the following related articles:

  • Manufacturing’s Millennial Dilemma
  • Succession Planning: Positioning for the Future
  • Making the Case for Social Media in B2B

Modern Distribution Management's monthly Industrial Inflation Index measures a cross-section of industrial supplies.

This index includes:

  • Abrasives Products
  • Cutting Tools
  • Power Transmission Equipment
  • Fasteners
  • Valves, etc.
  • Power Tools
  • Material Handling Equipment
  • Belting
  • Hand Tools
  • Misc. Metal

Subscribers should log-in below to read this article.

Not a subscriber? Subscribe below or learn more. Subscribers also have access to the following related articles:

  • MDM Pricing Trends Report: Second Quarter 2015
  • Global Industrial M&A Activity Keeps Pace in 2Q15
  • Market Analysis: Abrasives Consumption in the United States
MDM4516Cover

This is the PDF of this issue of Modern Distribution Management.

Table of Contents:

  • The Challenge of Noncompetes
  • Commentary: Changing Norms for Building Talent
  • College Connection: Virtuous Cycle
  • CFO Optimism Not Rattled by Economic Tremors
  • Monthly Wholesale Trade Date: June 2015
  • MDM Inflation Index: July 2015
  • News Digest

Are you a subscriber? Simply log-in to view this issue.