COPE presented at vtTA Lunch & Learn on Talent Management

COPE Senior Project Associates Kate McInnis and Nicole Bourassa presented at vtTA's monthly Lunch & Learn, Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 on the  topic of Talent Management:

How to Find, Develop and Retain Employee Talent 

There are many factors that impact a company’s ability to find and keep the right employees: work culture, compensation and benefits, retention strategies, the company’s mission, and the work itself. When a small company is growing, these factors can often create additional challenges. In this Lunch & Learn, Kate McInnis and Nicole Bourassa from Cope & Associates discussed the “soft side” of managing your business and provide you with the tools and resources to remain competitive.The presentation covered insights and tips on the following:

  • Understanding the importance of the soft side of your business
  • How to plan form and recruit new talent to match your business’ growth and needs
  • How to retain and engage employees
  • Integrating new and tenured employees, while maintaining a culture true to your mission.

Vermont Technology Alliance (vtTA) hosts monthly Lunch & Learn education and information sessions with guest speakers addressing a range of topics and issues important to the Vermont technology community.