WMCO June 17 doubleheader: Employee recruitment and cyber security
June 13, 2021 | 2:40 pm CDT
WMCO Online Networking Event

The program, open to WMCO members and non-members, is scheduled for 11:55 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 17.

HANOVER, Ontario -- The Wood Manufacturing Cluster of Ontario will host a two-topic online network event devoted to recruiting and retaining talent and cybersecurity strategies.

The program, open to WMCO members and non-members, is scheduled for 11:55 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Thursday, June 17.

The Struggle for Talent: Attracting, Engaging & Retaining will provide participants with best practices and strategies for addressing recruitment and retention challenges in the manufacturing sector.

The session will be led by Julie Ruben Rodney, founder and CEO, and Estrella Frias,  partner and talent leader of MaxPeople, a company specializing in human resources issues. 

  • The impact of COVID-19 on recruitment;
  • Key considerations for effectively attracting talent; and 
  • The new realities of engaging and retaining talent.

Cybersecurity Increased Threats: Strategies to Manage will be presented by Erez Zevulunov, CEO of M.I.T. Consulting. He will discuss securing operations from online hackers. The session will include:

  • The pillars of security: defence, planning, and recovery;
  • Firewalls;
  • End-point protection; and
  • Business continuity planning.

The event will also allow time for open networking among participants on the Wonder.me platform. 

Learn more and register for the event.



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Rich Christianson is the owner of Richson Media LLC, a Chicago-based communications firm focused on the industrial woodworking sector. Rich is the former long-time editorial director and associate publisher of Woodworking Network. During his nearly 35-year career, Rich has toured more than 250 woodworking operations throughout North America, Europe and Asia and has written extensively on woodworking technology, design and supply trends. He has also directed and promoted dozens of woodworking trade shows, conferences and seminars including the Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo, Canada’s largest woodworking show.