The desired talent in the waste industry is becoming increasingly difficult. Commodity rates for recycling are volatile such that companies hire one minute and fire the next. During economic hard times, professionals are more hesitant to move between companies. Soft real estate markets are affecting some candidates' willingness to move. Companies are "right-sizing" and requiring employees to perform the work of two people. Insights and suggestions to tackle these issues will be shared.
Carolyn Hodges Stewart, President, ABC Waste of Savannah, Inc.
Jim Ashburn, Executive Vice President
Vincent Luca, Consultant, Waste and Recycling Division, Kimmel & Associates