Training offered on how to manage an evolving workforce

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WEST DOVER — Are you an employer/business owner seeking local management training?

The United@Work program of the United Way of Windham County invites you to share your experiences and learn with your colleagues at the "How to Manage an Evolving Workforce" training on May 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., hosted by Mount Snow.

Participants in the training will leave with new ideas and practical tools they can use to improve employee retention, effectiveness and advancement. The interactive day will consist of six facilitated workshops, self-care practices, and a keynote address by Shannon Prescott of The Richards Group and Chairwoman of the United Way of Windham County board. The cost of the training is $50 per person and includes a light breakfast and lunch.

The training is intended for senior managers, HR professionals, supervisors/managers, and employees of companies, small businesses and nonprofit organizations. Employers are encouraged to bring a team to multiply the impact of the training through peer-to-peer learning. Sponsors include Mount Snow, The Richards Group and Thrive, LLC.

This training continues the work of the regional United@Work Employer Workgroup, which began in November 2012, meets bi-monthly in Brattleboro, and has engaged over 60 area businesses, workforce development professionals and nonprofits. United@Work is a program of the United Way of Windham County that develops and shares effective initiatives and policies to help employers improve retention, productivity and advancement of their workforce. Employers know the success of their business and economic health of our community depends on employee stability and the United@Work program is an effective tool.

To register for the "How to Manage an Evolving Workforce" training or to learn more about United@Work, visit www.unitedwaywindham.org or contact Sue Graff, Community Investment Director, United Way of Windham County, at 802-257-4011, ext. 113 or sue@unitedwaywindham.org.

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