On October 31, 2017, the Chamber hosted With Growth and Prosperity for All: A Roadmap for Growth Conference. This half day of learning featured Philadelphia business leaders from across sectors who spoke about best practices in how to hire, train and retain homeless individuals, returning citizens, veterans, and the immigrant community and discussed neighborhood-based initiatives and onboarding through various TANF training programs.
Media partner, WURD Radio, broadcast the program live and has made an audio podcast of the content available to stream:
The following are key takeaways from our conference speakers and top considerations when hiring nontraditional workers:
1. Make business work for everyone