Human Resource & Talent Development

Human resources (HR), including hiring, screening, and evaluating employees is a necessary function of an efficient operation. The resources below help managers understand employment law and recruit, retain and develop high quality employees.


Employment Law

 

Learn About Employment Law with Jackson Lewis
GCCA has developed a special relationship with Jackson Lewis in order to assist its members with their workplace safety, health and employment law issues.

Employment Law Inquiry Form
Do you have a labor or employment issue or question? Get expert answers from Jackson Lewis by completing the Jackson Lewis Inquiry Form.


Recruitment and Retention

Labor shortages, particularly of skilled labor, continue to be a significant concern for the refrigerated warehouse and logistics industry. The following member-only resources can help your company secure the best talent.

NEW! Recruiting & Retaining Top Talent White Paper
Key recruitment and retention strategies employed by several IARW warehouse members; expressed by their CEOs and business owners at a recent association meetingPart of the Talent Management White Paper Series, developed by Jeremy Lurey of Plus Delta Consulting, LLC.

NEW! Creating a World-Class Onboarding Experience
Invites business leaders and 3PLs to reconsider the traditional approaches to the onboarding process in order to maximize the success of a new hire.

IARW Guide to Effective Warehouse Administration
See Chapter 3: Human Resources for sample job descriptions, an employment application template, helpful tips on recruiting the best, 
sample performance appraisal and tips on retaining employees.

Pre-Employment Assessment Template
Download and adapt this pre-employment skill evaluation template to help assess candidates for administrative or warehouse positions.


Retention and Employee Engagement

How do you retain employees and reduce costly turnover? It's a combination of excellent hiring practices, thorough orientation and training, and consistent talent management. Get tips and best practices in employee retention with the member-only resources below.
 

NEW! Performance Management Process Strategies White Paper

Eight successful strategies for enhancing performance management to create an ongoing process. Part of the Talent Management White Paper Series, developed by Jeremy Lurey of Plus Delta Consulting, LLC.

NEW! 2017 North American Warehouse Employee Turnover Survey Results
Results from a survey, detaling turnover rates by region, and those states that have the highest turnover rates, while introducing solutions some facilites have found in order to reduce turnover in their labor force. 

Talent Management in Today's Workforce
In this article from COLD FACTS Magazine, learn how to build the best team by recruiting imaginatively, hiring artfully and incentivizing wisely.

IARW Guide to Effective Warehouse Administration
See Chapter 3: Human Resources for a sample performance appraisal and tips on retaining employees.


Leadership

 

Guest Lecture Program
The Guest Lecture Program is designed to help industry leaders increase awareness of the cold chain logistics industry and attract new talent to the industry.

Industry Award Programs
GCCA hosts numerous annual award programs celebrating young professionals and emerging leaders in the industry.

GCCA Peer Network Leadership Forums (Mastermind Peer Networks)
A Mastermind Peer Network is a meeting of highly motivated individuals who share a common goal to improve their leadership and individual performance. They are also looking to learn from others and in return help their fellow group members improve.


Development
 

WFLO Institutes
The WFLO Institute, held annually in Atlanta, Los Angeles and Latin America is the world's top cold chain logistics training program for future industry leaders.

WFLO Graduate Institute
Graduates from the WFLO Institutes are encouraged to continue their cold chain education at the annual WFLO Graduate Institute, taking place in conjunction with the Global Cold Chain Expo. This four-day intensive training sets your employees apart from their peers as they take the next step in their career.


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Talent Management, Plus Delta Consulting, LLC

Plus Delta offers members talent management services. Talent management services include, but are not limited to: executive coaching, organizational assessment, succession planning, strategic talent planning, and change management. For more information, contact +1 310 589 4600 or visit www.plusdelta.net.

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