Supply Chain Now Radio Episode 125

Supply Chain Now Radio, Episode 125
“Talent Market Update for Both Individuals and Hiring Managers”
Hosted by Arnall Golden Gregory LLC
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Joanie Courtney serves as Chief Workforce Analyst and RemX President with EmployBridge. As Chief Workforce Analyst, she oversees the forecasting of talent and workplace trends to operationalize success for the nation’s largest industrial staffing company. She is committed to enhancing the talent and customer experience across the company’s portfolio of commercial, professional and franchise brands. In her Chief Marketing Officer role, she also leads EmployBridge’s integrated marketing efforts, including branding, digital marketing, public relations, thought leadership and competitive positioning. As RemX President, Joanie oversees the professional staffing division’s growth strategy, including sales, marketing, operations, recruiting and employee development. In 2016, she launched RemX Contact Center Solutions, the industry leader in delivering workforce staffing solutions to large U.S. call and contact centers. An acknowledged expert in staffing and the U.S. job market, Joanie regularly shares her insights on workplace trends affecting both employers and job seekers. A frequent keynote speaker, she has appeared on ABC, CNBC, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and PBS. Joanie is also a regular contributor on Maria Bartiromo’s morning program on the Fox Business Network. In recent years, she has been quoted in national media, including: The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, and Forbes. In 2016, Joanie joined EmployBridge with more than twenty years of experience in professional and commercial staffing, including executive leadership roles with two of the world’s largest employment firms. Just prior to joining EmployBridge, she spent three years in the digital recruiting industry as senior vice president of Global Market Insights at Monster Worldwide. In 2017 and 2018, Joanie was named to the Women in Staffing Global Power 100 and North America 50 by Staffing Industry Analysts. She graduated with highest honors from the State University of New York. Learn more about EmployBridge:

Jessica Clayton is Founding Partner of TalentStream. She is a cum laude graduate of Clemson University with a Masters Degree from The Citadel.  Jessica grew up in the staffing industry and worked for a national staffing company before launching TalentStream in 2013. In addition to leading her company, Jessica enjoys giving back to the Greenville (SC) community and spending time with her husband and three children. A former Teacher of the Year in South Carolina, she has served as a volunteer leader at a wide variety of organizations, to include Ronald McDonald House, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, and the Red Cross. Jessica serves as Chair of Career Development on the APICS Industrial Crescent Board of Directors, where she’s been instrumental to launching Supply Chain 101 in the Upstate, an education enrichment program aimed at spreading awareness of the Supply Chain industry in elementary schools. Jessica also maintains active professional memberships in SHRM Greenville. A member of Christ Church of Greenville, Jessica serves on the Annual Giving Cabinet, as well as the Children’s Ministry committee. Learn more about TalentStream here:

Greg White serves as Principle & Host at Supply Chain Now Radio. Greg is a founder, CEO, board director and advisor in B2B technology with multiple successful exits. He recently joined Trefoil Advisory as a Partner to further their vision of stronger companies by delivering practical solutions to the highest-stakes challenges. Prior to Trefoil, Greg served as CEO at Curo, a field service management solution most notably used by Amazon to direct their fulfillment center deployment workforce. Greg is most known for founding Blue Ridge Solutions and served as President & CEO for the Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader of cloud-native supply chain applications that balance inventory with customer demand. Greg has also held leadership roles with Servigistics, and E3 Corporation, where he pioneered their cloud supply chain offering in 1998. In addition to his work at Supply Chain Now Radio and Trefoil, rapidly-growing companies leverage Greg as an independent board director and advisor for his experience building disruptive B2B technology and supply chain companies widely recognized as industry leaders. He’s an insightful visionary who helps companies rapidly align vision, team, market, messaging, product, and intellectual property to accelerate value creation. Greg guides founders, investors and leadership teams to create breakthroughs that gain market exposure and momentum, and increase company esteem and valuation. Learn more about Trefoil Advisory:

Scott W. Luton is the founder of Supply Chain Now Radio. He has worked extensively in the end-to-end Supply Chain industry for more than 15 years, appearing in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Dice and Quality Progress Magazine. Scott currently serves as Executive Vice President of APICS Atlanta and was recently named a 2019 Pro to Know in Supply Chain by Supply & Demand Executive. He founded the 2019 Atlanta Supply Chain Awards and also served on the 2018 Georgia Logistics Summit Executive Committee. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and holds the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) credential. A Veteran of the United States Air Force, Scott volunteers on the Business Pillar for VETLANTA and serves on the advisory board for the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance. He also serves as an advisor with TalentStream, a leading recruiting & staffing firm based in the Southeast. Connect with Scott Luton on LinkedIn and follow him on Twitter at @ScottWLuton.

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