HR Business Weekly Episode 68: Air date – October 8, 2017
Watch the entire video here.
*Jeri Prophet, owner of Intellectechs and Hillary Boyce Doriguzzi, owner of ProHill Services. They discuss the power of mentorships.
“Sometimes companies don’t help you because they think, ‘What’s in it for me?'”
“We pay it forward.”
“If they’re hard-working and they want to make it, we’re here to help them.”
*Erica McMannes with Mad Skills.
“We’ve built up a military spouse talent community.”
They are working to become a virtual staffing agency.
“If corporations would just take the time to understand the depth of contribution that can happen in a two-year period, from anybody, but also spouses that can bring often a unique soft skillset and adaptability and community building, I think they would be blown away.”
Connect with Mad Skills here.
*Tom Brandl with Tidewater Wooden Boat Workshop.
How did he get funding and awareness for his nonprofit, Tidewater Wooden Boat Workshop?
He applied for grants with Hampton Roads Community Foundation and Tidewater Children’s Foundation. He spoke to a lot of local groups about the nonprofit.
Connect with Tidewater Wooden Boat Workshop here.
*Sara Zimmerman with Sumitomo Drive Technologies and Regent University alum on creating prototypes for your product.
3D printers facilitate the speed to market for a product.
“We have to make judgment calls all the time on the features that we’re asked for, what we do and the payback.”
Connect with Sara Zimmerman at Sumitomo Drive Technologies here.