Building on a decade of business to business sales, networking, and marketing, Dennis Gros founded Gros Executive Recruiters in 1989.  Since that time, the firm has placed an aggregate of more than $49 million in new employee starting salaries—solely in the marketplace of plastics and packaging.  The firm is an active member of PLASTICS.  They produce an annual salary survey in partnership with the Society of Plastics Engineers and participate and sponsor plastics and packaging industry events.  Dennis is a charter member of the Tennessee Recruiters Association and a former president of the Society of Plastics Engineers’ Nashville Chapter.  Also active in the packaging industry, the firm is a Benefactor of the Institute of Packaging Professionals.


Workforce - Recruitment, Training and Retention: Navigating the Employee Minefield

Wednesday, June 14th - 10:00am to 11:20am

Hear from professionals who will: 

  • Help navigate the minefield in finding the best employees for your positions
  • Assist you with understanding and identifying training requirements
  • Teach you how to improve rention of skilled employees

A recruitment specialist will share valuable tips on how to find skilled employees in today's markets as well as how to attract them to your business. 

An experienced workplace trainer will demonstrate a blueprint for training excellent and how the correct training can enhance your business, the careers of your employees and improve the retention of skilled staff. Hear best practices for implementing a successful training program that includes appointing a training manager or supervisor, creating a dedicated training space, developing communication materials and a schedule to promote the new training program and more.