Session 1. Leading the Band: Teaching, Learning, Sharing and Mentoring Future Solid Waste Leaders
Succession planning and mentoring is key to the successful growth of any industry. Recruiting and training new solid waste professionals to fill key roles ensures that your organization will continue to prosper in spite of changes in your projects, the economy or environmental regulations. This discussion is about how, as leaders of our industry, we recruit employees, develop their knowledge, skills and abilities, and prepare them to advance into ever more challenging roles. We'll cover the topics of career paths, retention of staff, key learning opportunities through successful project interaction, and identifying opportunities for young staff to grow.