February 11, 2019
The foodservice equipment and supplies industry is a dynamic one, that requires a continual hunt for good information. We’re always on the lookout for resources to help you improve your business, grow your knowledge and keep up with the latest industry issues. From recruiting to regulations, thought leadership and business inspiration, we’ve created a list of six blogs every foodservice E&S professional should subscribe to in the coming year.
As an industry-leading hub, ERE Media has become the go-to source for information and articles about human resources, talent acquisition and recruiting. From high-level topics like diversity and inclusion to granular articles about how to avoid embedding bias into your hiring algorithms, ERE has no shortage of resources for those who are responsible for making hiring decisions or improving retention rates.
Finding the right employees can be hard – but it doesn’t have to be. Evil HR Lady is a long-standing blog in the HR space that provides tips and advice for hiring managers, job seekers and everyone in-between. In it, Suzanne Lucas (the Evil HR Lady, herself) writes and aggregates articles on everything from writing job descriptions to perks, giving raises and more. If it’s a slice of truth with a side of wisdom that you’re looking for, look no further than Evil HR lady.
Popular among business leaders in all industries, the Harvard Business Review (HBR) includes a well-written collection of thought leadership and inspirational pieces. As HBR puts it, this is your place to find new ideas and classic advice on strategy, innovation and leadership for global leaders from the world’s best business and management experts.
Hosted by the International Trade Administration, Tradeology posts blogs, articles and helpful tools to help businesses of all sizes navigate the current economic and political landscape. Be sure to check out their Market Diversification Tool, designed to help companies decide where in the world to go next to sell their products.
If you’re a small business owner, the Small Business Association (SBA) blog is one you won’t want to miss. This is the go-to source for those running or working in small business environments and includes information and resources to help you build and market your business, as well as leverage tools like social media platforms, business plans and more.
Political happenings have gotten pretty dynamic lately – and the U.S. Department of Commerce can help you keep up with all of the latest issues. This one-stop shop for government information covers everything that matters to NAFEM members, including the latest news and issues related to manufacturing, regulatory reform, trade enforcement and more.
These are just a small handful to get the conversation started. Which ones do you suggest adding to the list? Send your favorites to firstname.lastname@example.org and let’s see how long the list can grow!
And of course, don’t forget to check nafem.org/resources for the latest news and updates regarding foodservice equipment and supplies issues, advocacy and initiatives.