When Prent Corp. learned that a nearby hospital had a shortage of protective equipment because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it got to work. Within 48 hours, Prent had donated more than 10,000 face shields to local healthcare facilities.
The pandemic will end. Although we don’t know the exact date, I’m calling that the time when Stuff-Goes-Back-to-Normal, or SGBTN, Day. While we take our precautions, we must simultaneously be preparing for what comes after.
This year’s live event was canceled because of COVID-19, but the knowledge sharing will go on via ANTEC 2020: The Virtual Edition. Keynotes from the CEOs of Berry Global Group and Dow will kick it off on Monday, March 30.
Shuttering a plastics facility, even if it is not intuitively obvious how that plant fits into the global health supply chain, could inadvertently impact our ability to fight and prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Suppose the worst-case scenarios don’t come to pass, and the country bounces back, medically and economically, fairly rapidly. The recruitment and hiring decisions you make today will be critical in the ongoing race for talent.