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more than 300 power transmission/motion control distribution and manufacturing companies, representing over $20 billion in product sales.

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PT WORK Force® Webinars

Any employee of a PT/MC company is invited to participate in a PT WORK Force® webinar for no additional charge. Our goal is to help you hire the best team for your company.

Using Emotional Intelligence and Skills Assessments to Screen Candidates

August 20

1:00 – 2:00pm Central


Ever wonder if you chose the right candidate for the job when you have more than one that meets the qualifications? Emotional intelligence is a set of skills that help us better perceive, understand and manage emotions in ourselves and others. Emotional intelligence hiring assessments can measure how frequently candidates demonstrate EI in the workplace. These assessments are strong predictor of on-the-job performance.

Speaker Debbie Muno of Genos North America, experts in EI assessment and survey design, will provide advice on emotional intelligence, skills and assessments and how they can help in choosing the right candidate for your open positions.

This webinar will help you:
  • Experience emotional intelligence
  • Understand the science of emotions
  • Learn how EI is directly connected to your job descriptions, company core values and strategic initiatives

Webinar Archives:

Winning the Labor War: Finding and Keeping Good People in These Uncertain Times (December 10, 2020)
Consistently attract and retain top talent and encourage innovation and collaborative thinking. Download this webinar to discover the secrets and proven strategies to eliminate employee burn out, remain relevant with the emerging workforce as young talent develops into future leaders, become an "employer-of-choice" in your respective community and retain employees even when compensation is less that what is offered elsewhere.
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Maximizing Your Remote Work Environment (November 13, 2020)
Going from working in the office to working from home has shifted all of our social and operational guidelines. Now is the time to embrace this different way of working to thrive and not just survive. Download this webinar to gain critical tips to maximize and lead effective virtual team meetings, manage team performance and strengthen team cohesion - remotely.
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Recruit Talent with Social Media (September 18, 2020)
Recruting through social media isn't a novelty - it's a necessity for a successful recruitment strategy. Download this webinar gain insight on how an organization with limited staff can organically (not using paid advertising) represent their business on social media for recruiting and brand building purposes.
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Leadership Planning Made Easy (August 21, 2020)

75 million baby boomers are reaching retirement age in the next several years. Whether you are one of them or one of the many leaders who will be navigating the changes, it is imperative that you have a plan. Economist and leadership expert, Dr. Mary Kelly, shares how the right succession plan will attract top talent, develop leadership skills and guarantee success for the next decade and beyond.
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10 Steps to Create a Happier Workplace (April 3, 2020)

Increase productivity when you have happy employees. You can't afford unhappy employees as estimates show they cost the American economy as much as $400 billion per year in lost productivity. This webinar covered how key happiness factors impact job satisfaction and what happy workplaces are doing differently.

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Compensation Expectations of Young Workers (November 15, 2019)

The upcoming generation of workers, millennials and Gen Z's, come into the workplace with different expectations than previous generations. This webinar, brought to you by PT WORK Force®, covered how to compensate generations that are burdened with debt and strategies for updating commission models. 

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Managing Multiple Generations (September 13, 2019)

It can be a struggle to appeal to all generations of employees at once. This webinar examines the key characteristics of the five generations in the workforce while teaching actionable strategies to improve management of millennials and develop tactics to better communicate and engage all workers.

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Employee Engagement from A to Z (June 21, 2019)

Engaged employees are invested in their job which results in higher productivity, sales and retention. This webinar also examines the top reason employees are not engaged and what you can do to overcome this.

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Hiring the Right Sales People (March 1, 2019)

This webinar examines what makes a distribution sales rep different from other versions of field sales and the defined set of skills and habits that are critical to success. Learn how to recruit long-term winners with real talent. The focus is on the how-to skills of recruiting for this specialized role, keeping in mind the best candidate may not be who you think it is.

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The Do's & Don'ts of Classroom Presentations
Chris Bursack, ISC Companies, Inc.
Brian Short, NSK Americas
Presenting to a classroom full of students can be intimidating, but this webinar provides you with tips from two pros on how to make the most of your time in front of a classroom.

Impress Your Future Workforce with a Company Tour
Karmen Wilhelm, APR, VP Marketing, Van Meter Industrial

Hosting a company tour for potential new hires isn’t quite the same as taking your customers around your warehouse. Karmen Wilhelm, APR, VP marketing, Van Meter Industrial, shares secrets on how company tours for the community can result in recruiting top quality talent.
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Volunteer for a Local Career Fair: It's Easy, Fun and Rewarding
Jay Adams, Hose/Conveyors Inc.
Tom Dielschneider, VP Supply Chain, Motion Industries Inc.
Rob Hollister, Strategic Markets Specialist, Brown Transmission & Bearing Co.
Chirag Patel, General Manager, Radison USA
Tom Tesoro, VP Sales & Mktg., Jason Industrial (Canada) Ltd. A Megadyne Group Co.

Ever wondered what it's like to work a career fair? Who will you meet? What do you need to do? Gain first hand information from volunteers with experience. This webinar provides all the information you need to successfully participate in a career fair in your area.