Insights on Staffing and the Location Decision
Monday, December 18, 2023
When selecting a new site, companies today confront an ever-changing landscape of factors to consider, from site and facility planning to workforce analytics and training. Christine Chandler, president of AdvantaStaff, and Lovora Brown, AdvantaStaff’s director of Operations, who bring a combined 50 years’ experience in the manufacturing and distribution industry, provide their perspective on workforce issues that are important to companies’ location decisions.
What insights can you offer on real-time pay rates?
Chandler: That is an especially important question because pay rates have increased dramatically in the past 12 months, and this is having an enormous impact on staffing. Companies are losing talent simply because they haven’t been able to keep current — or ideally, get ahead of, instead of chasing — the prevailing rates and workforce analytics for common positions.