Grocery retailers are struggling to keep up with the combined effects of rising costs, product shortages, and shifting consumer behavior. And underlying all of it is a shortage of knowledgeable employees. Long-time team members are choosing early retirement at higher rates while less experienced employees just aren’t sticking around. The impacts of COVID-19 have reduced the already small pool of qualified grocery store hires and skyrocketing sick leave put pressure on already-overwhelmed teams.
Thankfully, there are actionable steps grocers can take to attract new employees, build knowledgeable teams, and celebrate the people who keep stores running. Grocery retailers can turn this labor shortage into a transformation by investing in resources and strategies that take teams from frustrated to fruitful.
Join us for a live webinar as we discuss how to build engaged and empowered teams that run remarkable fresh departments with produce industry veteran Scott Schuette. Also joining the discussion will be Matt Schwartz, CEO and co-founder of Afresh and a facilitator from Supermarket News.
In this webinar, attendees will learn:
- Best practices and resources for improving employee retention
- Advice for managers with new-to-fresh and underperforming team members
- How the Fresh Operating System enables employee engagement, training, and retention
CEO and co-founder
Produce industry veteran
SVP of Perishable Retail Operations Support Solutions
Former VP of Produce and Floral at Fresh Thyme