BRBC BLOGS - MEMBERS & STAFF

   March 30, 2020

Alice Ferreira, Webster Bank

Your Reputation is More Valuable than Money in the Bank

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented the biggest reputation test for businesses in modern time. Your top priority has been focusing on the health and well-being of your employees and customers, but keeping an eye on your reputation during turbulent times should be just as important. As Warren Buffet famously said, “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you’ll do things differently.” 

   March 20, 2020

Dave Dellacato, Schooley Mitchell

Conferencing Saves Money and Time

During global health concerns, many businesses are embracing work-from-home strategies to maintain productivity. This will, of course, require renewed focus on audio and web conferencing for many companies, who still need to communicate goals and strategies despite their employees often being outside of the office.

   

March 19, 2020

Engaging Young Professionals

By Kelli A. Meyer, Director, Center for Student Involvement, University of Bridgeport; Board Chair BRBC's THRIVE: Emerging Leaders

Over the past few months, I hear more and more talk about the challenge of retaining young talent in Connecticut. Top students attending some of the top universities in the Northeast, and yet, we see recent graduates leaving for opportunities in neighboring states. A survey conducted by InformCT this summer found that 47% of people said they will likely leave the state within the next five years, most of those either preparing for retirement or, you guessed it, Millennials. 

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