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Jul 10, 2024

Peggy shares five steps to consider to ensure you hire the right candidate for the job. She says industry is struggling to uncover the right talent mix for the job because leadership must adjust their thinking and hiring practices.

She also discusses:

  • Where you should use technology to help in the hiring process.
  • What...


Jul 10, 2024

Peggy Smedley and Laura Black talk to Craig Yu, associate professor, computer science, college of engineering and computing, George Mason, Brenda Bannan, professor, division of learning technologies, college of education and human development, George Mason University, and Liuchuan Yu, third-year computer science...


Jul 10, 2024

Peggy Smedley and David Long, CEO, National Electrical Contractors Assn., talk about electrification and where NECA contractors fit in. He says NECA will be 125 years old in 2026 and the purpose is the collective good of the industry.

They also discuss:

  • Workforce development and training and the demand on electricians...


Jun 26, 2024

Peggy talks about the rise and fall of hospitality—before, during, and after the pandemic. She gives a glimpse of how worker shortages are impacting nearly every industry, including hospitality where nearly 80% of hotels report staffing shortages, and what needs to be done to address it.

She also discusses:

  • The state...


Jun 26, 2024

Peggy Smedley is joined by Julie Shainock, global managing director, travel, transportation, logistics, Microsoft, and Holger Mattig, SVP product management, airline and airport operations, Amadeus. Each share a little bit about the partnership between the companies and the impact it will have on airports and aviation...