Bill Slaughter, President of SSA Consultants, Participates in “Industrial Boom” Panel Discussion
February 13, 2014
Baton Rouge, LA — Bill Slaughter was one of the Panel Members asked to participate in “The Industrial Boom is coming. Are you ready?” panel discussion about the opportunities and challenges of expansion in South Louisiana. The event, held at L’Auberge Casino in Baton Rouge, was hosted by Regions Bank and co-sponsored by Kean Miller Law Firm and the Business Report.
Below are two excerpts from the Business Report articles “Getting ahead of the boom” and “Construction boom veterans: The time to act is now” written by David Dodson.
Baton Rouge Business Report (David Dodson) – Bill Slaughter, president of SSA Consultants, had a wake-up call for business owners in the crowd, regardless of their background or sector. "The salary wars have already started, Slaughter said. Some businesses are being affected already. The competition is coming after your people, and they're coming after your best people.”
And that means the time is ripe to focus on retaining your existing talent while you staff up to meet new demands, he said. "What is your reputation as a place to work? How are you seen in the community? Do employees think it's a great place to work?" he asked. To read the full article, click here.
Baton Rouge Business Report (David Dodson) – In addition to attracting new talent, a key to the future for many companies will be keeping the talent they've got. Consultant Bill Slaughter, president of SSA Consultants, advised that "your competition is coming after your people, and they're coming after your best people." To read the full article, click here.