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June 1, 2021
Welcome to Shifting Gears, a timely news source for manufacturers and industry professionals brought to you by
your Regional Manufacturing Partners Alliance.

We welcome feedback and referrals of important news and events relevant to our local manufacturing community.


Work in Simcoe County - Virtual Job Fair - Employer registration is open for the Work in Simcoe County Job Fair! Hosted on an innovative online career platform connecting you with potential candidates from the comfort of your home or office. Showcase your company and directly connect with job seekers via one-on-one text and video chats.   
Leading to Connect: Building Citizenship by Building Relationships - Dr. David Richards shares findings from his own research and leadership evidence to discuss not only how individual differences affect relationships with employees and their engagement and citizenship behaviours, but also some ways in which leaders can be proactive in building relationships today.
Ask an Expert: A Window of Opportunity- COVID-19 Impacts on Women in Business - Simcoe County businesses are invited to deepen your understanding on advancing progress for women in the workplace and gaining insight on creating more equitable opportunities for women in business.

Local Employers Hire Georgian Alumni - Learn how Georgian Alumni contribute to our economy as business owners and operators, and how their Georgian experience prepared them for their careers.

Congratulations to the Electric Motor Coil Company: Barrie's 2020 Mayor's Innovation Awards Pivot Point Winner -  Barrie's Mayor's Innovation Awards premiered on April 14, 2021 and recognized the Electric Motor Coil Company (EMCC), and President Lucas Beggs, by awarding them as the 2020 winner in the Pivot Point category.


Calendar of International Trade Programs and Events - Learn more about upcoming trade missions and exhibitions, incoming buyers’ missions, exporter education seminars and workshops for Ontario businesses looking to export outside Canada:

Create a Free Edge Factor Profile - Want to showcase your company and opportunities to local schools, jobseekers and families across our region? Manufacturers can create a free Edge Factor profile to showcase your company to over 700 students in 25 High schools in the Simcoe, Barrie and Orillia area.
- Edited by Susan Rockey & Nora Gavarre
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