“You’re never going to recruit if you don’t have a reason, so what is the reason to recruit to Springfield,” asks Susan Stith, Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion and Corporate Giving for Express Scripts. Stith says you must look five to fifteen years in to the future to assess the needs. Will you have a shortage of workers due to people retiring or a new company opening? Have a strategic plan.
The city of Springfield has released a draft of its comprehensive plan for the next 20 years.