Battle Secrets of a 400-Year Old Business
As the oldest family-owned business in the United States and one of the oldest companies in the world, Zildjian knows a thing or two about making cymbals. However, they also understand the complexities to succeeding in ever-changing business and labor market climates. With the help of the public workforce system, Zildjian has initiated successful apprenticeship and retraining programs to stay ahead of the curve in manufacturing. Learn about how this Newport, MA-based company continues to serve as a "cymbal" of stability.
Moderator: Alice Sweeney, MassHire Department of Career Services
- Debbie Zildjian,, Vice President, Human Resources, Zildjian Company
- Cady Zildjian MacPherson, Member, Board of Directors, Zildjian Company
- Jeff Turgeon, Executive Director,, MassHire Central Region Workforce Board
- Theresa Rowland, Vice President, Sector Strategies,, Commonwealth Corporation