Catalyst Connection Celebrates 25th Anniversary
Catalyst Connection is marking 25 years of partnering with regional businesses to drive development in our region’s vibrant manufacturing sector. A lot has changed over the years — not least of which is manufacturing’s growth in recent years. In 2011, manufacturing in the region grew by 13 percent in output and added 2 percent more jobs. Petra Mitchell, CEO of Catalyst Connection and Raymond Yeager, president and CEO of DMI companies discuss these positive trends and the need to convince young people that manufacturing can offer them a bright future.
PNC: Global Economy Showing Signs of Improvement
There’s reason for cautious optimism when evaluating the state of the global economy in the beginning of 2013. That’s the assessment of Bill Adams, senior international economist at PNC Financial Services Group, who says internationally, the economy is off to a stronger start in 2013 compared to its ending in 2012. Adams discusses what is driving this assessment and whether Europe’s economic woes still threaten America’s economic recovery.
Social Media in the Workplace
As Twitter and Facebook usage in the workplace rises, how do employees police this? And should they? Allison Feldstein and Andrew Quesnelle, attorneys with Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellot, and experts on the legality of social media in the workplace, provide tips for employers in dealing with this growing issue.
Our Region’s Business airs Sundays at 11 a.m. on WPXI-TV. Hosted by the Allegheny Conference’s Bill Flanagan, the 30-minute business affairs program is co-produced with Cox Broadcasting. The program is rebroadcast on PCNC-TV at 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sundays, and at 3:30 p.m. Mondays. It also airs Sundays on WJAC-TV (Johnstown-Altoona) at 6 a.m. and WTOV-TV (Wheeling-Steubenville) at 6:30 a.m.