Hyer CEO, Dave Dempsey, along with leaders from Meijer and G&J Pepsi Bottlers, will co-present a panel session during the 56th Annual Western Michigan University Food Marketing Conference.
Grosse Pointe, MI—March 14, 2022—Hyer, a leading on-demand labor app powering the gig economy, will present at Western Michigan University’s acclaimed Food Marketing Conference alongside Todd Weer, SVP of Meijer Stores, Tom Dant, Regional VP of Meijer, and Anne Cook, VP of Human Resources at G&J Pepsi Bottlers. The event, “Reimagining the Marketplace: Embracing Change and Transformation,” will be held at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with their session scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on March 23rd.
“As leaders and colleagues gather this year to address ongoing labor challenges facing the food industry, we’re thrilled to have Meijer and G&J Pepsi take the stage and share how they are successfully matching supply and demand in real-time by leveraging our pool of on-demand, independent workers,” said Dave Dempsey, CEO & Co-Founder of Hyer.
During their panel, “Reinventing How Work Gets Done: The Road to a Resilient Workforce,” Dempsey will provide insight into the growing gig economy as Meijer and G&J Pepsi discuss labor strategies that have enabled them to build a flexible, resilient workforce.
Dempsey added, “As we discuss the current labor climate along with what’s ahead—session attendees will learn how leveraging the gig economy can lead to greater cost savings, a stronger competitive advantage, better access to skills, and the ability to meet current and future workforce demands faster than ever before.”
Hyer, a leading on-demand labor app powering the gig economy, connects people to opportunities and businesses to workers in real-time. Delivering on-demand staffing to leading CPGs, retailers and warehouses in the tap of an app—our team is continually guided by our vision to Reinvent How Work Gets Done. Led by a team of industry experts, Hyer launched in 2019 in Michigan—and today has expanded their footprint across 23 states.
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About the Western Michigan University Food Marketing Conference:
Now in its 56th year, the Western Michigan University Food Marketing Conference convenes leading experts from around the country to share the latest developments in the industry. The conference is a nonprofit event supporting scholarships and programs that provide unique educational experiences for WMU food and consumer package goods marketing students.
Learn more at: https://wmich.edu/foodmarketing/fmc/