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Multiskilled Web Designers Flying High on Recruiters' Radar

September 6, 2012
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With the national unemployment rate for Web designers at just 3 percent, demand for their skills in animation, graphics, social media, apps design and video is at an all-time high, says one staffing firm executive.
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Survey: Workforce Strategy Not a Priority

August 29, 2012
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About 78 percent of employers lack a workforce strategy to garner hard-to-find talent, according to the survey conducted by the ManpowerGroup's Strategic Workforce Consulting business.
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General Motors Focuses on Team Thinking When Recruiting Workers

August 6, 2012
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Until now, in recent decades, General Motors has peopled its new factories mostly from banks of laid-off workers and employee transfers from other locations. GM is now forecasting enough manufacturing expansion to require large-scale employee recruitment.
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'Cool' Factor a Key to Manufacturing's People Pipeline

July 18, 2012
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A recent study finds that while 86 percent of adults agree manufacturing is important for the country, only one-third would encourage their children to pursue manufacturing careers.
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How High a Priority Is Time-to-Fill When Filling Vacant Positions?

July 17, 2012
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How important is the time-to-fill metric in the health care industry? Our top management puts a lot of stock in this, which is understandable. However, I want to make sure that not only do we fill positions quickly, but more important, we get the best available candidate. —Quality Not Quantity, health care recruitment specialist, health care, Poughkeepsie, New York
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Companies Find Fruitful Results When Hiring Autistic Workers

July 16, 2012
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It's not a charity program, one executive cautions. And supervisor buy-in is crucial. But workers with autism can provide a dedicated, focused workforce in the right setting.
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Making the Business Case for Hiring Autistic Workers

July 16, 2012
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One advocate did a year's worth of homework before presenting the economic benefits to the board of her company.
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Special Report on RPO: An Improving Economy, In-House Recruiting Cuts Are Driving Demand

July 13, 2012
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'Companies want flexibility. RPO provides that flexibility and not the fixed cost of a permanent recruiting department,' says Rajesh Ranjan, a vice president at Everest Group, a consultancy.
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RPO Goes Global

July 13, 2012
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'It's very difficult to find the talent needed, so companies need to look globally for people,' says Kate Donovan, managing director of ManpowerGroup Solutions.
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An Executive's Guide to Cutting HR Costs

July 11, 2012
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Learn about key HR areas that ALL entrepreneur's will eventually face.
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