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.Read More
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.Read More
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.
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
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.
One advocate did a year's worth of homework before presenting the economic benefits to the board of her company.
'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.Read More
'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.Read More
Learn about key HR areas that ALL entrepreneur's will eventually face.Read More
In many cases, 'good enough' is just fine; an over-reliance on software programs for job applicants also can weed out highly qualified hopefuls because the qualifications are unrealistic or simply not needed for the positions.