As part of our 90th anniversary, Workforce Management is talking to some of the people and organizations that helped influence today's workplace. In this installment, Workforce Management contributor Richard Rothschild speaks with Kelly Services Inc. president and CEO Carl Camden. For Kelly, it all began with a secretary who couldn't work because she was too ill. Sixty-six years later, it has become a multinational job placement company that finds temporary employment for 530,000 workers annually. With 8,000 full-time employees worldwide, the Troy, Michigan-based company's iconic image remains the “Kelly Girls,” those well-dressed women who would show up for office assignments wearing white gloves. Indeed, many observers still refer to the company with the words, “Oh, you're the Kelly Girls.” Read More
Norway's chief workplace ombudsman Bjorn Erik Thon told a media outlet that one firm required employees to wear a red bracelet during their menstrual cycles to indicate the need for more restroom visits.Read More
The announcement should be made Thursday when Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn visit the plant.Read More
A big majority of New York's largest executive recruiting firms added to or maintained staff size. Hot fields include health care and technology—and even certain financial services.
Securities employers paid grads an average starting salary of $58,571. Overall, they provided 42,000 jobs to the Class of 2011.Read More
If shareholders approve the move, Mr. Ryan is expected to get a tax bill in the tens of millions.Read More
Lower-paying jobs make up most of the city's expected job growth for the next two years as health care and social services positions flourish.Read More
The online M Squared poll of independent consultants was conducted in December 2011 and included responses from 530 professional independent consultants.Read More
How is the mortgage crisis affecting corporate relocation policies?
—No Movement, manager, retail, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
An interview with Kevin Schmiegel, vice-president for veterans employment initiatives at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.