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Planning Holiday Treats, but No Papa's Cream Puffs for Me

November 30, 2012
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In the spirit of giving, you can help folks at small businesses—and they may be able to give back to you.
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Some Employers Are Becoming Flexible About Flexible Workplace Initiatives

November 9, 2012
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Weather events such as Hurricane Sandy and the havoc they wreak in the workplace are prompting more discussions about nontraditional ways to get work done. Compressed workweeks, job sharing and telecommuting are other options gaining buzz.
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Infosys BPO: Optimas Award Winner for Managing Change

November 1, 2012
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For its success in integrating new employees from around the globe, Infosys BPO is the 2012 winner of the Optimas Award for Managing Change.
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GM Plans to Hire 3,000 HP Employees for Insourcing

October 18, 2012
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The employees being hired already work on GM's business at HP and are expected to be on GM's payroll within six months. An undisclosed number of HP employees currently assigned to GM are not affected, the companies said.
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Why Manufacturers Can't Find the Workforce They Need

August 22, 2012
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Factory jobs demand more math and science skills than most Americans possess. Meanwhile, young people have turned their backs on manufacturing.
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Colleges and Manufacturers Work Together to Solve the Skills Crunch

August 22, 2012
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The collaboration between Permac Industries and Dunwoody College of Technology is an example of a new brand of college-industry partnerships that might eventually help the U.S. grow as a manufacturing power while creating jobs.
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Podcast: Creating a New Contingent Culture

August 3, 2012
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The CYA Report podcast is a partnership between Workforce Management and Fistful of Talent. In this special edition, Workforce Management contributors Ed Frauenheim and Kris Dunn discuss the growing need to show contingent workers more love.
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Contingent Workers Have Skill Sets That Today's Companies Should Find Attractive

August 3, 2012
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Using temporary workers at the start of a recovery is nothing new. But other factors behind the contingent expansion are less tied to the business cycle. These include cost-savings.
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