What is the difference between workforce planning and succession planning?
—Perplexed Recruitment Specialist, government, Hamilton, Ontario
Auto Dealer Joel Higley advertised for a service technician 10 years ago. He didn't get one application. The stinging memory of that experience prompted Higley to get involved in a nearby vocational technology school to recruit a homegrown work force.
Outsiders said such changes in management were to be expected in a company that has evolved over the past decade from a closely held, private firm to a publicly traded company with a market capitalization of $4 billion.
Thirty-four percent of hiring managers and human resources professionals said they found information on social media that caused them not to hire a candidate. Read More
Globally, 66 percent of workers plan to seek new jobs in the next two years, according to the Kelly survey.Read More
Not only can dealers get one-time tax credits ranging from $2,400 to $9,600 for hiring veterans, but recruiters and dealers say many veterans have attributes that make them strong job candidates.Read More
Is outsourcing your IT upkeep right for your company—and if so, how can you find the right consultant? Here are some key questions to consider.Read More
Volkswagen Group of America plans to create 800 new jobs at its Chattanooga, Tenn., manufacturing facility, the company announced. Many of those new jobs will go to contingent workers at the facility who are now employed by Aerotek, opening up opportunities for new contingents.Read More
Across the country, dealers face a similar challenge, especially in attracting young people who embrace technology. Dealers want experienced or educated people who want a career in the auto industry.Read More