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Michigans Jobless Rate Dips to 14 Percent in April

May 20, 2010
The unemployment rate in Michigan improved only marginally in April, according to new figures released by the state. Although state regulators say the workforce has been increasing, year-over-year comparisons show the unemployment rate has grown since April 2009.
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HR Does Hard Time

May 12, 2010
Some human resources executives oversee skilled professionals in tidy high-margin industries, but most manage armies of unskilled workers in messy low-margin businesses riddled with cost pressures, compliance pitfalls and safety concerns. These challenges may be magnified the greatest in the brutal world of the private prison industry.
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Supporting Security

May 12, 2010
AlliedBarton's turnover is well below 50 percent, less than half the industry standard. The company has more than 1,100 open positions posted on its Web site; a large majority are guard jobs.
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C-Suite November

January 4, 2010
This month’s digest of who’s coming, going and moving up in the world of workforce management.
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Health Care Industry Still Posting Job Growth

October 5, 2009
Preliminary seasonally adjusted figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show the health care sector growing by 0.14 percent in September. The industry has added 195,400 jobs during 2009, growing by 1.4 percent.
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