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.Read More
Temporary employment as a percent of total employment — the temporary help penetration rate — slipped to 1.89 percent in August from 1.90 percent in July.Read More
Overall, there were 62 percent more acquisitions in the first half of 2012 than the first half of 2011.Read More
The 3,000 jobs figure could grow, as Motorola Mobility expects to consolidate other offices into the new downtown space and add more if it is successful in releasing new products in the fast-changing market for cellphones and other wireless devices.
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.
Globally, 66 percent of workers plan to seek new jobs in the next two years, according to the Kelly survey.Read More
At an average midcareer salary of $104,000, financial planners out-earn the rest of the top 10 professions. Those in HR leadership positions average just over $99,000.Read More
A California judge ruled the workers, who are suing the warehouse and staffing provider, would likely be able to prove the firing was retaliatory.
The online M Squared poll of independent consultants was conducted in December 2011 and included responses from 530 professional independent consultants.Read More
Reps are safe, but 'business won't entirely escape the belt-tightening.'