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.'
It seems to me retail executives are going too far, letting business objectives blot out the bigger picture about the holidays and ignoring a cultural shift away from crass commercialism.Read More
A CareerBuilder survey found that 20 percent of employers plan to actively recruit U.S. veterans over the next 12 months while a separate survey by Monster.com found that 69 percent of firms found that veterans perform their job functions 'much better' than non-veterans.
Success is the bottom line, but before the first call, experts say look at a candidate's appearance and pay attention to your initial reaction. Once they're on the team, train, train and train some more.Read More
Ford Motor Co.’s new four-year contract with the United Auto Workers will allow it to keep its annual labor cost increases under 1 percent, company officials told the financial community this morning.Read More
The consulting firm also named Tracy Noon as chief people officer and Steve Zales as chief knowledge officer.Read More
I admit that one night at a hotel is not a lot to go on. And I may be a picky guest. But I think my one-day stay at Mandalay Bay may contain a lesson in workforce planning for the Vegas resort and other companies wrestling with uneven business demand.Read More
The U.S. automakers are authorized under their current contracts with the UAW to have up to 25 percent of their hourly workers in the lower-wage category.Read More