Factory jobs demand more math and science skills than most Americans possess. Meanwhile, young people have turned their backs on manufacturing.
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.
Staffing company ManpowerGroup of Milwaukee said in a 2011 survey that 52 percent of employers were having problems filling critical positions. That number was up 14 percent from the previous year.Read More
New hires have been attracted to the bank because it doesn't have layer upon layer of management, so its bankers have a closer working relationship with clients than they would at a larger bank.Read More
Until now, in recent decades, General Motors has peopled its new factories mostly from banks of laid-off workers and employee transfers from other locations. GM is now forecasting enough manufacturing expansion to require large-scale employee recruitment.Read More
Our human resources department attracts and selects top-notch candidates, sells the company very well and arranges a solid orientation program for newcomers. Yet other departments seem to cause a high rate of turnover soon after the probation period and during the first year.
How do we improve our recruitment process and avoid these setbacks?
—It Hurts When They Leave, human resources manager, services, Alexandria, Egypt
The deal is aimed at driving recruitment process outsourcing and managed service provider solutions, as well as retained executive search and talent advisory services in Brazil.Read More
A recent study finds that while 86 percent of adults agree manufacturing is important for the country, only one-third would encourage their children to pursue manufacturing careers.