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Multiskilled Web Designers Flying High on Recruiters' Radar

September 6, 2012
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With the national unemployment rate for Web designers at just 3 percent, demand for their skills in animation, graphics, social media, apps design and video is at an all-time high, says one staffing firm executive.
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Why Manufacturers Can't Find the Workforce They Need

August 22, 2012
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Factory jobs demand more math and science skills than most Americans possess. Meanwhile, young people have turned their backs on manufacturing.
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Colleges and Manufacturers Work Together to Solve the Skills Crunch

August 22, 2012
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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.
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Skilled Workers Scarce Despite Unemployment

August 21, 2012
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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.
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Small Bank Spies Hiring Opportunity

August 21, 2012
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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.
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From HR Metrics to Workforce Analytics

August 6, 2012
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General Motors Focuses on Team Thinking When Recruiting Workers

August 6, 2012
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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.
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What Is Wrong With Our Recruitment Process?

July 31, 2012
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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
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