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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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Cleaning Up Your Supply Chain

March 6, 2012
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Keeping tabs on the labor in the international industrial supply chain isn't easy, but many resources exist to help make sense of it.
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Who Makes Your Widgets? Lessons From Apple's PR Nightmare

March 6, 2012
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Here is a guide to how to get started on the road to having an offshore, indirect workforce that is treated fairly and doesn't cause you embarrassment.
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Social Studies: How to Use Social Media to Build a Better Organization

February 13, 2012
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More and more companies are turning to social media as a way to tap the innovation and talent that leaders know could blossom, if the right people could connect. How can your organization use social media to solve problems and create a sense of community?
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Adopting a Social Media Mind-Set

February 13, 2012
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Social media tools can unleash forces that are difficult to control. Giving everyone a voice can challenge the worldview of people who are used to calling the shots.
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Social Media and Collaboration Tools

February 13, 2012
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Getting started with social media needn't be complicated. Many software tools are available – and you may already be using one without realizing it.
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The 411 on the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010

January 25, 2012
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The Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 contains several provisions that can spur growth for a range of small businesses, from one-man shops to companies worth millions. Here is a guide to the most useful parts of the bill.
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Is ‘Giganomics' the Future of Your Online Workforce?

November 15, 2011
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Gigwalk is the latest entry in the slowly growing field of online labor exchanges. Services like this only may work well for certain kinds of jobs and tasks, but if the fit is right, it offers an opportunity for predictable and high-quality work.
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