By Deanna C. White
Let’s face it – summer brings out the competitive side in most of us – whether we’re trying to “slide” into third on the company softball team, grill the perfect T-bone, or win our own personal battle in the ever-elusive quest to be “swimsuit ready” by June. But the CPA community in Rochester, New York, is channeling its naturally competitive spirit into a much more selfless cause this summer, as they engage in a little good-natured competition for the best of intentions. They’re trying to see who can raise the most money to break ground on a local Flower City Habitat for Humanity home. This Jan Read full article…
Comprehensive Talent Solutions for U.S. Manufacturing Sector Will Sustain ‘Made in the USA’ Surge
MILWAUKEE – ManpowerGroup , the world leader in innovative workforce solutions, advises manufacturers to commit to private-public sector task forces for developing market-specific solutions to address the skills shortage impacting the U.S. manufacturing industry, as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics today reported the overall jobless rate ticked down to a four-year low of 7.5 percent. A total of 165,000 jobs were added with employment in manufacturing jobs holding steady in April.
“Innovative manufacturing and prototyping enterprises are growing in the U.S., but hiring in manufacturing is not as robust as we’d like to see,” said Jonas Prising, ManpowerGroup President. “Contempora
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Sterling Heights, Rochester, Royal Oak, Wyandotte, Mt. Clemens, Berkley, Birmingham, Dearborn, Detroit, Farmington, Ferndale, Grosse Pointe, Hamtramck, Northville, Plymouth, Pontiac In a good comeback story, Metro Detroit is no. 14 in the country in terms of percentage job growth from 2011 to 2012, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. More here. Give us your email and we will give you our weekly online magazine. Fair? Signup for Email Alerts
As difficult as it has become to locate top performers, keeping them on board is proving to be an even greater worry for employers, a recent Robert Half survey shows. Nearly four in ten chief financial officers interviewed said retaining valuable employees is their biggest staffing concern for the next twelve months. Twenty-seven percent of respondents said their top focus will be maintaining employee productivity.
CFOs were asked, “Which one of the following is your greatest staffing concern in the next twelve months?” Their responses: “Though general unemployment levels remain high, professionals with specialized skills have more opportunities available to them, which has led to talent shortages in some areas and made replacing valuable employees even more difficult,” said Paul McDonald, Robert Half senior executive director. Read full article…