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Refresher for Effective Job Posting

If you are an employer, you’re most likely feeling the pinch of the skills gap. According to ManpowerGroup’s 2015 Talent Shortage Survey, 32 percent of employers in the United States reported trouble filling jobs last year. And the news from the U.S Department of Labor is not encouraging either: It predicts a shortage of more than 35 million skilled and educated workers over the next 30 years. However, this is great… View More

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The Effect of the Skills Gap on the Labor Force

Technology is rapidly changing the way that businesses operate. While there are certainly benefits that result in improved productivity and more efficient operations, it is also contributing to a widening skills gap between open positions and the number of skilled, qualified prospects that are available to fill them. This is resulting in a scramble to meet operational needs and a shortage of coverage in the field to meet customer… View More

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Women and Skilled Labor: A Valuable Resource for Employers

Picture your company over the next decade:   A revenue-generating business with sustained growth… …contributing to a strong national economy… …while helping to create an equal society. You might be wondering how, in this age of the skills gap, that scenario is even possible. But it’s a realistic and reachable goal for many… View More

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Valuing Employees Creates Loyalty and Stability for Field Service Companies

Google co-founder Larry Page believes it is important that a company be a family—that employees genuinely feel like they are part of the organization and that they know executives care about them. It might explain why Google has taken the top spot in Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list six times. Page has worked hard to create a culture that endears him to employees, as evidenced last year when he was named best… View More