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Ignite forum: Employers must adapt as workforce changes

The future is now for women in the workforce, according to an Ignite ICT panel......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

Louisville, Southern Indiana workforce boards sign pact to boost employment

The workforce boards in Louisville and Southern Indiana are forming a partnership that aims to provide a streamlined experience across state lines for job seekers and employers who need workers. The partnership, to be officially signed Tuesday mo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 16th, 2019

Are Birmingham employers ready to ease their drug testing policies?

Alabama is in no hurry to liberalize its recreational marijuana laws, but some employers could be ready to relax their drug testing rules in response to growing workforce challenges......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 5th, 2019

California added 14,600 jobs in February as more people returned to the workforce

After a slow January, California employers b.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMar 22nd, 2019

Life Enrichment Center expanding workforce programs

A Dayton nonprofit is expanding its workforce development programs for job seekers and employers alike. The Life Enrichment Center at 425 N. Findlay St. recently graduated another five men that completed over 60 hours of a joint Core Construction class.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 19th, 2019

Connecting the dots in Birmingham"s workforce network

As the metro area looks to better align its talent development, work is underway to ease connections between employers and assets......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 25th, 2019

Construction executives confirmed for MSPBJ"s first workforce-gaps forum

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal has confirmed its lineup of panelists for its first Help Wanted Minnesota special forum focusing on the region's workforce and skills gaps in various important industries. At this Feb. 14 event, key leaders from.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 24th, 2019

Workers increasingly trust their employers: survey

The annual survey of trust in institutions released on the eve of the World Economic Forum found that 75 percent of respondents trusted their employer, 19 points more than trust in business as a whole and 27 points more than trust in governments......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 20th, 2019

NAMI Southwest Ohio helps businesses reduce mental health stigma in the workplace

It’s not news to employers that mental health conditions negatively affect their workforce. Many employers know that one in five adults will experience a diagnosable mental health condition in any given year; employers may not be aware of their e.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 15th, 2019

Workforce issues touch every business, industry in Arizona

According to a 2015 U.S. Manpower Survey, 49 percent of employers are unable to fill positions in their company. This is hurting business growth as approximately 50 percent of companies are delaying or nixing growth opportunities. Ultimately, this .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 7th, 2019

5 workforce disruptions to keep an eye on in 2019 (and beyond)

The U.S. job market is healthy and growing but staying alert to developing hiring trends will help employers recruit and retain top talent next year, a study by job-search and review company Glassdoor found.  Glassdoor identified five "worplace .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 28th, 2018

Income Sharing Agreements With Andy Hall

Andy Hall, COO of the San Diego Workforce Partnership, explores the concept of income sharing agreements (ISAs), where employers, philanthropy and impact investors pitch in for a.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 26th, 2018

Thought Leader Forum: Partnering to reduce and treat workplace injury

When employers and health experts partner to examine work processes and injury patterns, we can together make plans to address sources of injury, reduce injury occurrence, improve healing and return-to-work times, and keep employees well. The Puget So.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 14th, 2018

The Personal-Professional Boundaries In The Modern Workforce [INFOGRAPHIC]

How close is too close when it comes to our relationships with our employers? Olivet Nazarene University surveyed 3,000 people regarding 14 different factors of familiarity in order to better understand the perso.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 26th, 2018

NM employers and workers bet on each other in training programs

Internship, apprenticeship and workforce training programs can help bridge the workforce gap by offering alternatives......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 26th, 2018

Inside a bustling Daimler Portland plant (Photos)

All year the Portland Business Journal has studied the workforce needs of different Oregon industries. It’s a look at how work is changing, largely driven by technology, and how employers and employees are keeping up. The latest installment highlighte.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 15th, 2018

Economic Report: U.S. adds 230,000 private-sector jobs in September: ADP

Private-sector employers expanded their workforce by a seasonally adjusted 230,000 jobs last month, ADP reported Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 3rd, 2018

CAFÉ EVENT CELEBRATES ANOTHER YEAR OF SUCCESS

The Career Academy for Educators (CAFÉ) program in Stanly County is a program dedicated to the success of educators and local employers collaborating on education and social skills needed for the future workforce. Stanly Community College (SCC) h.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 21st, 2018

Japan"s Women and Seniors Keep a Lid on Wages

The Bank of Japan says employers are finding it relatively easy to attract the elderly and women to the workforce with only small wage increases, capping overall wage growth and, in turn, suppressing prices and inflation expectations......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 1st, 2018

Kristen"s Take: SA"s cloud hosting talent pool may draw more businesses

Tech industry employers are increasingly drawn by where available talent already lives. This is one cluster for which San Antonio already has the workforce......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 9th, 2018

Mechatronics facility supports the growing need of trained industrial workforce

The skills gap — defined by Forbes as “a gap between what employers want or need their employees to be able to do, and what those employees can actually do when they walk into work.” You may have heard the phrase in political debates or seen Dirty J.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 6th, 2018