More than two thirds of manufacturers are having difficulty finding skilled employees. We cannot stand by hoping someone else will solve our skills gap crisis. Industry, government and educators need to work together to implement solutions that work.
We all know of the English majors applying to med school, the engineering grads working on Wall Street, or the philosophy students clerking at some law firm. Put simply, an undergraduate degree is unlikely to offer much in the way of career direction and marketable skills.
In a recent survey, 58 percent of workers said special perks and better benefits are an effective way to improve retention, so why not offer similar perks for employees leaving the company, too?
Republicans want to kill the government that accomplished that. They want to go back to Downton Abbey days. The rich stay rich; the poor stay servants.
A job survey released on May 13, 2013 indicates that Generation X and men are still looking for jobs. This research is important because it shows what trends might be emerging.
The Missouri legislature passed three sweeping bills late Wednesday that will help create jobs for the state. Wait, what? They didn't actually do that?
President Obama has tried to do the right thing, both for the economy and the unemployed, but has had
In this week's issue, Saki Knafo looks at the plight of America's working poor through the eyes of one young man struggling to build a career in the fast food industry. And since this week marked the launch of our newest international edition in Japan, we're featuring photos from our tour of the gardens, temples and shrines of Kyoto.
May is Military Appreciation Month, and this Friday, May 10th is Military Spouse Appreciation Day. As if we need a special day to thank the military and military spouses for the service and sacrifice to the Nation, but I guess for some, they actually do have to be reminded.
It's as if the entire economic recovery is going into the pockets of the rich. And that's no accident. Here's why.
The global youth unemployment rate is projected to reach almost 13 percent in 2013 -- the equivalent of 73 million young people, according to a new ILO report on Global Employment Trends for Youth. This is nearly the same rate as it was at the height of the economic crisis.
The job market in the United States is like a roller coaster. Up some days, down the next. Steady on occasion. It can be a confusing ride for many employers, especially those looking to improve their operations by hiring great talent.
Latin America continues to be one of the fastest growing regions in the world, even though growth slowed down a bit in 2012. However, these blissful external conditions will not last forever.
Your passion does not have to be your vocation, but when you find your passion and combine it with your work, it makes your job much more fun.
When a top-tier recruiter fills a job, what they look for above all else is what they call "fit." What is fit? Everybody has their own definition. But "fit" is always the answer to the question, "Why is this person best for this job?"
While the pre-recession U.S. ignored growing structural imbalances in the real estate sector, financial markets, and external trade relations, the Philippine government is obsessed with emphasizing the boom in the stock markets, real estate and foreign exchange reserves.