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It's the Height of Audacity to Claim a Skilled Worker "Shortage" When 20% of American Skilled Craft Workers Are Unemployed
In a new World of Work Insight Paper Titled: "Strategic Migration – a Short-Term Solution to the Skilled Trades Shortage," Manpower warns that as the global economy recovers, it is necessary to implement strategic migration policies in order to create a mobile workforce and plug the gap of skilled workers
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Some years ago, I had the opportunity to visit the Idaho location of a man whom I consider the best, most complete recruiter in the world. To protect his identity, I will simply refer to him by his first name, Dan. Those of you who know me know of whom I am speaking. I nicknamed him Robocruiter after the 1987 move “Robocop—Part Man, Part Machine, All Cop.” Well Dan was Part Man, Part Machine, and All Recruiter.
Why do we overqualify candidates using education as a mandatory requirement?-
Everyone, Please Please humor me a sec whilst I do some math here..
As it stands, today, according to the United States Census Bureau, less than 31% the American Population, 25 years or older, has reached the educational attainment of either a bachelor's degree or higher. - this includes our amazingly huge baby boomer / Generation Y populations.
Dawn Boyer, B.F.A., M.Ad.Ed., Ph.D.,
That dreaded hole – the one where you were out of work for several months, or years, through no fault of your own – the glaring employment gap when a full time student as a mature adult to get through the degree faster. How do you explain legitimate absences without getting ‘dinged’ for a spotty work record?
I used to be ashamed of my job burnout.hought it meant I was weak and a failure.
I never heard anyone else talking about it at the office, and it seemed like I was alone in the land of fried and fizzled careers.
Even after I turned my career around, I didn’t like sharing my job burnout history.
There seems to be a strong correlation between the financial health of an organization and the leadership culture and behaviors within that organization. When reinforcing strong leadership, trust and collaboration throughout the organization better financial performance was realized. Likewise, when key behaviors were missing so were the financial gains.
Growth in women's share of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) occupations declined to 27% in 2011from a high of 34% in 1990. While women make up nearly half of the workforce, they were 26% of the STEM workforce in 2011.
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