WAKEFIELD, Mass., – (PRNewswire) – We are pleased to announce that Randstad has hired Teresa Creech to lead our HR Solutions business. As the Executive Vice President, Teresa will bring her extensive experience in MSP strategy, sales, and implementations to Randstad. As one of the leading industry experts, we are thrilled to announce this strategic… [Read more]
Work Force & Human Resource News
MILWAUKEE, Dec. 3, 2010 – (PRNewswire) – Manpower Inc., (NYSE: MAN) a world leader in innovative workforce solutions, says employers are continuing to hire flexible workers due to increased demand for their goods and services coupled with lingering economic uncertainty, as the November U.S. jobs report, released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, showed the economy only created 39,000 jobs and the unemployment rate crept up to 9.8 percent.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 6, 2010 – (PRNewswire) – According to the latest 2010 IT HIRE Intelligence Survey by Technisource (conducted by Monster.com®), while overall confidence in the economy has declined compared to the previous report, the vast majority of HR managers and recruiters responsible for recruiting technology staff are now planning to hire more IT workers. In addition, they also have a strong sense of confidence that their specific company’s performance will continue to improve in the next six months.
WASHINGTON — Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement on the November 2010 Employment Situation report released today: “This past November, nonfarm payroll employment increased by 39,000 jobs, and the unemployment rate increased to 9.8 percent. Furthermore, the job numbers for the months of September and October were revised upward 38,000. This… [Read more]
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL. – (PRNewswire) – The SFN Group Employee Confidence Index edged up 0.6 points to 50.7 in November. The index, which measures workers’ confidence in their personal employment situation and optimism in the economic environment, shows that although less than a quarter (22 percent) of workers believe the economy is getting stronger, nearly three-fourths (73 percent) believe it is unlikely they will lose their jobs in the next 12 months. “We are pleased to see a continuing upward trend…
WASHINGTON – (PRNewswire-USNewswire) – Georgetown Law’s Workplace Flexibility 2010 and the Berkeley Center on Health, Economic & Family Security (Berkeley CHEFS) at UC Berkeley School of Law today released a new report, Family Security Insurance: A New Foundation for Economic Security calling for the creation of a national insurance program to provide income replacement for… [Read more]
– Economy continues its moderate upward trend in online labor demand in November – Demand up by 1.2 million since the official end of the recession (June 2009) – Demand up for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers in November while demand for Sales and Related Workers dips NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Online… [Read more]
PRNewswire – Manufacturing employment in Illinois fell 2.9% over the past twelve months according to the 2011 Illinois Manufacturers Directory, an industrial directory published annually since 1912 by Manufacturers’ News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Illinois lost 25,082 industrial jobs and 699 manufacturers
Conference Features Strategies and Products for Dealing with a Recovering Economy, Healthcare & Workers’ Comp Costs LAS VEGAS, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — The 16th Annual National Ergonomics Conference and Exposition (ErgoExpo) at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, November 30 – December 3, will highlight the importance of workplace ergonomics in a time of economic recovery. … [Read more]
25 Additional National Employers Join GettingHired.com’s National Consortium to Promote Hiring of People with Disabilities BEDMINSTER, N.J., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — GettingHired.com, the nation’s largest disability employment portal, announced the signings of 25 additional national employers including General Dynamics, Harris Corporation, Raytheon, Hyundai Kia America, John Deere, MassMutual, National Grid and Zurich North America.… [Read more]