Leadership, Human Resources, Recruiting & Hiring, Staff Training & Development
BY RANDALL SEEGER: Where will the next generation of manufacturing employees come from? The "skills gap" in manufacturing refers to the estimated 2 million positions in advanced manufacturing that are likely to remain unfilled over the next decade.
Growth & Innovation, Research & Development, Research, Innovation, Leadership, Human Resources, Recruiting & Hiring, Operations, Continuous Improvement, Productivity
Fifty years ago, on a trip to China, the renowned Chicago economist Milton Friedman was shown some of the country's noteworthy public works programs in which hundreds of laborers were digging a canal with shovels.
Via new technical assistance documents, two federal agencies advise that to avoid violating anti-discrimination laws, employers should treat everyone equally when conducting background checks. When checks are conducted through a company in the business of compiling background information, the employer must comply with procedures required by the Fair Credit Reporting Act.