Although workers face a demanding labor market and jobs that require advanced skill sets, a new study shows that Americans fall below the global average when it comes to basic skills, including literacy and math.
With no agreement on a spending bill in sight, the federal government shutdown — the first in nearly two decades — continues to take a toll on employees and economic output. Here’s a closer look at the thousands of workers affected by the shutdown.
While most executives indicate that working from home helps promote productivity and drive employee retention, a majority also agree that telecommuting can limit upward career mobility, according to a new survey by recruitment firm Korn/Ferry. Read more
Many companies across the manufacturing sector are struggling to find the right employees for unfilled positions. While business activity in U.S. manufacturing remains strong, this shortage of workers with the appropriate technical skills and experience is hindering growth and may soon reach a critical level. How can manufacturers bridge the talent gap? Read more