Industry Market Trends

Industrial Production Gains Momentum

March 20, 2013

U.S. industrial output rebounded strongly in February, bolstered by a sharp increase in automotive production and providing further evidence that manufacturing continues to drive economic growth despite concerns about government cutbacks. Read More

Industry Market Trends

What Low-Wage Workers Say About On-the-Job Training

March 20, 2013

Low-wage workers earning up to $35,000 a year place less value on job training and general education than employers, a new report reveals. Even though most employers indicate that they provide on-the-job training and apprenticeships for their workers, less than half of low-wage employees say they are confident that their company will help them learn new skills and technologies to remain qualified for their job. Why is there such a mismatch? Read More