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Generation C: Ready for tomorrow's workers?
Talent Management    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Generation C is the newest generation to enter the workplace. First dubbed Generation C by Booz & Company, their members are born after 1997 and called Generation C for their focus on connectivity, communication and collaboration. They have grown up under the influence of Facebook, phone apps and iEverything. Technology is woven so seamlessly into their lives that the lines between work, school and life have blurred into one. More



Dear agency recruiter. . .
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What if a disillusioned hiring manager wrote you a letter to explain why his company is parting ways with your search firm? What do hiring managers want in a search partner? More

3 ways to know if your selection system is too complicated
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This is for all of you who work with selection systems that need a serious dose of complexity reduction. Wasted effort in three particular areas can lead to higher costs, longer hours and no improvement in your quality of hiring. More

SHRM poll: Skills gap makes engineering, medical, tech jobs hard to fill
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More than half of all organizations are having difficulty finding skilled workers for specific job openings, with engineering, medical, technical and executive positions especially hard to fill, according to a new poll by the Society for Human Resource Management. "The Ongoing Impact of the Recession: Recruiting and Skills Gaps" examines what SHRM's Leading Indicators of National Employment® reported this year: Industries in both the manufacturing and service sectors are having a tough time finding skilled workers. More



US employment index hits 3-year high in October
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A measure of job prospects in the U.S. climbed in October to a three-year high, a sign some companies may be looking ahead to an improving economy. The Conference Board's Employment Trends Index increased 0.7 percent to 101.92, the highest since October 2008, from the prior month's revised reading of 101.2, the New York-based private research group said. This corresponds with a new report from Staffing Industry Analysts, showing executive search numbers dipped slightly in the third quarter but remain up for the year. More

Chip manufacturing finds home upstate
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Albany is the new Austin as companies flock to SUNY's nanotech campus. This two-part series, which began with a look at hydrofracking, Crain's tries to solve the upstate jobs riddle. More

Seasonal hiring expected to spike
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United Parcel Service Inc. has become the latest company to join the seasonal hiring wave, announcing it will hire 55,000 seasonal workers throughout the United States because it expects holiday delivery volume to jump approximately 6 percent. More

On Numbers: Ranks of unemployed doubled since recession's onset
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The number of unemployed workers in America's major metropolitan areas has doubled since the recession began in 2007. The 100 biggest markets show 99.8 percent more people are looking for work now than in 2007. See statistics for western New York and the Albany region. More

Research: Tablets play key role in job creation
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Having a tablet computer does not guarantee anyone a job, but a recent report indicates that as a growing number of companies look to leverage the mobile trend they are hiring more professionals with the skills to help them do it. The recently released 2012 Salary Guide from recruitment specialist Robert Half says mobile media is creating a demand for professionals who can help companies beef up their mobile presence. More
 


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