Monday, April 30, 2012

Economic Growth Relies on Skilled Workers

According to a recent report, manufacturing jobs remain unfilled due to the shortage of skilled workers.  Experts say that our economic growth is dependent upon attracting, developing and retaining skilled talent.  Companies are investing in their workforce by creating training programs and partnering with local resources, like Jonesboro's employer-driven Workforce Training Consortium.  Click here for Chicago Tribune article.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Business Intelligence - Cloud Causing Anxiety

Part Two in this series discusses the hesitation that persists with sending data to the cloud and out of the hands of in-house IT departments.  Click here for more.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Retiring Employees......What's Your Plan?

This article discusses reports that indicate most HR professionals believe their talented older workers who will be retiring over the next several years will negatively impact their organizations.  It also looks at  methods to prepare for the loss of that talent.  Click for entire article.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Manufacturers Turn to Cloud-based Systems

One way manufacturers stay competitive is by quickly responding to market trends.  Flexibility and scalability are key, then, to their business intelligence program.  Cloud-based systems allow for greater capabilities to meet global demands.  Click here for more.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Emerging Technologies for Manufacturers

Emerging technologies can keep your company competitive by improving products and increasing efficiencies.  The Society of Manufacturing Engineers has identified eight new technologies that are proving successful, and are keeping a watch on new ideas that have yet to be proven but which appear to have great promise.  Click here for more.