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Carlos Garcia to Lead Heidrick Supply Chain Practice

Heidrick & Struggles, a global executive search firm, has appointed Carlos Garcia to lead its Supply Chain and Operations Practice globally. Garcia will continue as Partner in Charge of the firm's Los Angeles office. "Carlos'…

Steelworkers Ratify Contract with TimkenSteel

Members of United Steelworkers (USW) Local 1123 in Canton, OH, voted to ratify a new four-year contract with TimkenSteel. "For 100 years, TimkenSteel has been making some of the best steel in the world here in Stark County," said Bill…

Shortage of 50,000 Truck Drivers This Year

The trucking industry could be short 50,000 drivers by the end of 2017, according a report by American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello. "In addition to the sheer lack of drivers, fleets are also suffering from a lack…

New Breed of Procurement Professionals

In a workforce being transformed by the rise of the gig economy and the restructuring of industries, how do young procurement professionals see their path to move up the career ladder? A global survey by Procurious.com, an online…

Lear Building New Plant in Flint

Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), a global supplier of automotive seating and electrical systems, has broken ground on a new seat manufacturing facility located on the former site of the historic Buick City complex in Flint, Mich. The…

Ball Will Cut Capacity in US Food Can Production

Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) announced that it will cease food can production at the company's Springdale, Arkansas, tinplate food and aerosol packaging manufacturing plant during the fourth quarter of 2017. "Given the overall decline in…

Wage Growth Slowed in July, Continuing Downtrend

US wage growth continued to decelerate In July, the sixth consecutive month of slowing pay growth, according to job site Glassdoor.com. The median annual base pay in the United States grew 1.2% year-over-year (YOY) in July 2017, to…

Workforce a Top Concern for Manufacturers

Manufacturers are optimistic about the U.S. economy but are concerned about¬† finding qualified workers, according to the 2017 Manufacturing Report from professional services firm Sikich LLP. In the firm's third annual report on the…

Manufacturing Skills Training Program Launched

The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC), a Washington, D.C-based industry- non-profit organization, and technical training company Amatrol have launched the MSSC CPT + Skill Boss training machine for Certified Production…

George Corona Named CEO of Kelly Services

Kelly Services, a provider of workforce solutions, announced that Executive Vice President and COO George Corona, who will become President and CEO effective May 11. Carl Camden will step down as President and CEO effective May 10. He…

Nissan, Tennessee Train Workers

Nissan and the Tennessee Board of Regents have opened a joint facility to train workers to increase the manufacturing, automotive and technology workforce in Middle Tennessee. Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Board of Regents…

Scholarship for Women in SCM and Logistics

AFN Logistics, a third-party logistics provider, is partnering with two of the country's top supply chain and logistics educational programs to support women pursuing careers in the industry. The company announced the AFN Women's…

Todd Wilms is MOVE Guides VP Marketing

MOVE Guides, which helps companies move employees around the world, announced the appointment of Todd Wilms as vice president of marketing. Wilms comes to MOVE Guides with a background in digital marketing and communications, having held…

Demand High for Business School Graduates

Jun 21, 2016 - Companies plan to hire more MBAs directly from business schools this year than in 2015, according to a survey report released by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). Some 88% of corporate recruiters who work…

Attracting Young Women to STEM Careers

June 09, 2016 - It's not news that there is a shortage of skilled science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) talent in today's workplace. What is news is the number of young women who drop out of these subjects starting as early as…

Randstad Sourceright Expands MSP Team

May 16, 2016 - Randstad Sourceright announced two additions to its Managed Services Provider (MSP) and Payrolling and Independent Contractor Solutions (PICS) leadership team. Doug Cutrell has joined the company as vice president of…

Inflexible Employers Risk Losing Top Talent

February 17, 2016 - Employers who fail to recognize that workers have priorities outside of the workplace do so at their own risk, research from Kelly Services finds. Not adapting to an environment where workers can seamlessly integrate…

Peter Maloney is Jobvite CFO

Jan 12, 2016 - Jobvite, a recruiting solution for emerging and enterprise companies, announced the appointment of Peter Maloney as the company's Chief Financial Officer. Peter is an experienced Silicon Valley finance executgive, bringing…

Free Agency Isn’t Just for Pro Athletes

Sep 3, 2015 - Who says only professional athletes can become free agents? A survey by Kelly Services finds that nearly one in three workers globally is a free agent. Kelly Services has for more than a decade conducted research on the…

Workday Expands Healthcare Industry Applications

Jul 9, 2015 - Workday, Inc., a provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, announced a new application, Workday Inventory, as well as new features for Workday Procurement, which is designed to meet the supply…