News in Talent Management

Wounded Warrior Hiring Conference – Raleigh, NC October 16-17

Wounded Warrior Hiring Conference – Raleigh, NC October 16-17

“Hiring our Nation’s Heroes ~ Meet the Challenge. Hire a Veteran!”October 16-17, 2013 Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown, 3415 Wake Forest Road Raleigh, NC. The conference is sponsored by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower & Reserve Affairs, Department of the Navy and co-hosted by the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command, U.S Naval Air Systems Command and the U.S. Space and...

Read More

The U.S. Skills Gap: Could It Threaten a Manufacturing Renaissance?

The U.S. Skills Gap: Could It Threaten a Manufacturing Renaissance?

08.28.2013 by Harold L. Sirkin, Michael Zinser, and Justin Rose These days, there are many reasons to be bullish about the future of U.S. manufacturing. As cost competitiveness in the U.S. continues to improve compared with, for example, China, Japan, and Western Europe, a growing number of companies big and small are considering repatriating the production of everything from machinery to...

Read More

Diane Pivirotto: Energy jobs key to the future

Diane Pivirotto: Energy jobs key to the future

Connecticut has a unique opportunity to rekindle its momentum toward job growth and economic leadership in the Northeast. In October, Gov. Dannel Malloy unveiled a new draft comprehensive energy strategy that promises to promote energy efficiency and facilitate access to clean-burning natural gas for 275,000 more Connecticut residents by 2020. The strategy suggests the initiatives are expected...

Read More

NAVSEA Partners with Charlotte Bridge Home for Vet Support

NAVSEA Partners with Charlotte Bridge Home for Vet Support

Charlotte, N.C. – The Naval Sea Systems Command signed a memorandum of understanding with the Charlotte Bridge Home in Charlotte, N.C., Oct.19, expanding the command’s relationship with a North Carolina-based non-profit that supports the transition of service-disabled veterans into the workforce.   This agreement marks the beginning of a partnership that will see both...

Read More

The 9 Hottest Trends in Corporate Recruiting

The 9 Hottest Trends in Corporate Recruiting

The corporate recruiting market just gets hotter and hotter. We just returned from a two week tour through Europe and attended the iRecruit conference in Amsterdam, where we had the opportunity to talk with dozens of top recruiting managers. Here are the 9 hottest trends we see from our research, highlighting some of the newest startups in the space. 1. Corporate Talent Networks. With the growth...

Read More

What It Takes to Make New College Graduates Employable

What It Takes to Make New College Graduates Employable

MY older son graduated from high school last week and has started a pleasant job as a summer lifeguard. In four years we expect to attend his college graduation, and we hope the time there leaves him with great experiences, a love of learning and some idea how to get and keep a job. It’s that last part of the equation that I’m going to focus on. My heart sinks every time I read a news story or...

Read More