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  • Manpower Survey Says Employers Pull Back On Hiring

    Manpower Survey Says Employers Pull Back On Hiring

    By Nick Zieminski Most U.S. employers are unwilling to add workers because of uncertainty around November's elections, the federal budget, and the effect of Europe's slowdown, according to a quarterly hiring survey by ManpowerGroup. The jobs outlook in the United States is holding steady even as it weakens... Continue Reading

  • Jobs Drought Is Ending, Manpower Survey Says

    Jobs Drought Is Ending, Manpower Survey Says

    The recent slowdown in hiring may have caused some Americans who are looking for work to shudder. But a new survey of employers suggests that the summer months may give dispirited job seekers a much-needed boost. According to data compiled by ManpowerGroup, 92 percent of U.S. employers plan to increase hiring... Continue Reading

  • Skilled Workers In High Demand, Survey Finds

    Skilled Workers In High Demand, Survey Finds

    The United States and other large economies cannot find enough skilled workers, engineers and other in-demand employees, according to an annual study on talent shortages. The study, by staffing services giant ManpowerGroup, found that 34 percent of employers around the world report trouble filling jobs because... Continue Reading

  • Top 10 Jobs Employers Can't Fill In 2011

    Top 10 Jobs Employers Can't Fill In 2011

    With nationwide unemployment still hovering around 9 percent, it may come as a surprise that employers have job openings, but can't fill them. According to Manpower's annual Talent Shortage Survey, about 52 percent of the employers surveyed reported difficulty filling jobs. This is up from 14 percent in... Continue Reading

  • Are You Ready for 'The Human Age'?

    Are You Ready for 'The Human Age'?

    The Stone Age, the Bronze Age, the Space Age, even the Information Age -- they're all so yesterday. According to a group of experts and pundits at the World Economic Forum (WEF), we are now entering 'The Human Age,' and there's no need to worry about robots and computers taking over our jobs. Previous eras... Continue Reading