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<a href=http://www.staffingindustry.com/row/Research-Publications/Daily-News/Vietnam-ManpowerGroup-obtains-first-new-license-33252 target=_blank >ManpowerGroup Lands First Temporary Staffing License In Vietnam</a>

ManpowerGroup Lands First Temporary Staffing License In Vietnam

ManpowerGroup announced that it has become the first foreign-owned workforce solutions company to obtain the new Vietnamese Subleasing License. The new license is one of the most significant aspects of the new labour code adopted by the National Assembly of Vietnam; providing, for the first time, a set of comprehensive guidelines for the provision of […]

Intern Hiring Falls 3.4% For 2014

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Intern Hiring Falls 3.4% For 2014

While employers plan to hire 1.3% more bachelor’s degree-level interns in 2014 than they did a year ago, overall intern hiring will fall 3.4% in 2014 from last year, according to results of a new survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). NACE’s 2014 Internship & Co-op Survey found that nearly 97% of responding […]

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U.S. Lags World In Temporary Worker Protections

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U.S. Lags World In Temporary Worker Protections

By Michael Grabell ProPublica– For nearly six years, Limber Herrera has toiled as a temporary worker doing the same work for the same company in Mira Loma, Calif. About 40 hours a week, he unloads shipping containers for NFI2014one of the largest freight distribution firms in America2014moving goods that will eventually stock the shelves of […]

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Balancing Work And Family: Study Shows Changing Roles Of Parents

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Balancing Work And Family: Study Shows Changing Roles Of Parents

By KIM PARKER and WENDY WANG, Pew Research Center— The way parents spend their time has changed dramatically in the past half century. Dads do more housework and child care; moms have more paid work outside the home. Neither has overtaken the other in their “traditional” realms, but their roles are converging, according to a […]

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Job Outlook: Employers Hire Fewer New College Grads Than Projected

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Job Outlook: Employers Hire Fewer New College Grads Than Projected

Having a change of heart after predicting more robust hiring, employers now say they expect their college hiring levels to remain relatively flat, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Employers taking part in NACE’s Job Outlook Spring Update survey say they will hire 2.1% more new college […]

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<a href=http://www.gallup.com/poll/162131/employment-situation-improves-april.aspx?utm_source=tagrss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=syndication target=_blank >U.S. Employment Situation Improves in April, Payroll to Population Up</a>

By JENNY MARLAR, Gallup— The U.S. Payroll to Population employment rate (P2P), as measured by Gallup, was 44.5% for the month of April, up from 43.4% in March. This is the highest P2P rate so far in 2013, but is still more than a percentage point lower than the 45.7% seen last October, the highest […]

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<a href=http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=4773 target=_blank >The Conference Board Employment Trends Index Down Slightly in March</a>

Employment Trends Index Still Signaling Moderate Job Growth The Conference Board Employment Trends Index declined in March. The index now stands at 111.20, down from 111.43 (an upward revision) in February. The March figure is 3.7% higher than a year ago. “Despite the decline in March, the Employment Trends index is still signaling moderate job growth […]

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Temporary Staffing Industry Indicators Mixed, SIA Pulse Survey

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Temporary Staffing Industry Indicators Mixed, SIA Pulse Survey

The outlook for the temporary staffing industry remains mixed although net new orders rebounded significant from an all-time low last month, according February’s Pulse Survey update by Staffing Industry Analysts. Temporary staffing revenue growth accelerated to 15% in January from 11% in December, according to the survey. However, a number of other indicators deteriorated and […]

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From Kenya Slum Dweller To Company Director Creating Jobs

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From Kenya Slum Dweller To Company Director Creating Jobs

Lorna Rutto, Director, Eco-Post Recycling, Kenya ILO photo ILO News– Lorna Rutto was born in one of the most stunning parts of Kenya – the Rift Valley region of Nakuru, home to wildlife, pink flamingos and dormant volcanoes. But amidst this natural beauty are the sprawling slums of Kaptembwa where she grew up, on the […]

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Imports Helped Kill The Twinkie, Hostess Brands Workers Get Assistance

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Imports Helped Kill The Twinkie, Hostess Brands Workers Get Assistance

By WideWorldOfWork.com— Imports of cheap baked goods helped kill the Twinkie and the Ding Dong. A U.S. Department of Labor investigation has found that increased imports of baked products contributed importantly to Hostess Brands’ sales declines, worker layoffs and ultimately its bankruptcy liquidation. The DOL says that the approximately 18,000 workers laid off in 48 […]

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