“Despite the recent stock market volatility, consumers expressed greater optimism about short-term prospects for business and labor market conditions, as well as their financial prospects," the Conference Board said.
“Job polarization,” which means more positions are concentrated at the higher and lower ends, has kept 1.9 million more prime-age men unemployed in 2016.
In terms of real wage growth, 2017 wasn't a great year, and for nonsupervisory workers, it was especially slow.
Recent actions by the federal government open the way for this alternative approach to health insurance.
"The Vehicle Assembly Center and its project-based learning approach promise to prepare a workforce with the skills needed to be successful in the premium automotive industry,” said Knudt Flor, CEO of BMW Manufacturing.
Employees welcome AI if it automates time-consuming internal processes, helps better balance their workload or increases fairness in subjective decisions.
For employees lucky enough to have access to formal training, 43% report that it’s ineffective.
Northeast Indiana offers a supportive business environment for manufacturing, helping to keep musical instrument making on a high note.
Public-private workforce programs supply the region's 250 aerospace-related companies.