Workforce http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6625/more en Onboarding for the 'On Demand' Generation http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/onboarding-demand-generation <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>In manufacturing, onboarding has historically meant, &quot;Fill out some intake forms with HR, do the safety training, then go see Joe on the shop floor who can tell you all you need to know in the five minutes before his lunch break.&quot; That might have worked 20 years ago, but if you want your millennial employees -- who value face time with the boss and organizational transparency -- to stick around past lunch, you&#39;ve got to up your game.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/onboarding-demand-generation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/onboarding-demand-generation#comments Workforce Gold The Latest Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:56:00 +0000 172781 at http://www.industryweek.com Vodafone Plans to Cut 1,300 Spanish Jobs http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/vodafone-plans-cut-1300-spanish-jobs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Vodafone Espana and ONO, the Spanish cable provider purchased by the British communications company last year, will start labor union negotiations in September.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/vodafone-plans-cut-1300-spanish-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/vodafone-plans-cut-1300-spanish-jobs#comments Information Technology Recruiting / Retention Global Economy The Latest Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:21:00 +0000 172711 at http://www.industryweek.com Peter Macdiarmid, Getty Images Manufacturing's Youth Problem http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/manufacturings-youth-problem <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Manufacturing is one of four "promising" sectors for younger workers, but employers aren't doing enough to tap into that, a new Brookings study finds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/manufacturings-youth-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/manufacturings-youth-problem#comments Recruiting / Retention The Latest Fri, 24 Jul 2015 20:45:00 +0000 172521 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Two English Mining Companies Plan for Job Cuts http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/two-english-mining-companies-plan-job-cuts <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In the wake of falling metals prices, Anglo American and Lonmin announce future cuts that will reduce their workforce by a combined 12,000 employees.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/two-english-mining-companies-plan-job-cuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/two-english-mining-companies-plan-job-cuts#comments Environment Labor / Employment Policy Recruiting / Retention Trade The Latest Fri, 24 Jul 2015 15:33:00 +0000 172511 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Two men walk through a mine dump in Johannesburg, South Africa.</p> Christopher Furlong, Getty Images Mitsubishi to Halt US Production http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/mitsubishi-halt-us-production <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>While the company ramps up investment in Asia, it will be the first Japanese automaker to stop production in both the United States and Europe.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/mitsubishi-halt-us-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/mitsubishi-halt-us-production#comments Expansion Management Labor / Employment Policy Transportation Trade The Latest Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:06:00 +0000 172481 at http://www.industryweek.com Scott Olson, Getty Images Looking Past the Loopholes: Are H-1Bs an 'Offshoring' Visa? http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/looking-past-loopholes-are-h-1bs-offshoring-visa <div class="field-byline"> Adams Nager, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Vilifying the H-1B visa as a scapegoat for America’s stubbornly slow-to-improve unemployment rate ignores the immense economic benefits for both firms and workers that are unlocked through high-skilled immigration. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/looking-past-loopholes-are-h-1bs-offshoring-visa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/looking-past-loopholes-are-h-1bs-offshoring-visa#comments Supply Chain Workforce The Latest Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:08:00 +0000 172131 at http://www.industryweek.com Chile Copper Mine Strike Cost: $27 Million a Day http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/chile-copper-mine-strike-cost-27-million-day <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Chile's state mining company, Codelco, said operations during the strike have remained normal at all but one mine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/chile-copper-mine-strike-cost-27-million-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/chile-copper-mine-strike-cost-27-million-day#comments Labor / Employment Policy The Latest Wed, 22 Jul 2015 17:50:00 +0000 172321 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Why You Must Fire with Finesse -- and How to Do It http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/why-you-must-fire-finesse-and-how-do-it <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Here's how to effectively make management and leadership changes (read: to fire someone), maintain the respect of all affected and minimize any negative business impact.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/why-you-must-fire-finesse-and-how-do-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/why-you-must-fire-finesse-and-how-do-it#comments Change Management Labor / Employment Policy Leadership Workforce The Latest Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:00:00 +0000 172221 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock Closing the Gender Gap, and with It, the Skills Gap http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/closing-gender-gap-and-it-skills-gap <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Expecting women to find their way into manufacturing—and thrive in it—by paying lip service to “diversity” isn’t enough, a Manufacturing Institute study finds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/closing-gender-gap-and-it-skills-gap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/closing-gender-gap-and-it-skills-gap#comments Recruiting / Retention The Latest Tue, 21 Jul 2015 20:47:00 +0000 172211 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images As China Moves from Volume to Value, So Do Robots http://www.industryweek.com/robotics/china-moves-volume-value-so-do-robots <div class="field-byline"> Jim Lawton, Rethink Robotics </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>China has given itself 10 years to become a global manufacturing leader. As the country strives to reach that lofty goal, automation and robotics will be key to its success.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/robotics/china-moves-volume-value-so-do-robots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/robotics/china-moves-volume-value-so-do-robots#comments Automation Labor / Employment Policy Robotics Trade The Latest Tue, 21 Jul 2015 19:38:00 +0000 172201 at http://www.industryweek.com Rethink Robotics