Workforce en Making Talent Part of Your Supply Chain Strategy <div class="field-byline"> Joseph Roussel, PwC </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Industry leaders regard talent to be as critical to superior supply chain performance as organizational structures, processes, tools and systems—if not more so.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education / Training Planning & Forecasting Supply Chain Workforce News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:00:00 +0000 151571 at Image: Thinkstock Five Steps to a Happier Life <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Are you happy? In the days of &quot;he&#39;s lucky he has a job,&quot; that might have been a largely irrelevant question. Not anymore.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Leadership Workforce Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:22:00 +0000 151581 at The Labor Volatility Index (LVIX) <div class="field-byline"> John Frehse and Robert Henley </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Volatility rarely impacted individuals in the past because volatility challenges were handled with high levels of inventory.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor / Employment Policy Workforce News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:43:00 +0000 151301 at Workers Strike for Better Pay at Embraer <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The workers downed tools on the day Embraer presented its new KC-390 military transport plane as part of plans to ramp up its presence in the military sector.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Workforce News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:01:00 +0000 151271 at <p><em>&nbsp;Photo Courtesy of Embraer</em></p> Chicago is Getting to Work Filling Manufacturing Jobs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The program will focus on three areas of need: raising awareness of manufacturing jobs in the city’s and the region’s manufacturing sector; increasing capacity at existing workforce organizations to help them to match job seekers to jobs and training programs that meet the needs of area manufacturing businesses; and facilitating coordination through a web portal that will connect job seekers with training and employment opportunities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Expansion Management Workforce News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:53:00 +0000 151251 at <p>Mayor Rahm Emanuel</p> <p><em>Copyright Alex Wong, Getty Images News</em></p> Boss Gives Workers Cars, Home Deposits, Jewelry for Loyalty <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Dholakia's complex loyalty program, in which employees earn points in 25 criteria, has been in place for five years, but this year the rewards have reached new heights.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corporate Culture Emerging Markets Engagement Leadership News Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:08:00 +0000 151161 at Getty Images A Clue About Kids: They Dig Fast Cars <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>The best way to get kids amped about manufacturing? Push their buttons.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/team-play">Team Play</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education / Training Engagement Recruiting / Retention Workforce Team Play Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:02:00 +0000 151031 at <p>The Bloodhound Super Sonic Car is displayed at Downing Street in London on June 24, 2013. Wing Commander Andy Green will be driving the Bloodhound SSC during a land speed record attempt in South Africa next year. (Photo by Dan Dennison/Getty Images)</p> Promote to Find Leaders, Not as a Reward <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“One of the major mistakes I see in both startups and established companies is moving their talented contributors to management simply because they are talented contributors,” writes Derek Brown, lead web developer and manager at LinkedIn. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Leadership Operations Workforce News Thu, 16 Oct 2014 21:07:00 +0000 151021 at Getty Images Teamwork: It Starts at the Top <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p><strong><em>Teamwork is the engine</em></strong> that drives all great manufacturing endeavors. Unfortunately, this axiom sometimes gets forgotten in the offices and boardrooms where managers and executives chart a company&#39;s course.</p> <p>This slideshow, compiled from an infographic created by <strong>Davitt Corporate Partners</strong>, presents some useful facts, research and observations about teamwork, and provides illuminating examples of teamwork in action.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Teamwork Workforce Thu, 16 Oct 2014 20:12:00 +0000 151011 at Where Should Supply Management Report in a Manufacturing Organization’s Hierarchy? <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Supply management should not report to product engineering or to finance, so which department should they report to?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/next-generation-supply-management">Next Generation Supply Management</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corporate Finance & Tax Procurement Supplier Relationships Finance Leadership Operations Supply Chain Workforce Next Generation Supply Management Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:30:00 +0000 150951 at