Workforce http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6625/more en Rolls-Royce to Cut 300 More Management Posts as Profit Sputters http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/rolls-royce-cut-300-more-management-posts-profit-sputters <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With other cuts made earlier, all-told Rolls-Royce plans to cut between 20% and 25% of its 2,000 management positions. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/rolls-royce-cut-300-more-management-posts-profit-sputters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/rolls-royce-cut-300-more-management-posts-profit-sputters#comments Companies & Executives Workforce Thu, 05 May 2016 18:57:00 +0000 281171 at http://www.industryweek.com Rolls Royce Chatbots Are Your Newest, Dumbest Co-Workers http://www.industryweek.com/robotics/chatbots-are-your-newest-dumbest-co-workers <div class="field-byline"> Rebecca Greenfield, Bloomberg News </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Chatbots, the much-hyped future of the Internet, have had a rough start in the consumer world, but many of us might have our first taste of robot communication at the office.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/robotics/chatbots-are-your-newest-dumbest-co-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/robotics/chatbots-are-your-newest-dumbest-co-workers#comments Robotics Workforce The Latest Thu, 05 May 2016 18:24:00 +0000 281161 at http://www.industryweek.com Companies Added 156,000 Workers in April http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/companies-added-156000-workers-april <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>However goods-producing industries, which include manufacturers and builders, cut headcount by 11,000.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/companies-added-156000-workers-april" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/companies-added-156000-workers-april#comments Workforce The Latest Wed, 04 May 2016 20:45:00 +0000 280931 at http://www.industryweek.com Scott Olson/Getty Images Productivity in U.S. Decreases for a Second Straight Quarter http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/productivity-us-decreases-second-straight-quarter <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The measure of employee output per hour fell at a 1% annualized rate from January through March after a 1.7% decline in the fourth quarter. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/productivity-us-decreases-second-straight-quarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/productivity-us-decreases-second-straight-quarter#comments Global Economy Workforce The Latest Wed, 04 May 2016 12:57:00 +0000 280881 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Will GE's Saucy Campaign Attract Hottest New Hires? http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/will-ges-saucy-campaign-attract-hottest-new-hires <div class="field-byline"> Richard Clough, Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>General Electric wants the best and brightest young engineers to know the company manufactures a lot more than just light bulbs, like jet engines, turbine tech --- and hot sauce?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/will-ges-saucy-campaign-attract-hottest-new-hires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/will-ges-saucy-campaign-attract-hottest-new-hires#comments Companies & Executives Recruiting / Retention Leadership The Latest Tue, 03 May 2016 16:18:00 +0000 280701 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>GE is selling 1,000 bottles of a hot sauce packaged in silicone carbide and ceramic&nbsp;matrix composites.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Image: GE/Thrillist A Robust U.S. Mining Industry Means More Manufacturing, More Jobs http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/robust-us-mining-industry-means-more-manufacturing-more-jobs <div class="field-byline"> Harry Moser, Founder of the Reshoring Initiative </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Faster permitting could allow U.S. mines to potentially replace half of current mineral imports, reducing the minerals trade deficit by $16 billion annually, and increasing mining employment by about 125,000 workers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/robust-us-mining-industry-means-more-manufacturing-more-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/robust-us-mining-industry-means-more-manufacturing-more-jobs#comments Supply Chain Workforce The Latest Tue, 03 May 2016 15:05:00 +0000 279921 at http://www.industryweek.com Honeywell And NASA Put STEM Education In 'Motion' For Washington Middle Schools http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/honeywell-and-nasa-put-stem-education-motion-washington-middle-schools <div class="field-byline"> PR Newswire </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Honeywell (IW500/34) and NASA are proud to support their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education program with the award-winning, hip-hop educational experience FMA Live! Forces in Motion.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/honeywell-and-nasa-put-stem-education-motion-washington-middle-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/honeywell-and-nasa-put-stem-education-motion-washington-middle-schools#comments IndustryWeek Wire Workforce The Latest Mon, 02 May 2016 18:43:00 +0000 280351 at http://www.industryweek.com German Metalworking Sector Hit by Warning Strikes http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/german-metalworking-sector-hit-warning-strikes <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Among the sites hit with a walkout or stoppage was Daimler in Bremen and plants belonging to Mercedes and ArcelorMittal in Hamburg in the north, a Ford site in Cologne and an Audi factory in Ingolstadt. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/german-metalworking-sector-hit-warning-strikes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/german-metalworking-sector-hit-warning-strikes#comments Workforce The Latest Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:50:00 +0000 279741 at http://www.industryweek.com Human Trafficking Risk Index Provides Supply Chain Transparency http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/human-trafficking-risk-index-provides-supply-chain-transparency <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Nearly 21 million people are victims of forced labor across the world – and 68% of those victims are estimated to support company supply chains.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/human-trafficking-risk-index-provides-supply-chain-transparency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/human-trafficking-risk-index-provides-supply-chain-transparency#comments IndustryWeek Wire MH&L RSS Global Economy Supply Chain Workforce The Latest Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:40:00 +0000 278851 at http://www.industryweek.com Workers Memorial Day 2016: Presidential Proclamation http://www.industryweek.com/safety/workers-memorial-day-2016-presidential-proclamation <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>According to President Barack Obama in a proclamation released for Workers Memorial Day, “The story of America is the story of its workers.” Here is his proclamation in its entirety.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/workers-memorial-day-2016-presidential-proclamation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/workers-memorial-day-2016-presidential-proclamation#comments IndustryWeek Wire EHS Today RSS Safety Leadership Workforce The Latest Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:05:00 +0000 279501 at http://www.industryweek.com Official White House Photo by Pete Souza