Compensation Strategies http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6626/more en Capture a Composite Picture of the IndustryWeek Best Plants Winners and Finalists http://www.industryweek.com/datasheet/capture-composite-picture-industryweek-best-plants-winners-and-finalists <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/datasheet/capture-composite-picture-industryweek-best-plants-winners-and-finalists" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="The IndustryWeek Best Plants 2014 Statistical Profile" src="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/datasheets/thumbnails/IndustryWeek-Best-Plants-Statistical-Profile-promo.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><div></div>The information contained in this nearly 70-page, data-packed Statistical Profile presents a composite picture of INDUSTRYWEEK’s Best Plants winners and finalists for the past five years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/datasheet/capture-composite-picture-industryweek-best-plants-winners-and-finalists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Compensation Strategies IW Best Practices Reports Education / Training Lean / Six-Sigma Engagement Maintenance IndustryWeek Best Plants Labor / Employment Policy Quality Recruiting / Retention Safety Strategic Planning & Execution Teamwork Leadership Operations Resources Workforce Gold Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:07:00 +0000 170891 at http://www.industryweek.com Obama Seeks Overhaul of Overtime Regulations http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/obama-seeks-overhaul-overtime-regulations <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Obama said he proposes "covering all salaried workers making up to about $50,400," adding that current loopholes leave out people making much less.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/obama-seeks-overhaul-overtime-regulations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/obama-seeks-overhaul-overtime-regulations#comments Compensation Strategies Regulations Operations Workforce The Latest Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:50:00 +0000 170771 at http://www.industryweek.com 5 Tips For Surviving a Sudden Spike in Manufacturing Demand http://www.industryweek.com/engagement/5-tips-surviving-sudden-spike-manufacturing-demand <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Most North American facilities are scrounging for capacity to fill orders. Here are five ideas for taking advantage of the upside without overcommitting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/engagement/5-tips-surviving-sudden-spike-manufacturing-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/engagement/5-tips-surviving-sudden-spike-manufacturing-demand#comments Compensation Strategies Engagement Leadership Operations Supply Chain The Latest Tue, 16 Jun 2015 14:52:00 +0000 169781 at http://www.industryweek.com How American Workers Became Disengaged http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/how-american-workers-became-disengaged <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The causes and consequences of a disengaged workforce.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/how-american-workers-became-disengaged" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/how-american-workers-became-disengaged#comments Compensation Strategies Ideaxchange Engagement Growth Strategies Recruiting / Retention Strategic Planning & Execution Leadership Workforce The Latest Wed, 20 May 2015 18:10:00 +0000 167711 at http://www.industryweek.com Lafarge CEO Gets Big Merger Bonus as Cement Company Plans Job Cuts http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/lafarge-ceo-gets-big-merger-bonus-cement-company-plans-job-cuts <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The board accorded the bonus two days after Holcim shareholders approved the merger by a vote of 94%.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/lafarge-ceo-gets-big-merger-bonus-cement-company-plans-job-cuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/lafarge-ceo-gets-big-merger-bonus-cement-company-plans-job-cuts#comments Compensation Strategies Companies & Executives Labor / Employment Policy Leadership Workforce The Latest Wed, 20 May 2015 11:39:00 +0000 167801 at http://www.industryweek.com Holcim The Kind of Training We Need In Manufacturing http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/kind-training-we-need-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Manufacturers must provide apprenticeship training in order to eliminate the skilled workforce shortage.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/kind-training-we-need-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/kind-training-we-need-manufacturing#comments Compensation Strategies Education / Training Recruiting / Retention Workforce The Latest Thu, 30 Apr 2015 19:00:00 +0000 165671 at http://www.industryweek.com Are Private Exchanges Right for Your Company? http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/are-private-exchanges-right-your-company <div class="field-byline"> Randall K. 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Abbott, senior strategist, Towers Watson </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Staying under the ACA's 'Cadillac Tax' trigger will require you to change your health care strategies. 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