Regarding layoffs, HP CEO Meg Whitman says, "I think for 2015, in terms of this restructuring, we are done," but adds, "When you split companies apart, often there is a realignment of the workforce. ... We'll see how it goes."
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....More
“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....More
Teamwork is the engine that drives all great manufacturing endeavors. Unfortunately, this axiom sometimes gets forgotten in the offices and boardrooms where managers and executives chart a company's course.
This slideshow, compiled from an infographic created by Davitt Corporate Partners, presents some useful facts, research and observations about teamwork, and provides illuminating examples of teamwork in action.
To highlight the importance of manufacturing to the economy of the San Diego region, the city celebrates Manufacturing Week instead of only Manufacturing Day and highlights the need for retooling education to meet manufacturing's workforce challenges....More