Demographics

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Leadership

Ivanka Trump Urges India to Boost Women in Workplace

Nov. 29, 2017
India is one of the world's fastest growing major economies but also has one of the lowest rates of female employment, a trend that has worsened over the last decade.
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Talent

The Top Skilled Trades Opportunities in Manufacturing

Nov. 7, 2017
This slideshow looks at the top opportunities in skilled trades and where the most demand is.
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Talent

Japan's Richest Village Can't Find Workers for Its Factory

Aug. 25, 2017
While economists and the Bank of Japan point to the shrinking population as an opportunity for companies to increase automation and productivity, not all jobs can be done by machines...
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Demographics

Freeland Says Canada Won't Take Just Any Deal in NAFTA Talks

Aug. 14, 2017
Among Canada’s six main objectives is a desire to make NAFTA more current to capitalize on a digital revolution and make it “more progressive’’ through stronger labor and environmental...
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Demographics

German Industrial Output Unexpectedly Falls First Time This Year

Aug. 7, 2017
With strong orders pointing to a likely pickup in manufacturing, the report is unlikely to mark a turning point for the German economy. Business confidence is at a record high...

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Labor / Employment Policy

Deadly Dispute at Auto Giant Highlights India's Jobs Malaise

March 10, 2017
The Maruti Suzuki case reveals the potential for violent unrest at one of the biggest success stories of foreign investment in Indian manufacturing.
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Toyota Sold One Prius in China in December, as Demand Disappears

Feb. 15, 2017
Chinese consumers have never warmed to the gas-electric hybrid car, a mainstay of the U.S. green-car movement.
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Economists Present Predictions for 2017 San Diego Economy

Jan. 26, 2017
Steady recovery predicted for manufacturing at San Diego economic conference.