Archives for Tag “Human Resources”

Labor Ascending

August 4th, 2015

When the topic of economic output comes up, economists are quick to formulate equations that point to capital and labor as the essential ingredients that every company needs. While no one argues that these two inputs are absolutely necessary, a constant battle has been waged over the years between academics and business leaders as to whether capital or labor is more important....

How to Attract and Retain Qualified Talents to your Company

November 27th, 2014
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A recent study by Towers Watson has revealed some effective ways to attract and retain critical-skilled employees. According to the study, 66% of organizations have experienced difficulties appealing to such employees and 41% have had problems keeping them around.  Both of these percentages have increased in the past 4 years, indicating a trend that the competition for critical-skill employees is intensifying. In...

How to Attract STEM Candidates to Your Company

October 1st, 2014

Scientists, technologists, engineers, mathematicians – experts continue highlighting the increasing shortages of qualified talents in the STEM field each and every day. According to a study by Towers Watson, 66% of organizations have experienced difficulties appealing to STEM talents and 41% have also had problems retaining them. Therefore, it is crucial to learn how to find skilled candidates in these fields and...

Strengthen Graduates, Reduce Unemployment, Spur Innovation in Europe

July 15th, 2014

INNSBRUCK, July 9, 2014 – Whether developing medical technology, energy resources, information technology or bioengineering – the future is in the so-called STEM sector. Qualified skilled workers from the academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are in higher demand than ever before. As their importance for the European economy intensifies, so too does the shortage of employees in this area....