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Global Hiring Intentions Mixed, but U.S. Remains Strong

Jobseekers rejoice, the job market continues to work in your favor. But for recruiters and hiring managers, the struggle to find top talent rages on. The hiring challenges are not just limited to the United State, however, as new survey findings reveal that global hiring intentions vary based on location.

Tech Worker Shortage Not Confined to United States

Recruiting Daily Advisor recently reported on tech hiring in the United States, citing a survey that finds companies nationwide except to increase staff during the first half of 2018, creating increased competition for tech talent. In Europe, employers are also confronting tech talent challenges.

How Apprenticeships Close Skills Gaps and Expand Opportunity

Organizations are always on the lookout for innovative training opportunities that can help close the skills gap. One such company is the Dow Chemical Company (Dow), which has successfully run apprenticeship programs across Europe for 40 years and has recently reached an important milestone with its U.S. program.

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Health Benefit Costs Still Rising Worldwide, Survey Finds

The cost of employer-provided healthcare benefits around the globe continues to climb with little relief in sight, according to a survey of health insurers by Willis Towers Watson. Insurers attribute this trend to the cost of hospital/inpatient and outpatient medical services, advanced medical technology, and the overuse and overprescribing of services.

Survey Says: Skills Gap Costs Employers $1 Million Annually

It’s one of today’s most vexing economic puzzles: Why can’t employers find workers to fill their positions when approximately 7.5 million Americans are unemployed, and millions more are working part time because they can’t find full-time positions or have given up looking for work altogether?