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GM Signals New Employment Objectives Amid Layoffs

General Motors (GM)—America’s largest automobile manufacturer—recently announced it would be offering buyouts to roughly 18,000 salaried workers. Unfortunately for the automotive giant, only about 2,250 employees went for that offer.

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Could GM’s Recent Announcement Be a Sign of Things to Come?

The Trump Administration’s 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was supposed to give employers the chance to save money and give back to their workforce by creating jobs and offering higher wages, but with the recent announcement that General Motors (GM) was cutting almost 15,000 jobs across the country, it makes you wonder if this […]

Finding Hidden Skills for a Good Cultural Fit

In Friday’s Advisor, we heard from Karyn Mullins, the Executive VP and GM at MedReps concerning how medical sales recruiting can help recruiters in other fields. Today, we’ll look at what she has to say about hidden skills and benefits.

Are You Recruiting for ‘New Collar’ Jobs?

Technical skills are now required for a wide range of positions. Even many jobs that were once known as “blue collar” have been dubbed “new collar,” because the skills requirements have changed.

Manager Fired While on Leave May Have Interference Claim

By Tara Eberline, JD In addition to giving employees the right to job-protected leave, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides two avenues of relief for an employee when his employer doesn’t comply with its obligations under the law. Read the following article to learn about the distinctions between FMLA interference and retaliation claims […]

Management and Employees Shouldn’t Be Enemies

The other day a colleague brought a recent New York Times article to my attention. The headline read, “A Once-Defiant U.A.W. Local Now Focuses on G.M.’s Success.” Excuse my naivete, but why wouldn’t the employees of a company always have been focused on the company’s success? Is there ever an excuse for an employee not […]

It’s the Customer, Stupid

It’s hard to believe but 2009 is coming to an end. For many, 2009 can’t be over soon enough. For most businesses, it has been a challenging year. And while we’ve seen a rebound in the stock market, most companies are reporting earnings that, while they beat analysts’ estimates, are still significantly less than they […]