Tag: Japan

Where the New Jobs Are

Recruiting Daily Advisor recently looked at the industry with the most job openings, and health care certainly owns that title. But another industry holds the top spot for most new jobs, and that industry is renewable energy.

It’s Time for the U.S. to Reskill on the Basics

By Ryan M. Frischmann In a recent survey, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) asked the question: “Is it time for the U.S. to reskill?” and the answer was a resounding “yes.” Ryan M. Frischmann, author of A Skills-Based Approach to Developing a Career, has more on the problem.

More Info on the Talent War

According to a new survey, companies across the globe are suffering from a talent shortage. Many employers are citing skilled trades as the roles that are hardest to fill, for the seventh consecutive year. As talent shortages worsen, companies are increasingly turning to training and development to fill talent gaps and upskill employees.

Smell Harassment: Yes, That’s a Real Thing and There Is Training for It

What is smell harassment? There is no formal definition of this term, at least where Merriam-Webster is concerned. However, it can be defined as a person—or group of people—who is offended by the way another person smells, particularly via a person’s body odor or bad breath. This touchy subject can also open Pandora’s Box for […]

Work-life Challenges Across Generations: Millennials, Parents Hit Hardest

Knowing that Millennials and parents are under increasing pressure, EY, a company that provides professional services, conducted a survey to understand what employees seek in a job—why they quit, why they stay, and how this differs by generation. The study consisted of approximately 9700 adults aged 18 through 67—who are full time employees—across a variety […]

What a Way to Go—But It Has Its Ups and Downs

Workers in Japan whose employers’ offices are in high-rise buildings can feel relieved.  As part of emergency planning for earthquakes and other disasters, the Japanese government is planning on mandating toilets on elevators!