Tag: labor market

Logistics, Process

How Trucking Tackles a Tough Labor Market

October 19, 2023

Via: Transport Topics

The trucking industry is working to overcome employment obstacles amid a tightening labor market and soft economy, a panel of experts said Oct. 16 during American Trucking Associations’ 2023 Management Conference & Exhibition. “The economic outlook is not fantastic, but […]


Apple Raises Salary Budget Amid Tight Labor Market

May 25, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Apple Inc. AAPL 0.11%▲ is boosting pay for workers amid rising inflation, a tight labor market and unionization pushes among hourly store employees. The iPhone maker on Wednesday told employees in an email that the company is increasing its overall […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Improving Recruiting Efforts to Fill Manufacturing Roles

January 31, 2022

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Manufacturing organizations are thriving, despite the challenges with the labor market over the past two years. Many are now hiring employees at volume to keep up with increased consumer demand and high turnover rates. Recruiters in this industry have a […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

US Factories Paying More to Hire and Keep Staff, Survey Shows

November 14, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Most U.S. manufacturers are paying workers more to keep production humming amid a shortage of skilled labor — and it’s working. More than four in five firms in the industry are raising wages or boosting signing bonuses, according to a […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Manufacturing Adds Jobs for Seventh Time in Eight Months

August 7, 2017

Via: Industry Week

The U.S. labor market hit its stride in July, as employers added workers at a solid clip, the jobless rate matched a 16-year low and monthly wage growth picked up. Payrolls rose 209,000 in July, well above the estimate of 180,000, […]