workforce

 

Soap Box: Labor Shortage Calls for Creative Solutions

TWO DEMOGRAPHIC TRENDS in the U.S. workforce are converging to create a perfect storm for employers in the coming years. First, the U.S. workforce is aging. By 2010 nearly one in three American workers will be over the age of 50. Second, more than 21 million new jobs are expected to be created in the […]

Round Table

On the America COMPETES Act, which, in part, reforms high-tech innovation policy The American economy is the envy of the world, and we need to keep it that way. Pres. George W. Bush [O]ur workforce must have the technical skills to make it advantageous for companies to keep their businesses here in the U.S. instead […]

NOT NECESSARILY NEWS

For every lonely heart who has spied his soulmate in traffic, only to watch her speed away once the light turns green, www.flirtingintraffic.com has come to the rescue. The Web site collects headshots and bios of flirts and assigns each a numbered sticker, or Flirting ID, to affix to their car bumpers. When other members […]

Info Directions Releases Latest Version, Partners for Workforce Management

Info Directions Inc. will launch a new module for plant inventory, enhance support for E911 and the master street address guide (MSAG), and implement new workforce management capabilities within the next release of its net-centric OSS platform, CostGuard.NET. CostGuard.NET V. 8.04, scheduled for next quarter, will offer inventory tracking of equipment between customer service addresses […]

Dynegy Global Communications to Pursue Ventures

Dynegy Inc. (www.dynegy.com), the Houston-based energy merchant, has assured investors for months its telecommunications unit will get out of the red. In the meantime, Dynegy has disclosed its network isn’t worth its original value. For the second consecutive quarter, Dynegy said it would post approximately a $300 million charge to reflect a noncash writedown in […]

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