The growth of Chinese multinational corporations will intensify talent competition in 2015, according to the latest annual Global Salary Survey from professional recruitment consultancy Robert Walters. Professionals now view Chinese companies as an attractive employment option due to their promising prospects and competitive remuneration packages – which often include employee stock options.
At a time when technological innovations offer new growth opportunities for the manufacturing sector, a lack of talent from "rising generations" threatens its future vitality, according to ThomasNet.com's Industry Market Barometer research.
Export manufacturing has recently become the unsung hero of the U.S. economy. Despite all the public focus on the U.S. trade deficit, little attention has been paid to the fact that the country's exports have been growing more than seven times faster than GDP since 2005. As a share of the U.S. economy, in fact, exports are at their highest point in 50 years.
Increasing optimism in the U.S. economy has translated into a heightened confidence in regards to the still-shaky job market, a recent survey suggests.
One in four Americans believe now is a "good time" to find a quality job in the U.S., officials at Gallup say, citing a poll based on telephone interviews conducted early last month with a random sampling of over 2,000 adults.