Employment

Resource pages for "Employment"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


labor-shortages

Labor Shortages To Have Uneven Effect Across U.S.

As demographic transformation continues, qualified workers are fast becoming scarce in many states, according to a new report from The Conference Board.
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Expatriates Vote Singapore Best Place to Live and Work

Singapore has earned the top spot in the eighth annual Expat Explorer country league table, with expatriates praising the city-state’s opportunities for career development, appealing salaries, and an excellent quality of life.
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Millennial Report: Winning Talent Through Workplace Strategies

Study cites influence of site selection and space design on employee value proposition.

What Job Defines Your State?

CareerBuilder and its Economic Modeling Specialists division have released a report that reveals which job is most typically associated with each state.
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U.S. Office Sector Fundamentals Heating Up

The top 10 strongest markets in terms of demand for office space were New York, San Jose, Sacramento, Chicago, Boston, Denver, Los Angeles, Raleigh, San Diego, and Baltimore.
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Executives Optimistic About US Economy In 2015

Capital investments, deals expected to increase; Mideast turmoil not necessarily biggest challenge.
BPO/ITeS companies will be competing for candidates with exceptional data mining abilities.

Data Mining Expertise | Future Skill Set Requirement For CFOs

Majority of CFOs say business analytics know-how mandatory for accounting and finance professionals.
Building a Nation of Makers

New Report Examines How To Create Manufacturing Jobs

UVa Miller Center's Milstein Commission has released a report on creating manufacturing Jobs; report is first in a series on restoring middle-class jobs.

Can Solar Gardens Grow Jobs?

Massachusetts joins the states permitting regional solar-array utilities.
TD Bank Green Attitudes

Employees Place High Standards On Employers’ Environmental Practices

Nearly one-quarter of respondents of new TD Bank Environmental Attitudes Survey said they would refuse a job if they disagreed with the organization's sustainable impact.

All the Way Back

The United States finally has recovered all of the jobs we lost in the Great Recession.
Logistics Job Security

Confidence Growing Among Manufacturing And Logistics Workers

Job security and economic outlook within the manufacturing and logistics sectors on the upswing according to a recent survey from Randstad.
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State Focus: Pennsylvania – Built To Advance

As the keystone state supports the industries of today, Pennsylvania also is well-positioned for tomorrow.
Data Center Racks

CFOs Increasingly Optimistic About Economic Growth

Concern over competitive environment rising; top areas for increased spending include technology (64%), existing facilities (42%) and workforce hiring (40%) in 2014.

2014’s Top Occupations And Metros For Temporary Employment Growth

CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists release 2014's top occupations and metros for temporary employment growth.

Industry Experts Added to LiveXchange Executive Conference Program

The 10th annual Business Facilities LiveXchange is only a few months away.  If your company is planning to expand or relocate its operations, you...

Cautious Hiring To Continue In The New Year

More jobs coming back to U.S. shores; part-time and temporary hiring to increase; U.S. debt negotiations and the Affordable Care Act factor into hiring activity.

David Brandon to Speak at 2014 LiveXchange

David Brandon, Senior Vice President at Site Selection Group, has signed on to speak at the 2014 Business Facilities LiveXchange event.  LiveXchange will take...

Commercial Real Estate Recovery To Accelerate In 2014

JLL forecasts investment volumes up 10 percent and leasing markets to moderately improve.

November Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business® Indicates Slow Growth

Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector grew in November for the 47th consecutive month, say the nation's purchasing and supply executives.

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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