SOME COMMITMENTS FOR THE NEW YEAR
For those of you who have trouble selecting new avenues to follow, let me offer you a few suggestions from my goal setting program from which to choose:
In a new World of Work Insight Paper Titled: "Strategic Migration – a Short-Term Solution to the Skilled Trades Shortage," Manpower warns that as the global economy recovers, it is necessary to implement strategic migration policies in order to create a mobile workforce and plug the gap of skilled workers
“ Most people have convictions about what is right and wrong based on religious beliefs, cultural roots, family background, personal experiences, laws, organizational values, professional norms and political habits. These are not the best values to make ethical decisions by — not because they are unimportant, but because they are not universal. In contrast to consensus ethical values - such basics as trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship - personal and professional beliefs vary over time, among cultures and among members of the same society.
You may be eligible for assistance under the federal Trade Act also known as Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) if you lost your job or your hours were cut due to foreign imports or shifts of U.S. production.
There has been a great deal of conversation over the past couple decades around the so-called war for talent. Books and whitepapers have been written. Hours have been billed and speeches have been given. Talent certainly matters, and there is certainly competition for talent, but what remains unaddressed inside most organizations is the war on talent.