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How Senior Star, Country Meadows, SLC Are Rising to Workforce Challenges

The need for caregivers is growing, and senior living providers are faced with the dual challenges of higher wages and a tight labor pool. As a result, more providers are looking at ways to more successfully recruit new talent and improve employee engagement to reduce turnover. Executives from Senior Living Communities, Senior Star and Country …

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The AI Takeover: Are ‘Robots’ Saving or Stunting the American Workforce?

Technology has long shaped the U.S. labor force, from agricultural technology in farming to streamlining medical services through electronic health records and data mining. These advancements have historically led to an increase in jobs, but with the rapid evolution of technological capabilities we’re seeing today at the hand of computer scientists and software engineers, it’s …

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32 Medford workers to be laid off as Nestle USA reduces workforce

MEDFORD, Wis. (WSAW) 32 Nestle USA employees in Medford and about 95 more employees at three other locations across Wisconsin will be laid off as the company reduces its workforce. The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development sent out a mass layoff notice Friday. No reason was provided for the workforce reduction. The first round of …

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How emerging technologies need a digital age workforce

Emerging technologies (Et) are moving faster than we can keep up with.  There are deep concerns about the future of how we define work. Whose jobs might be eliminated? What kind of digital age workforce we will need to harness and drive the advancements of Et? The fields of emerging technologies have endless applications.  While …

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Report: Declining Community College Enrollment Worries Workforce Experts

Community college enrollment declined 11 percent nationwide between 2012 and 2017, according to new research from the Southern Regional Education Board, a drop that may signal workforce trouble ahead as more jobs require advanced skills and credentials. “The institutions most likely to prepare students for the types of jobs coming down the pike are probably …

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Why Information Security is Vital in the Mobile Workforce Device Security

If your employees don’t currently telecommute, chances are that they will in the next decade. Even with former Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer banning home-based work, it was estimated that 20 to 30 million people telecommute at least one day of the week (U.S. Census Bureau). For small business owners this could be good news. Smaller …

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