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Giving Ex-Offenders their Next Chance

    According to the U.S. Department of Justice, nine million convicted criminals, most non-violent offenders, rotate into and out of various correctional facilities each year.  Over 650,000 of these enter into communities needing some type of job.  These astounding statistics represent a vast and diverse workforce that is largely untapped.  Given the size of this important labor pool, the …

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Hiring the Next-Generation Workforce

    Earlier this month, Automation:  Preparing for a Next Generation Workforce outlined some of the advantages and disadvantages of the increased focus and reliance on mechanical and software automation technologies to replace routine tasks.  When a company is considering investing in automation or AI (artificial intelligence) technology, what are some considerations for managers regarding human resource requirements for future-forward …

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Automation: Preparing for a Next-Generation Workforce

As if Americans do not have enough to worry about, government reports and economists say up to 50% of workers should be prepared to be displaced by automation within the next two decades.  However, this is not startling news; a Pew Research Center poll conducted in 2015 showed that 65% of the 2,001 adults polled expected that “within 50 years …

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Will President-Elect Trump Bring More or Less Regulations to the Workplace?

  Even before the January 20 Inauguration, employers are seeing some impact in the results of the most recent presidential election. But will Present-Elect Donald Trump bring more or less regulations to the workplace? It is important to know the ways that this administration will affect businesses across the country. Here are some of the things you should know about …