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New York Considers Minimum Wage Increase

Small-business owners in New York upset over plan to raise the minimum wage. The New York state legislature is considering increasing the minimum wage in the state by $1.25 to $8.50, and also index it to inflation, the New York Post reported. A spokesperson for Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said he is “optimistic” that the

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Retail Hiring at Highest Level Since End of Recession

October report shows retail hiring up 12.6% in September. Kronos Inc. has released the Kronos Retail Labor Index, a family of metrics and indices that characterize the current state of the demand and supply sides of the labor market within the U.S. retail sector. The analysis and write-up prepared by Macroeconomic Advisers LLC shows The

People Machine

  Silver Creek Technologies has created its Sysdine People Resource Management software to help employers find the best-suited employees for their businesses. SysdineXL as part of Sysdine 8.0 arrives with a number of important new features, adding to its power and ease of use. In Values-Based Hiring, attitude survey results for each applicant are now

The Economic Reality of Recruiting

Just 24 months ago, anyone who wanted a frontline, hourly worker’s job only needed a pulse to get hired. Now, we are faced with staggering unemployment, massive underemployment and tremendous job dissatisfaction. A new report releases from The Conference Board found that just 45% of workers in the U.S. were satisfied with their jobs, the

Managing Today’s Retail Workforce

Because major shifts in the economy have created unparalleled effects on the labor market, Convenience Store Decisions and Humetrics Inc. collaborated on our first ever human resources study in order to help convenience store owners understand the actions those in our industry are taking–or planning to take–in the coming months. An in-depth survey asked more

Appreciate Your Antique Assets

A great source of dedication and experience, seniors can excel throughout the entire organization. Surfing through the TV channels recently, I paused to watch a few minutes of the popular Antiques Road Show program. I was amazed at the value we place on antiques in this country, how they appreciate with time. Indeed, the older

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