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By Joan Andrews, Ready To Work Business Collaborative

Companies are currently facing an interesting dynamic in terms of talent acquisition: their workforce is comprised of Millennials, Gen Xers, and Baby Boomers, and now even Gen Z is entering the mix. With this dynamic in play, does a company’s diversity strategy contain a component of generational inclusion in addition to varying demographics?

By Beverly M. Riddick, RTWBC

The manufacturing industry faces several major challenges, notably a widening skills gap and an aging workforce. U.S. companies will be facing two million job vacancies by 2025 in manufacturing. So why is this a good thing?

By Beverly Riddick, RTWBC

Picture this: You’ve just nailed the interview. The affable ‘Gen X’ hiring manager is walking you out to the elevator. Suddenly she stops, looks around the open-plan office layout and then turns to you: “Do you think you will fit in here?”

By Joan Andrews, RTWBC

As the nation honored and thanked our past and present members of the armed forces this Veterans Day, the Ready To Work Business Collaborative reflected on the employment challenges service members face as they complete their duties and re-enter the civilian workforce. As unemployment has decreased across all sectors, so have unemployment rates among the veteran population as well. Or so it seems.

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