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How to Build a Productive Organization
Everything you need to respond and hire as demand for IT Professionals increases key to productivity
The right staffing is the one sure way to dramatically boost an organizations productivity. Companies need high performers, which means placing a focus on attracting, developing and retaining top talent at every level. Factors that are critical in this are:
- Understanding what a high-performing organization looks like
- Grasping what high-performing employees want.
- Building appealing job roles
- Creating an enticing workplace culture
When it is necessary to hire, it is critical to make every hire count. There is little room for error. It is crucial for senior-level leadership, human resources and hiring managers to all be on the same page and do the right thing.
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Service sector jobs next to be automated
Service Sector is the next to face mass automation
Future automation will not be taking place in the traditional manufacturing sectors that have already felt the brunt of automation, but in regions that have a preponderance of low-skilled jobs. Most susceptible to job losses are people working in food preparation and serving, office or administrative support, and sales. Las Vegas, for example will see a loss of 65% of it jobs. Service sector employment, once the panacea to a fading manufacturing landscape, will the same losses that the blue-collar sector suffered not so long ago.
Other cities that will see major job losses include: El Paso Texas - 64%, Riverside California - 63%, Greensboro North Carolinia - 63% and seven others with rates at more than 60%.
High paying entry level positions for recent IT graduates
IT compensation and new hiring are up according to the latest IT Salary Survey by Janco
- Data scientist - Median starting salary: $93,500
- Hardware engineer - Median starting salary: $90,000
- Software engineer - Median starting salary: $80,000
- Technology analyst - Median starting salary: $76,000
- Security engineer - Median starting salary: $74,200
- Process development engineer - Median starting salary: $73,000
- User experience design - Median starting salary: $72,000
H-1B visa program under review - possible overhaul
S Corporations pay more to average H-1B Visa holders than do non-US Companies
The U.S. government received 199,000 H-1B visa petitions for the upcoming 2018 fiscal year -- 37,000 less than in 2016. The U.S. received 236,000 visa petitions for the current fiscal year. In fiscal year 2016, there were 233,000 requests; the year before that, there were 172,500.
The government will issue 85,000 H-1B visas via a computer-generated lottery. The winners will be able to use their visas at the start of the federal fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1.
Janco sees the President's actions and campaign rhetoric as having had an impact on the offshore outsourcing industry, which includes the largest users of H-1B visa workers. Firms considering shipping IT jobs overseas appear now to be more cautious than in recent years.
Labor Participation Rate is improving as more people look for jobs
There are over 94,502,000 (unadjusted) individuals excluded from the labor force and the unemployment statistics
Among the 94.5 million individuals excluded from the labor force in March 2017, there were 460,000 discouraged workers - a decrease of 66,000 workers from February and 125,000 from prior year in March. This is a significant improvement.
There are 88,994,000 who just do not want work at all. That is a decrease of 129,000 from February and 526,000 from March of last year.more info