TITLE

Anybody Here Want a Job?

AUTHOR(S)
Harrington, Ann
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Fortune International (Europe);05/15/2000, Vol. 141 Issue 10, p109
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the difficulty of many companies to hire staff due to the low unemployment rate in the United States, especially in Iowa, where the rate is the lowest. Strategy of Tim Rock to hire prisoners and retirees to work at his printing company; Struggles of companies that remain short on staff; Prevalence of foreign and minority workers hired by Dee Zee, a maker of truck accessories; Problems of turnover and absenteeism due to the availability of better wages at other companies; Efforts to increase the flexibility of remaining employees.
ACCESSION #
3072546

 

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