THE BIG PICTURE
- ...in brief. // Personnel Today;6/8/2004, p3
The article presents news briefs related to the personnel industry. HR departments need to keep an eye on rising fuel prices to ensure employees are not left out of pocket, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development has advised. It said that if the high prices, continue, companies may...
- Employers Taking Steps To Alleviate Impact of Gas Prices on Staff. // BusinessWest;8/21/2006, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p50
The article presents the result of a survey conducted by Robert Half International Inc., on the guidelines implemented by companies in the United States, to help reduce the impact of higher gas prices on their employees. They include the increase of expense guidelines for employee-incurred...
- The health-care obligation of business. // New Hampshire Business Review;11/11/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 24, p22
Comments on the energy cost and health-care obligation of business in New Hampshire. Complexity in solving energy problems; Responsibility of businesses to provide health-care coverage to their employees; Challenges encountered by businesses aside from health-care coverage.
- High Fuel Costs Affect Work-Life Balance. // T+D;Sep2006, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p18
The article reports on the costs of fuel, which affect the balance of leisure and jobs, in the U.S., based from a recent online survey conducted by Manpower. From a total of nine hundred respondents, 76 percent confirmed that rising gasoline prices are affecting their work-life balance. Survey...
- Skills shortages identified as greatest threat to UK growth. // Personnel Today;1/10/2006, p4
The article reports that, according to new research by the British Department for Education and Skills (DfES), British employers see skills shortages as a greater threat to business performance than falling consumer spending and rising oil prices. More than eight in 10 employers surveyed by the...
- ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL DATA. // Caribbean Business;7/11/2013, Vol. 41 Issue 26, p15
The article presents statistics on the economic and financial data for the U.S. from the Institute of Supply Managers Manufacturing Index, which highlights the price of petroleum, the performance of the manufacturing sector, and the nonfarm salaried employment. INSET: The Future of Local Business.
- Driver recruiters feeling pinch as rising fuel hits. Simons, Graham // Recruiter;7/9/2008, p6
The article reports on the impact of fuel cost hikes to hauliers and driver recruiters in Great Britain. It notes that small to medium-sized haulage firms are unable to absorb the cost of fuel which resulted to a second protest calling for a cut in fuel duty. Meanwhile, the fuel crisis has also...
- Rising fuel costs provide new growth opportunities. // Toledo Business Journal;Jul2008, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p1
The author examines the positive effects of the rising fuel costs on northwest Ohio and southwest Michigan. He explains that the rising costs of fuel is leading manufacturers to reassess their supply chain strategies involving both offshore sourcing and domestic suppliers in the country. Their...
- AdWatch. Cardona, Mercedes M. // Advertising Age;5/24/2004, Vol. 75 Issue 21, p8
Presents an update on economic issues facing the U.S. advertising industry as of May 2004. Percentage of growth in employment in advertising in February 2004; Impact of the rising price of petroleum on advertising and media stocks.