why is there a labor shortage in manufacturing?

Author Anita Reller, Oct 3, 2022 8:22:00 AM

With economies starting to recover and consumer spending inching closer to pre-pandemic levels, manufacturing companies around the world are taking steps to return to full production levels. However, the current supply chain disruptions as well as the global labor shortage are major factors hindering this recovery.


how an hr solutions company can help you overcome the global labor shortage.

Author Anita Reller, Sep 26, 2022 8:32:00 AM

After nearly two years of unprecedented business challenges, such as supply chain disruptions, quarantines, remote work transitions, shutdowns and more, many businesses are finally ready to start the recovery process. Fortunately, the global economy in many areas appears to be recovering at a faster rate than most experts predicted. Unfortunately, the ongoing labor shortage may hinder business growth for millions of organizations across the globe.


tips for overcoming today’s global labor shortage.

Author Anita Reller, Sep 19, 2022 8:26:00 AM

Two of the biggest challenges facing today’s companies are supply chain disruptions and the ongoing global labor shortage. In fact, recent studies show that 87% of global employers are already having trouble acquiring the talent they need or anticipate having these challenges in the future.


why is there a global labor shortage?

Author Anita Reller, Sep 12, 2022 9:00:00 AM

As markets begin to stabilize and production levels are slowly rebounding to pre-pandemic levels, companies from around the world have yet another challenge to navigate: the ongoing labor shortage. In fact, studies show that there will be an estimated shortage of 85 million workers around the globe by 2030.


common workforce management mistakes companies make.

Author Anita Reller, Sep 5, 2022 9:00:00 AM

Despite the intense labor shortage and the growing skills gap, 38% of organizations state that they lack the time and financial resources to invest in strategic workforce planning. Many of these companies stated that investments in meeting current staffing needs were their top priority. Unfortunately for these companies, the lack of a workforce planning process can make it very challenging for them to build a workforce fit for the future.


how relevate workforce schedule can improve shift planning.

Author Anita Reller, Aug 29, 2022 9:00:00 AM

Shift scheduling is without a doubt one of the most challenging aspects of workforce management. Between unexpected callouts, sick days and scheduled time off, it can be difficult to ensure that every shift is covered with enough staff to manage productivity levels and maintain compliance.


the workforce planning process: 5 steps to success

Author Anita Reller, Aug 22, 2022 9:00:00 AM

Is your company concerned about securing the right talent, skills and capabilities either for today or the years to come? If so, you’re not alone. According to a recent study, business leaders across the globe rank talent-related concerns as their number one challenge heading into the next decade.


what is workforce planning and why is it important?

Author Anita Reller, Aug 15, 2022 12:15:00 PM

If your company, like many across the globe, is concerned about securing the talent it needs to successfully navigate a post-pandemic market, you’re not alone. According to a recent survey of nearly 1,500 global executives, talent-related challenges remain the number one concern for the upcoming decade.


how randstad can help construction companies hire skilled workers

Author Anita Reller, Aug 8, 2022 8:30:00 AM

The global pandemic made a negative impact on nearly every industry, including the construction sector. Some construction sites faced complete shutdowns as these projects were deemed nonessential. Those companies that we're able to continue working with faced unpredictable challenges, including disruptions in the supply chain, increased material costs and temporary closures due to COVID exposure.


how to attract construction workers

Author Anita Reller, Aug 1, 2022 8:30:00 AM

Like many industries, construction was hit hard during the pandemic. Numerous construction projects, even major developments, were deemed non-essential, which brought construction to a halt. Even companies with projects that were able to continue faced various challenges, such as labor shortages, temporary shut-downs due to exposure and supply chain disruptions. The accumulation of all these factors led to a loss of 6.5 million construction jobs across the globe and a drop in the GDP of more than $60 billion.