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522
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There is an obvious positive correlation between education and the state's work-force preparedness and economic development.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 55 Issue 4, Spring 1990, p20-25, il, bibl, f
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4865
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A report released on Labor Day 2000, by The Common Sense Foundation, a Raleigh-based Think Tank, compares labor in North Carolina to the other states. Among worker areas compared are wages and benefits; income and poverty; workplace inequality; and occupational safety. The report ranks the state 30th in the country. On the positive side, workplace injuries are down.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 17 Issue 40, Oct 2000, p19,21, il Periodical Website
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9759
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With a large number of baby boomers hitting retirement age, the state and nation are poised for a workforce crisis. Jacobson makes the case for workforce planning, or the process through which organizations either governmental or private prepare for present and future worker needs; describes the steps in the process; and examines planning efforts in some of the state's municipalities.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 72 Issue 2, Winter 2007, p9-25, il, f
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9761
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The number of people living on farms nationwide underwent a dramatic change in the hundred years between 1890 and 1990, dropping from 98 percent of the total population to 2 percent. Whitmire discusses how workforce and succession planning can also apply to the state's small family-farm businesses.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 72 Issue 2, Winter 2007, p34-42, il, f
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27865
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Research by the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina found new records on the apprenticeship system, trade guilds and material culture in Carolinas. The records are of convicts, indentures, redemptioners, enslaved African American and American Indian labor and apprentices.
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30519
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North Carolina's labor force has been excelling in acquiring new skills and techniques to keep up with the rapidly growing and changing industrial and manufacturing climate of the state. Especially with the fields of electronics and electrical products, which there has been little experience in the state in the past, North Carolinians are quickly stepping up and learning the tricks and tools of the trade.
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30957
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A Poll Surveying workforce-aged individuals, outlines the economic and location preferences based on generational differences. Three attributes found that are key to the millennial generation are local access to work, amenities and affordable cost of living.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 40 Issue , 2015, p40-42, il
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31282
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In response to rising labor market requirements and advances in research and technology, new jobs are becoming available in occupations that require higher degrees of training and education. Consequently, colleges and universities are playing a crucial role in providing labor force skills and educational achievements needed to supply the demand.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 22 Issue 4, September 1964, p22-23, 35, il, por
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36283
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How businesses in North Carolina made the top one hundred list of best employers were offering benefits beyond paid vacations. As for these companies’ productivity, play didn’t generate a dearth of work. Survey results asserted a ninety-two percent engagement rate for these companies’ employees. Businesses such as nCino, Visionpoint Marketing, and N2 Publishing boasted perks such as free food, paid time off to volunteer, employees creating their own schedules, dogs allowed at work, and elder care assistance for employees.