US initial jobless claims fall by 60,000, but recovery remains ‘lethargic’

Released on June 25, 2020 US initial jobless claims fell by 60,000 in the week ended June 20 from the previous week to a total of almost 1.5 million, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by the US Department of Labor. However, the previous week’s level was revised upward by 32,000. The four-week movingRead More

An Unprecedented Opportunity to Hire Great Talent!

In a recent Harvard Business Review article, Claudio Fernández-Aráoz makes a compelling case to seize the moment in hiring great people. Ths business disruption over past months has created an unprecedented opportunity. He encourages business leaders to think beyond survival and look for opportunities this crisis has created. Chief among them is the chance toRead More

WorldBridge Partners Sacramento Managing Partner Dave Sanders Event Chair for TechEdge Conference

George Foreman Jr. partnering with Business Journal to bring tech speakers to Sacramento George Foreman Jr., the son of two-time world champion boxer George Foreman, has signed a three-year agreement with the Sacramento Business Journal to present the annual TechEdge Conference. By Mark Anderson  – Staff Writer, Sacramento Business Journal Dec 17, 2018, 9:51am EST George Foreman Jr.’sRead More

Shortage of skilled candidates poses recruitment challenges for law firms

By Marcus Dawson, Esq., WorldBridge Partners DECEMBER 2018 Inability to recruit enough qualified professionals may be the largest barrier to growth across all industries today, and the legal sector is no exception. It’s a candidate’s market right now and, although the market is buoyant, the shortage of skilled candidates is very real. That’s partly because,Read More

4 Ways to Plan the Growth of Your Company in the Instant Information Era

Today's senior business managers face not only traditional business planning tasks when driving growth within their organization, but also the need to understand new marketing challenges and opportunities presented by technologies that were not taught in business schools even five or ten years ago. Key among those business planning elements are marketing and public relationsRead More

U.S. Steel CEO: ‘This country has been in a trade war for decades, and it needs to end now’

United States Steel Corp. CEO David Burritt said on Wednesday that he's confident that the Trump administration will take strong action against foreign imports that have been harming the domestic steel industry. U.S. Steel (NYSE: X) and other metals manufacturers have been awaiting the results of an investigation into the potential for tariffs or quotes on foreign-madeRead More

The national security case for using tariffs to protect American steel

   © Getty Images The Trump administration is considering action under a rarely used provision of the U.S. trade laws — Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 — to address national security concerns related to steel and aluminum imports. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the prospect of higher tariffs on even a small share ofRead More

Nucor CEO says the US is losing a ‘trade war’ in steel to ‘predatory countries like China’

As Washington lawmakers wrestle over health care, Nucor CEO John Ferriola sees a much more pressing issue at hand that affects more than just his steel-producing company. "There's no doubt we're in a trade war. We are losing that trade war. It is time to take action to support the American industry and the American people. AndRead More

The steel industry is in crisis, and it’s a national security problem

by John Adams | Jul 9, 2017, 12:01 AM    Since retiring as a brigadier general after a 30-year career in the U.S. Army, I have continued to work to find ways to strengthen America's national security. To that end, I recently prepared a report that studied supply chokepoints in the American defense industrial base. One of its conclusions:Read More

U.S. Employers Expect More Hiring, Higher Recruiting Budgets and More Perks

NEW YORK, June 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A record number of hiring managers in the U.S. anticipate more hiring in the next six months, according to the semi-annual hiring survey from DHI Group, Inc. (NYSE: DHX), a leading online career resource and talent acquisition platform for technology professionals and other select professional communities. The expected riseRead More