Corporate survivors: The millions of job losses as U.S...

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June 09, 1996

Corporate survivors: The millions of job losses as U.S. companies restructured may have helped the bottom line, but they've left a lot of employees befuddled about their companies' mission, finds Mercer Management Consulting Inc. In a survey of senior executives at 86 big firms, the respondents told Mercer that half their employees can't articulate the corporate strategy.

Recruiting the troops: The military is a great place to look for skilled workers, Inc. magazine reports. Small business owners who hired recently discharged service people find them easy to train, goal-oriented and possessing needed skills, Inc. says in its June issue. Employment firms that specialize in placing ex-service people are a good place to start if you're looking for someone with a military background, the magazine suggests.

Pub Date: 6/09/96

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