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Too Many Applicants? Maybe Not at Siemens

Posted By Todd Raphael On December 23, 2011 @ 5:18 am In Video | 3 Comments

[1]With unemployment rates hovering in the 9% range in the U.S., there are plenty of people for most every job. Actually, scratch that. It’s not quite true forĀ Siemens [2], where it’s tough to find engineers and others with the skills it needs.


The German company has aboutĀ 336,000 employees, 1,640 locations, and about 60,000 people, and growing [4], in the U.S.

Rachel Romaszewski, who recruits for Siemens’ energy business, and I talk about the skills shortage and what’s being done about it. She tells me (out of Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn) which social media site is working well, which one works less well, and which one’s hit or miss.

“We are just growing like crazy,” she says, in the seven-minute video, below.

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[2] Siemens: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siemens

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[4] and growing: http://www.usa.siemens.com/en/jobs_careers.htm

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