25 April, 2013 | (01 hr)

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The US labor market went through many changes in recent years as a result of globalization, the Great Recession, and most importantly, ongoing technological progress. As a result, the skills and abilities required by employers have undergone significant changes.

In this webcast, we present the types of skills and abilities for which demand has been growing the fastest over the last decade, both in the nation as a whole as well as specific industries. Finally, we discuss how these trends are likely to develop in the near future.

Audience: human capital executives, recruiting professionals, compensation professionals, strategic workforce planning, training and development professionals, and innovation managers

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Xiaohui (Janet) Hao, Ph.D.

Xiaohui (Janet) Hao, Ph.D.
Senior Economist
The Conference Board

Janet Hao is a senior economist with the economics program of The Conference Board. She specializes in research on innovation, intangible assets and economic growth. In particular, she measures investment in innovations by commercial banks, invest... Full Bio

Amy Lui Abel, PhD

Amy Lui Abel, PhD
Managing Director, Human Capital
The Conference Board

Amy Lui Abel is Managing Director of Human Capital at The Conference Board. She leads research efforts focusing on human capital analytics, leadership development, labor markets, strategic workforce planning, talent management, diversity and inclu... Full Bio

Gad Levanon, Ph.D.

Gad Levanon, Ph.D. (Moderator)
Director of Macroeconomic Research
The Conference Board

Gad Levanon is director of macroeconomic research at The Conference Board, where he also leads the labor markets program. He also serves on The Demand Institute™ leadership team.

Levanon created ... Full Bio

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