Human Capital Watch™: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: Global Employment Challenges
21 September, 2011 | (01 hr)
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Three years after the recession, high unemployment rates and historically low wage growth rates in the United States continue to weigh on the U.S. economy and its weak economic growth. Today’s U.S. labor markets are also changing, as there are persistent trends in delaying retirement among the aging workforce. How can the United States increase job creation and recover from the recession to return to prerecession job numbers? Is it possible? This webcast explores U.S. and global employment challenges and how companies are redesigning the nature of work to meet these challenges.
Rebecca L. Ray, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President, Knowledge Organization & Human Capital Lead
The Conference Board
Rebecca Ray is senior vice president and the leader of the global Human Capital Practice. Human capital research at The Conference Board focuses on human capital analytics, labor markets, workforce readiness, strategic workforce planni... Full Bio
Mary B. Young, D.B.A.
Dr. Mary Young leads The Conference Board’s program of research on Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) and has been a major contributor to The Board’s mature workforce research. Trained in organizational behavior and organizationa... Full Bio
Gad Levanon, Ph.D.
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
Rich Floersch, McDonald’s Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, is responsible for overseeing McDonald’s human resources function for its 400,000 company employees in 118 countries. As a member of the Senior... Full Bio
Susan Lund, Ph.D.
Dr. Susan Lund is a Washington, DC partner at the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), McKinsey's business and economics research arm.
Her research focuses on global financial markets, labor markets, and on economic growth. Recent reports have... Full Bio