Skills and Abilities in High Demand in the US Labor Market
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
Xiaohui (Janet) Hao, Ph.D.
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 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 is Managing Director, Economic Outlook & Labor Markets at The Conference Board, where he also leads the labor markets program. He also serves on The Demand Institute™ leadership team.
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