Evolving Skill Shortages in the U.S. Economy – Fact or Fiction?
18 July, 2013 | (01 hr)
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Over the past couple of years, employers’ concerns over emerging skill shortages have been on the rise. At the same time, as the unemployment rate is still well above normal, there are those who would argue that employers can continue to easily find qualified workers. Who is right?
In this webcast, we will try to answer this question by looking at trends in supply and demand for workers and skills by specific occupations and locations, and discuss how these trends are likely to develop in the future. We will also discuss the implications of these trends for employers.
Audience: This webcast will be relevent to Human Capital executives, as well as recruiting, compensation, strategic workforce planning, training and development professionals.
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.
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Kathy Bostjancic is director for macroeconomic analysis at The Conference Board. A specialist in the U.S. economy and financial markets, she is a member of the team that produces the U.S. economic forecast and global outlook for The Conference Boa... Full Bio