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US Labor Market Roundup: April 2021 Jobs Report
May 12 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
Join labor market experts from The Conference Board as they break down the monthly US Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report. They provide insights on the monthly employment and unemployment numbers and identify key trends in the US job market that business leaders should know about.
Steve Odland and Rebecca Ray Talk About the Evolving Workforce and Workplace, Well-Being, Leadership, and More
May 11 | C-Suite Perspectives Podcast | Comments (0)
In episode two, Steve sits down with Rebecca Ray, Executive Vice President and leader of the Human Capital Center at The Conference Board, to discuss a range of timely topics on the business community’s radar including returning to the workplace, developing leaders and responding to social change issues.
Job openings at a record high, and labor shortages are back
May 11 | Gad Levanon, PhD, Vice President, Labor Markets, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Despite still-elevated unemployment rates, and 8.2 million persons waiting to be added to payrolls, labor shortages are back. As large segments of the economy continue to open at the same time, and labor supply is constrained, these shortages are likely to remain for the better part of 2021.
Jennifer Openshaw, CEO of Girls With Impact, talks Gen Z In the Workforce
May 11 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
Jennifer Openshaw, CEO of Girls with Impact joins us to discuss their recent national research on Gen Z - what motivates them, their expectations of the workplace, how they will shape the world and their likely impact on your business.
Impact Investing and its Impact on You
May 11 | ESG News and Views Podcast | Comments (0)
ESG investing has been around for decades, but it has gained considerable momentum in recent years. Paul Washington, Executive Director of the ESG Center, speaks with Hari Balkrishna, Portfolio Manager for T. Rowe Price’s Global Impact Equity strategy, about ESG investing, including impact investing, and what it means for investors, companies, and all of us as members of society and the planet we inhabit.
Jobs Disappoint in April
May 07 | Gad Levanon, PhD, Vice President, Labor Markets, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
The number of jobs in in-person services is still well below prepandemic levels, but the recovery is underway
Tendayi Viki on his latest book “Pirates In The Navy”
May 07 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
John Mestelaar, co-leader of Innovation Institute at The Conference Board interviews Tendayi Viki on his latest book “Pirates in the Navy”. Listen in as Tendayi gives us a taste of some the insights this book provides. Tendayi endeavors to arm innovators with practice tools and guidance to navigate the choppy water of corporate politics while successfully transforming their companies.
Science a Key Component of Corporate Sustainability
May 05 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
For Gayle Schueller Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability officer at 3M, science has always been an important part of her life. In this episode she explains how through pandemic, loss of biodiversity and the climate crisis, the importance of applying scientific principles has drastically increased.
What Are the Global Productivity Trends For 2021 and Beyond?
May 04 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
Understand how the pandemic accelerated trends in innovation, automation, and digital transformation that may catapult productivity growth ahead. Learn about The Conference Board's latest updates to TED, our productivity database: historical patterns and the 2021 forecast.
The Conference Board US Consumer Confidence Rises Sharply Again In April
April 30 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
The just released Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® The Conference Board’s just released Consumer Confidence Index® rose sharply again in April, following a substantial gain in March. The Index now stands at 121.7 (1985=100), up from 109.0 in March. Join Lynn Franco, Senior Director of Economic Indicators and Chief Economist Dana Peterson as they discuss consumers’ optimism, and what contributed to the highest index since February of 2020.