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Kristen Broady on workforce training for the post-COVID economy
February 24 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
With millions of workers still out of the labor force a year after the COVID-19 pandemic first widely disrupted US businesses, for many, a successful path back to working may not be a return to old jobs. Dillard University College of Business Dean and Hamilton Project Policy Director Dr. Kristen Broady joins to discuss the promise and challenges of federal worker training programs and how to ensure the US can equip its most vulnerable workers with in-demand skills for a post-COVID economy.
The Conference Board US Consumer Confidence Increases Again In February
February 23 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
The just released Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® improved again in February 2021 following January’s slight increase. Join this podcast with Conference Board Chief Economist Dana Peterson and Lynn Franco, Senior Director of Economic Indicators to understand the story behind the numbers and what our experts foresee after two months of consecutive increases in the index.
Artificial Intelligence for Onboarding
February 23 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
By providing new joiners with personalized onboarding experiences and addressing their needs at a faster rate, AI-powered solutions can help decrease the regrettable attrition of new joiners, enhance overall onboarding and work experience, and improve the work productivity of onboarding professionals by taking over administrative, repetitive tasks.
US Labor Markets and Policy Implications: Focus on January Jobs Report
February 22 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
Economists from the Committee for Economic Development (CED) and The Conference Board Labor Markets Institute join forces to break down the monthly US Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report and reveal the relevant policy implications for the future workforce. In this episode, we discuss what the current pace of the vaccine rollout means for job growth in the year ahead, plus a brief primer on the current debate around fiscal stimulus vs. inflationary pressures.
C-Suite Challenge 2021: Economic Recovery and Transformation
February 19 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
Join our economists as they discuss the implications of the survey findings on the outlook for the economic recovery in 2021 and the transformation of the economic and business landscape in the long term.
Corporate Citizenship in Action: Helping Small Businesses Survive and Thrive
February 18 | ESG News and Views Podcast | Comments (0)
Jeff Hoffman, Institute Leader of Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy at the ESG Center, interviews Jenny Flores, Head of Small Business Growth Philanthropy at Wells Fargo, and Elizabeth Gore, Co-Founder and President of HelloAlice.com. In their conversation, they discuss how corporations can further support small businesses and entrepreneurs not only with funding but with their expertise, as well as the role of technology, partnerships, and innovation in supporting minority-owned businesses.
Even Higher Expectations in a Post-2020 World: How Organizations Engage with Social Change Issues
February 17 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
Given the new realities of 2020, The Conference Board decided to repeat the 2019 survey to see if organizations are responding differently to social change issues and how employees think organizations should respond. In this study, we investigated 16 human capital-related social change issues.
February 16 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
We will discuss the findings of the 2021 C-Suite Challenge™ survey, which asks executives around the globe to identify the key strategies they intend to use to meet their critical business challenges and grow their companies.
US Labor Market Roundup: January Jobs Report
February 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.