Strategic Workforce Planning Publications

2015

  1. Faster Than Expected: The US Labor Market Continues to Tighten

    July 2015 | Executive Action Report

    Need workers? Tight labor markets have become a problem for US employers. Unemployment, at 5.3 percent in June, continues to drop, making it harder to hire and keep qualified workers.

  2. China Wants to Go Green: Sustainability Imperatives for CHROs of Multinationals

    March 2015 | Key Business Issues

    As China's regulatory landscape changes to combat environmental degradation, special skills will be needed to not only set the organization up for success in compliance, but to do so while weathering slow economic growth and competition for top talent.

  3. Board Asia Newsletter

    March 2015 | Periodical

    This issue details the launch of the Workforce Analytics Institute (WAI), the first virtual planning in Asia devoted to enhancing the workforce planning of businesses and human resources professionals.

  4. Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: ASEAN Edition

    March 2015 | Key Business Issues

    CEOs in ASEAN realize their organizations must cope with fundamental shifts in the business environment, including increased competition stemming from more open cross-border trade and continuing tight labor markets.

  5. Buy, Build, Borrow, or None of the Above? New Options for Closing Global Talent Gaps

    February 2015 | Key Business Issues

    As talent shortages become all too real for HR practitioners, unique and creative solutions are going to be required to bridge the resulting gaps—and most likely not the ones routinely used. This report explains how to determine those solutions.

  6. Buy, Build, Borrow, or None of the Above? New Options for Closing Global Talent Gaps: Implications for the CHRO

    February 2015 | Key Business Issues

    With talent shortages looming, companies may rely too much and too quickly on their default strategies without asking the right questions or fully examining available options. This report provides case studies and sample questions for CHROs.

  7. GLOBAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK 2015 How Will the Global Economy Cope with Slowing Workforce Growth: Implications for the CHRO

    February 2015 | Key Business Issues

    Smaller labor supply slows economic growth. Labor productivity can offset this, and it will mainly come from investments in innovation and new technology. But to see returns, CHROs will need to maximize their human capital.

  8. Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: US Edition

    January 2015 | Key Business Issues

    With modest global economic growth expected, US CEOs view Human Capital in all its forms as the primary fuel that will drive the engines of growth in their organizations.

  9. Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: Creating Opportunity out of Adversity—Building Innovative, People-Driven Organizations

    January 2015 | Key Business Issues

    CEOs are undeterred in their quest for new sources of growth and show few signs of hunkering down in the defensive postures seen in the years immediately following the 2008 financial crisis.

  10. Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: Creating Opportunity out of Adversity—Building Innovative, People-Driven Organizations (CHRO)

    January 2015 | Key Business Issues

    CEOs cite high-quality talent as their most critical business challenge, and they expect human capital practitioners to devise effective “grow-your-own” strategies to engage and develop their future workforces.