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StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2017: Can the Recent Upswing Put Global Growth Back on Track?

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Job Satisfaction 2017 Edition: More Opportunity and Satisfaction in a Tighter Labor Market

September 2017 | Research Report

Job satisfaction has improved for the sixth year in a row, and much of the improvement is due to the improvement in the labor market. The Conference Board Job Satisfaction survey explains this trend and other useful insights about US employees’ sentiments about work based on our annual survey.

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Labor Pain: Worker Shortages and Rising Wages

September 25, 2017 | Special Webcast

In our April 2016 labor shortages report, we concluded that the US labor market was already tight. A year and a half later, recent data confirms that it is even tighter. We'll discuss this new data and how businesses are adjusting and reacting to the new labor shortages reality. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available

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Conferences/Events

Government Relations: Navigating the New Normal
October 04, 2017 (Washington, D.C.)

The 21st Annual Global Business and Shared Services Conference
October 12 - 13, 2017 (New York, NY)

2017 Performance Management Conference
November 14 - 15, 2017 (New York, NY)

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Publications

Job Satisfaction 2017 Edition: More Opportunity and Satisfaction in a Tighter Labor Market
September 2017 | Research Report

Job satisfaction has improved for the sixth year in a row, and much of the improvement is due to the improvement in the labor market. The Conference Board Job Satisfaction survey explains this trend and other useful insights about US employees’ sentiments about work based on our annual survey.

Trade under Attack and Necessary Remedies for Dislocation from Economic Change
August 2017 | Committee for Economic Development

Trade has helped the US economy grow overall, but not every worker has benefited from it. Rather than protecting individual jobs, the US must create policies that help individual workers. 

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Webcasts

Risk Management in the Digital Age
September 21, 2017 | Special Webcast

This webcast will look at the effect of digital opportunities in specific risk areas. CPE credit available

Labor Pain: Worker Shortages and Rising Wages
September 25, 2017 | Special Webcast

In our April 2016 labor shortages report, we concluded that the US labor market was already tight. A year and a half later, recent data confirms that it is even tighter. We'll discuss this new data and how businesses are adjusting and reacting to the new labor shortages reality. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available

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