August 2013

21 August, 2013 | (01 hr)

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New research from The Conference Board investigates how India, Canada, and Singapore are taking steps to ensure that their country’s talent supply measures up to future needs. Companies can learn a lot about effective strategic workforce planning from these national efforts to eliminate gaps between workforce demand and supply.

Dr. Mary Young from The Conference Board  and Dr. Rick Guzzo, a Mercer partner, will talk about the growing importance of labor market information systems and the competitive advantage that countries gain when they have the intelligence-gathering, data, and analytic capabilities to stay ahead of employers’ workforce needs.

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Rebecca L. Ray, Ph.D. Rebecca L. Ray, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President, Knowledge Organization and Human Capital Practice Lead
The Conference Board

Rebecca Ray serves as executive vice president, Knowledge Organization, The Conference Board. In this role, she has oversight of the research planning and dissemination process for all three practices areas (Corporate Leadership, Economy & Bus... Full Bio


Mary B. Young, D.B.A.

Mary B. Young, D.B.A.
Principal Researcher, Human Capital
The Conference Board

Dr. Mary Young leads The Conference Board’s program of research on Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP).  Trained in organizational behavior and organizational development, she has studied strategic workforce planning‘s emergence and evolution as a business process in more than 100...Full Bio

Rick Guzzo, Ph.D.

Rick Guzzo, Ph.D.
Co-Leader, Mercer’s Workforce Sciences Institute

Rick Guzzo, Ph.D. co-leads Mercer’s Workforce Sciences Institute, a research and innovation center, and works with clients on a wide range of strategic human capital issues.   

Rick has published dozens of professional papers and four books, including Play to Your...Full Bio

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