How COVID-19 Affected the U.S. Labor Market
“New Gallup Panel survey data from April 13-19 show that 33% of adults in the U.S. labor force have been laid off or have seen reduced hours because of COVID-19. That amounts to an estimated 54 million U.S. workers.”
State of Remote Work 2020 – There’s No Going Back Now
“There’s one statistic that remains unequivocal each year: remote workers almost unanimously want to continue to work remotely (at least for some of the time) for the rest of their careers.” — In contrast, very few prefer to work in noisy open-plan offices.
U.S. CEOs Optimistic for Robust Recovery in 2021
Optimism for business conditions one year from now remains high among polled CEOs. At 6.7 out of 10, the leading indicator is still flirting with “very good” territory (achieved at 7 out of 10) — and remains far higher than it was during the trade war last summer.
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Fortune: 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2020
“Inclusion has become the gold standard for employee-centric companies. The bar rises every year. And no, workplace happiness is not a myth. Read on to see what defines a Best Company — and how yours could become one.”
How Digital Transformation Drives Demand for IT Talent
IDC explored the impact that Digital Transformation (DX) will have on job skills and emerging roles within an enterprise organization. DX-related job roles focus on extracting and developing the value and utility of information, making business operations more effective and accelerating workforce transformation.
Davos: Why the World is Facing a Reskilling Emergency
More than 1 billion jobs, almost one-third of all jobs worldwide, are likely to be transformed by technology in the next decade, according to OECD estimates. By just 2022, the World Economic Forum estimates 133 million new jobs in major economies will be created to meet the demands of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Digital Skills Top the U.S. High Growth Jobs List
The U.S. emerging jobs report identified the 15 fastest-growing jobs, as well as the skills and cities most associated with them. The number of artificial intelligence and data science roles continue to expand across nearly every industry.
Very Few Metro Areas Drive Tech Innovation in America
“Based on ‘winner-take-most’ network economies, the innovation sector has generated significant technology gains and wealth but has also helped spawn a growing gap between the nation’s dynamic ‘superstar’ metropolitan areas and most everywhere else.”
Davos Manifesto 2020: World Economic Forum
“The purpose of a company is to engage all its stakeholders in shared and sustained value creation. In creating such value, a company serves not only its shareholders, but all its stakeholders – employees, customers, suppliers, local communities and society at large.”
Why Digital Jobs Growth Shifts to Smaller U.S. Cities
In the U.S., the number of tech jobs is growing at a faster pace in communities with 1-3 million people than in major cities. The coastal giants of New York and San Francisco still have the most, but places such as Raleigh, Salt Lake City and Jacksonville are seeing large increases.
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