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2022 Labor Market Outlook: Is your HR organization ready for the employment boom to continue?

“Without data you’re just another person with an opinion.”

                                                               W. Edwards Deming

                                                               

The labor market has rebounded from its pandemic-induced slump with remarkable speed and formidable force. Amid labor shortages and rapid wage growth, HR departments get creative in order to fill vacancies. What lies ahead and what to expect in 2022? To answer these questions, we offer the following webinar content.

 

This presentation will examine statistical data that exhibits changes in the U.S. labor market and explore human resources practices that need immediate re-adjustments to match labor market transformation.

 

Key Learning Points:

  1. In this session attendees will examine how 2022 employment outlook, wage increases, and industry shifts change labor markets and demand for labor.
  2. Attendees will examine pay practices that have been affected by recent changes, transformation of labor force composition, and inconsistent wage inflations.
  3. Attendees will learn how labor statistics can help them to adjust HR practices and improve retention.

 

 

Studies used in this presentation:

 

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The labor market has rebounded from its pandemic-induced slump with remarkable speed and formidable force. Amid labor shortages and rapid wage growth, HR departments get creative in order to fill vacancies. What lies ahead and what to expect in 2022? To answer these questions, we offer the following webinar content.
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The labor market has rebounded from its pandemic-induced slump with remarkable speed and formidable force. Amid labor shortages and rapid wage growth, HR departments get creative in order to fill vacancies. What lies ahead and what to expect in 2022? To answer these questions, we offer the following webinar content.
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Igor Shegolev

Igor Shegolev, SPHR is a compensation and human resources practitioner with extensive experience in practicing compensation and teaching business courses at a graduate level. For the last two decades Igor held executive jobs in compensation and HR management in both government and private sectors, designing and managing compensation, classification, and HR information systems. Igor Shegolev has taught graduate business courses at Troy University and University of Phoenix.

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