Planning for the Workforce of Tomorrow: Where the Jobs Will Be

Thursday, April 5, 2018
11:15 am   -   12:15 pm
Room: 201
Moderator: Dane Linn, Vice President, Business Roundtable

According to a 2017 survey of companies by the Business Roundtable, more than half of today’s open jobs do not require a college degree; but in the next decade, positions requiring bachelor’s and graduate-level degrees will increase significantly. The challenge is clear: How do employers fill their immediate job needs and also prepare for the decades to come? In the face of an aging population, new technology, the rise of automation, changing regulations, the explosion of the “gig economy” and other disruptive forces, success will require a complex approach of recruiting, training and retraining professionals for “new collar” jobs. Learn about how employers, educators and other stakeholders are working together to understand the evolving career landscape and to train, hire and develop workers for in-demand fields.

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