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The Global Workforce Crisis: crippling labor shortages and chronic labor surpluses

Demographic risk is one of the most insidious of all megatrends threatening the global economy, but its impact throughout the world is neither simultaneous nor uniform. For our research [The Boston Consulting Group], we performed simulations on 25 major economies to quantify the extent of labor shortages and surpluses for 2020 and 2030. Overall, by … Continue reading

Vocational Education: The Link

‘Many countries face significant skills gaps across a range of industries, particularly in technical and specialized fields’ says Boston Consulting Group . These gaps persist despite distressingly high unemployment rates even in developed economies. Jobs remain unfilled even as potential workers, lacking the skills and training that industries require, sit idle. Technical and vocational education … Continue reading

Reshoring | More Than a Third of Large Manufacturers Are Considering Coming Back to Made in U.S.

More than a third of U.S.-based manufacturing executives at companies with sales greater than $1 billion are planning to bring back production to the United States from China or are considering it, according to a new survey by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Decision makers at 106 companies across a broad range of industries responded … Continue reading

Yahoo preparing layoffs, could affect thousands

Yahoo Inc’s new chief executive is preparing a significant restructuring of the Internet company, including layoffs that could cut thousands of employees from its payroll, according to a technology blog. The moves could be announced as soon as the end of the month and would represent the first major changes under CEO Scott Thompson, the … Continue reading

Companies Move Manufacturing Jobs Back to America – ABC News

A factory sits empty. It’s not in the Rust Belt, nor is it part of a manufacturing exodus that has cost the U.S. thousands of jobs. It is a factory in Shenzhen, China, and the American company that once employed Chinese workers is now packing up, coming home and bringing the jobs with them. John … Continue reading

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