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Rediscovering the Lost Generation for Strategic Advantage

Posted by Darin Hartley on Jan 14, 2020 10:45:00 AM

A Booming Economy

According to the most recent Employment Situation Summary from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for December 2019, non-farm payroll employment rose a whopping 155,000 and the unemployment rate remained steady at 3.5%.  There are .8 people available per current job opening in the United States.  That means there are more job openings than qualified resources to fill those roles.  What strategy(ies) can be used to close this massive gap? One solution might be to tap into the large number of people fifty years and over who can still be hyper-productive and are willing to work.
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