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  • About the Author: Elizabeth Crofoot

    Elizabeth Crofoot is a Senior Economist in labor markets at The Conference Board, where she is part of the Help Wanted OnLine© program and leads the International Labor Comparisons (ILC) program.…

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Participate in our 2019 Labor Shortages Solutions Survey
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