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15 Jan. 2020 »
Online Labor Demand Rose in December

HWOL Index rose in December, following a small decline in November

13 Jan. 2020 »
The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Declined in December

Moderate Employment Growth Still Expected in Early 2020

10 Jan. 2020 »
Despite gradual slowing of job growth, labor market will still feel tight in 2020

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report Frank Steemers, Associate Economist, The Conference Board

02 Jan. 2020 »
Survey: Business Leaders Start 2020 with Lingering Concerns About Talent Shortages & Recession Risk

A new survey reveals that the world’s chief executives view the risk of a recession as their biggest external concern in 2020.

17 Dec. 2019 »
In a report released today, The Conference Board finds that the environmental and social policies of corporations

In 2020, Companies Will Continue to Face Pressure to Diversify Their Boards, Address Pay Gaps, and Expand Political Contribution Disclosure

11 Dec. 2019 »
Online Labor Demand Rose in November

HWOL Index edged up in November, following a decline in October

09 Dec. 2019 »
The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Increased in November

Solid Employment Growth to Continue, Despite Tight Labor Market

06 Dec. 2019 »
Strong Jobs Report Bodes Well for Solid Holiday Spending and Start to 2020

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report Gad Levanon, Head of the Labor Market Institute, The Conference Board

14 Nov. 2019 »
Research Sheds Light on Weak Wage Growth in the United States

The factors behind weak wage growth remain a hotly contested issue among economists. But a new analysis from The Conference Board provides a significant piece to the puzzle.

06 Nov. 2019 »
Online Labor Demand Fell in October

HWOL Index fell in October, following a small decrease in September


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  • Brazil 1.0%
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  • Euro Area 0.3%
  • France 0.2%
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  • India 0.1%
  • Japan 0.2%
  • Korea 0.5%
  • Mexico 0.2%
  • Spain 0.3%
  • U.K. 0.2%
  • U.S. 0.0%
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  • Despite gradual slowing of job growth, labor market will still feel tight in 2020

    The US economy added 145,000 jobs in December, and previous months were revised down slightly. The unemployment rate remained at 3.5 percent. This month’s job growth was in line with The Conference Board’s view that the labor market appears to be in a healthy state.

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