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Human Capital Press Releases

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08 May. 2019 »
Online Labor Demand Declined in April

In April, most states and MSAs experienced a decrease in the number of online job ads

07 May. 2019 »
The Conference Board and Burning Glass Technologies Announce Help Wanted OnLine™ Collaboration

This new collaboration enhances The Conference Board Help-Wanted OnLine® program by providing additional insights into important labor market trends.

06 May. 2019 »
The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Increased Slightly in April

Recent economic and labor market news suggests no rate cut in 2019

02 May. 2019 »
Report: To Improve M&A Outcomes, Companies Should Engage More with Middle Management

Today, The Conference Board released a report finding that U.S. businesses seeking M&A deals often overlook the need to engage with their target company’s middle management.

15 Apr. 2019 »
U.S. & Japanese Business Leaders Convene to Discuss Raising Productivity Growth

The Conference Board and The Japan Productivity Center have joined forces to address slowing productivity, which has been plaguing both economies.

08 Apr. 2019 »
The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Declined in March

Employment slowdown may be on the horizon

03 Apr. 2019 »
Online Labor Demand Declined in March

But Solid Employment Growth Expected to Continue

01 Apr. 2019 »
Report: As the Economy Slows and Wages Surge, Corporate Profits Likely to Decline

In 2019, surging labor costs and slower revenue growth will likely lead to a decline in corporate profits in both the U.S. and other advanced economies, finds a new study on labor market trends.

11 Mar. 2019 »
The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Increased in February

Index Rebounds Following Government Shutdown

06 Mar. 2019 »
New Report by Korn Ferry & The Conference Board

Majority of HR Executives Say Gender Inequity in Company Leadership is Significant Issue


Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.2%
  • Brazil 0.1%
  • China 1.3%
  • Euro Area 0.4%
  • France 0.2%
  • Germany 0.2%
  • Global 0.1%
  • India 0.8%
  • Japan 0.1%
  • Korea 0.6%
  • Mexico 0.0%
  • Spain 0.1%
  • U.K. 0.4%
  • U.S. 0.1%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
  • Visit ILC website
  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website
  • Strong Jobs Report Bodes Well for Solid Holiday Spending and Start to 2020

    Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 266,000 in November, and the numbers for September and October were revised up. While today’s gain was inflated by the return of the GM strikers to work, the job gain was still much stronger than expected. Today’s job report, more than any other report in recent months, squashed any lingering concerns about an imminent recession in the US economy. Employment growth also shows no signs of slowing further despite the historically low unemployment rate.

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