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Labor Markets Center Publications

2018

  1. Blue-Collar Worker Shortages: Navigating a Business Environment of Higher Labor Costs

    December 2018 | Key Business Issues

    The threat of labor shortages is more acute in blue-collar and low-pay services occupations than in more highly educated white-collar occupations, the exact opposite of the prevailing trends in recent decades.

  2. Labor Markets Center Newsletter - November 2018

    November 2018 | Newsletter

    Hype about the growth of the nontraditional workforce exceeds reality—hard data shows the share of nontraditional workers today is no different than it was twenty years ago

  3. Nontraditional Worker: Real Economic Trends and Impact on Your Workforce

    October 2018 | Key Business Issues Listing

    The hype about nontraditional workers—that this segment of the workforce is growing rapidly—is out of line with hard data. The report explores the real trends in nontraditional work and online labor platforms.

  4. Contrary to the Hype: The Real Trends in Nontraditional Work

    October 2018 | Key Business Issues

    The hype about nontraditional workers—that this segment of the workforce is growing rapidly—is out of line with hard data. The report explores the real trends in nontraditional work and online labor platforms.

  5. Labor Markets Center Newsletter - October 2018

    October 2018 | Newsletter

    Employers should consider what’s within their control to shape employee job satisfaction

  6. Labor Markets Center Newsletter - September 2018

    September 2018 | Newsletter

    When workers are in short supply, job satisfaction is higher.

  7. Job Satisfaction 2018: A Tighter Labor Market Leads to Higher Job Satisfaction

    August 2018 | Research Report

    US employees reported improved job satisfaction for the seventh year in a row—particularly with job security and wages—as the labor market continues to tighten.

  8. Job Satisfaction 2018: A Tighter Labor Market Leads to Higher Job Satisfaction (Chartbook)

    August 2018 | Research Report

    This companion to the full report includes an expanded selection of charts detailing the various components of job satisfaction tracked by this annual survey.

  9. Job Satisfaction 2018: A Tighter Labor Market Leads to Higher Job Satisfaction (Executive Summary)

    August 2018 | Research Report

    US employees reported improved job satisfaction for the seventh year in a row—particularly with job security and wages—as the labor market continues to tighten.

  10. Employee Engagement Center Newsletter - August 2018

    August 2018 | Newsletter

    Tightening labor markets are having a strong impact on recruiting, retention, and labor costs—and employers are already reacting to the crunch in a variety of novel ways