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High Unemployment, Worker Shortages: Why Is This Happening?

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Ira S Wolfe

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Despite prolonged high unemployment, employers are struggling to find qualified candidates? How is this possible? Is the U.S. as poorly prepared for 21st century work as it's reported in the media? Will the U.S. need to learn to live with with both a severe skills shortage and high unemployment? Join me with my special guest Edward E. Gordon on the July 21 Workforce Trends Show on Blog Talk Radio. Gordon describes the future of U.S. economy as one of “abundance and poverty.” Whether you’re an employer, manager, human resources professional, or an employee working in a rewarding career or a dislocated worker seeking another job, you won’t want to miss this show. Edward is the author or co-author of 17 books including, Winning the Global Talent Showdown, The 2010 Meltdown, Skill Wars, FutureWork, Closing the Literacy Gap in American Business As President of Imperial Consulting Corporation in Chicago and Palm Desert, California, he is a human capital management expert who applies a multidisciplinary approach to today's complex workforce and economic development issues. President of Imperial Consulting Corporation, and author of the important and visionary book Winning the Global Talent Showdown: How Businesses and Communities Can Partner to Rebuild the Jobs Pipeline, Edward E. Gordon describes how even in a recession, the USA, Canada, and the rest of the world face a talent shortage in many fields and will share his ideas for solving the talent crisis.

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