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MKSSA Live Webinar with Ron Hetrick: Who is Going to Do the Work?



March 7, 2024

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Event Details

This webinar is free to MKSSA members and $35 to non-members.  Register Today!

Thursday, March 7th 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CST

Session: Who is Going to Do the Work? How the Demographic Drought is reshaping America.

Description: Let me guess, everyday you are hearing mixed messages about the US economy. Constant recession talk and negativity seem pervasive and yet, if things are so bad, where are all of the quality workers that typically become available in times of economic struggle? You may also be wondering, why is it that I receive a bunch of applicants for my college degreed jobs, but I can’t find anyone with the skill sets I want for my non-college degreed jobs? The world is changing. The US is changing.

Join us for an exclusive webinar presented by Ron Hetrick, Senior Labor Economist and VP of Staffing Product at Lightcast on March 7th at 12 PM CT where Ron will discuss how unprecedented demographic changes will permanently change the recruiting landscape and what staffing companies can do in this new labor landscape. After this presentation, you won’t ever look at our country the same again.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to gain actionable insights and strategies to drive success. Reserve your spot now and be part of this important conversation!

Special Offer: Take advantage of our special offer for webinar attendees: receive a free trial to explore Lightcast ‘s platform along with 10% off.

Presented by: Ron Hetrick

Ron Hetrick is a Senior Labor Economist and VP of Staffing Product at Lightcast. With 30 years’ experience in labor economics, he is a leading expert in the current state of the U.S. labor market.

Ron is passionate about educating companies concerning the labor world that surrounds them.

Ron brings nearly 30 years of labor force economic experience to Lightcast. Ron was a senior and supervisory economist for 8 years with the Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washington D.C. and had a 20 year stint as the advising chief economist for the largest staffing company in the U.S. Quoted by CBS, CNBC, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes and numerous nationally syndicated news channels and magazines on a near weekly basis, Hetrick has provided analysis for prior Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan, The Council of Economic Advisors to the President, Congress, and numerous Fortune 100 companies and trade associations. Ron was lead author of “The Demographic Drought” and co-lead author of the recently released article “Who is going to do the work?”. He keynotes at conferences around the country on the current labor situation.

Ron presents economic and corporate data findings to large companies, trade associations, and local governments often keynoting conferences on trends in the labor market.

About Lightcast: 

Lightcast is the world’s leading authority on job skills, workforce talent, and labor market dynamics, providing expertise that allows staffing companies to find the skills and talent they need while empowering management to have data backed solutions to crucial questions. 

With engineers and data specialists continually collecting and analyzing data from thousands of job boards, company websites, online resumes, employee profiles, and traditional government sources, the company produces the most comprehensive, up-to-date picture of the labor market available. 

Lightcast market research, analytical software, and data expertise is used by staffing companies across the globe to better understand the workforce and identify skilled and diverse talent for future growth. Lightcast fuels recruiting strategy through vital insights into who is hiring, compensation, and up to date labor market changes.

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