Data collected through our 2016 HR Trends and Metrics survey allows The Conference Board to provide a unique analysis of where Canadian organizations are on our continuum of workforce planning approaches. HR professionals in Canada’s top organizations have come to rely on Conference Board data as a dependable source of external information to provide a reasonability check of their internal practices, and support business and strategic planning.
During this 60- minute session, you will:
- Hear the latest results from this important study including key insights about how planning and strategy can be better linked to help Canadian organizations stay competitive.
- Gain insight from the Conference Board’s Deputy Chief Economist into the current and future labour market forecasts and the implications of current workforce planning practices for Canadian organizations.
- Explore Conference Board observations about trends related workforce planning in Canada over the past decade including the importance of workforce segmentation, shifting demographics, and the need to plan for diversity.
- Have an opportunity to directly ask the authors and our Deputy Chief Economist your most challenging questions.
Shannon Jackson is the Associate Director of the Conference Board's HR Transformation Team. For more than 20 years, Shannon has been helping organizations build better practices related to talent management, transitioning the workforce, and HR effectiveness. Shannon’s team is focused on researching workforce strategies and analytics and the impact of a digital economy on Human Capital strategies and practices. Shannon holds an M. in Industrial Relations from the University of Toronto.
Pedro Antunes is the Conference Board of Canada’ Executive Director, Economic Outlook and Analysis and Deputy Chief Economist. Pedro is responsible for managing a team of economists in producing the Conference Board's medium and long-term economic forecasts along with other economic indicators and reports. Pedro is a spokesperson for the Conference Board and does presentations on the forecast to clients and the public and is often cited in the media.
Jane Cooper is a research associate at the Conference Board of Canada. Jane has expertise as a policy analyst specializing in human resource development issues in Canada and internationally, and is a Credentialed Evaluator (Canadian Evaluation Society). She has twenty-five years’ experience in research and management on a variety of learning and development initiatives. Jane holds an M.Sc. in Human Resource Management and Development from the University of Manchester.
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