Companies looking to grow are facing an historically tight labor market and rising costs, but their plans to invest may be buoyed by recent government legislation.
1 Oct 2022
As the nation began to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic in 2022, companies were still faced with a multitude of challenges. Supply chain bottlenecks and labor shortages persisted. And as the Federal Reserve attempted to rein in rising prices — with inflation peaking at 9.1 percent in June 2022 — the economy slowed down and worries surfaced about an impending recession.
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Apair of studies shows the U.S. at the top of the rankings for foreign direct investment (FDI) behind a surge of Asian and European investment in technology, chemicals, information and communication, and financial services. According to Kearney’s Global Business Policy Council’s 2022 Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index and for...
The landscape of talent supply and development is almost unrecognizable compared to a decade ago. In 2013, labor was plentiful as people and communities were still working to recover jobs lost in the Great Recession. In the early 2020s — amid the third year of a pandemic, the baby-boomer retirement...
Innovation Corridors UpdateOct 1 2022
Products coming out of U.S. centers of innovation are ramping up the economies of cities/regions across the country, shortening critical supply lines, and, in the case of some newly announced projects, helping ensure national security. Some of the breakthroughs will eventually find their way into space missions. Read here...