2020 Workforce news roundup

CFOs Expect Labor Unrest Will Hit Economic Growth in Latin America (Wall Street Journal): A new study from Duke University and CFO Magazine found that nearly three-quarters of Latin American survey respondents say they expect strikes and unrest to affect their country’s over the next year—significantly more than respondents in any other region.

Singapore workers view job as just ‘way to make living’  (The Global Recruiter): According to a recent Randstad Workmonitor survey, three-quarters of respondents in Singapore say they are only at their job to make a living, and 80% say they would not hesitate to leave their jobs for more money.

Bridging the job skills gap around the developing world (Washington Post): The Results for Development Institute estimates that by 2030, there will be 3.5 billion people in the global workforce, 1 billion of whom will not have the necessary skills to find a job.

Yahoo, LinkedIn, Google: Not A Diverse Club (InformationWeek): Silicon Valley tech companies have finally released their workforce diversity stats—and the numbers are skewed.

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