Perfect match: how can workers find jobs that fit them best?

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The purpose of this report is to focus on mismatch problems in manufacturing labor markets. This report lays out several frictions that keep qualified and available American workers from becoming hired by American manufacturers and puts forth ideas for both manufacturers and the public sector to make the marriages between qualified workers and best-fit jobs happen and work. As such, this report is not focused on measuring or analyzing skills shortages or proposing new ways to build a workforce skilled for twenty-first century manufacturing jobs. Thus, 'mismatches' in this report do not...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Labour market; Industry; Employment; Management

Keywords: Recruitment; Job searching; Labour supply; Labour demand; Talent management

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2019

Physical description: v, 51 p.

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Statement of responsibility: Kati Suominen with Jack Caporal, Jonas Heering, Beverly Lobo

On title page: A report of the CSIS Scholl Chair in International Business

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 138.138

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