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6th Annual Innovation Master Class

December 06 - 07, 2018 (Palo Alto, CA)

Economics Watch® - China View: More stimulus but slower growth ahead

October 2018 | China Center Publications

China’s official GDP growth slowed to 6.5 percent y-o-y in Q3. Policy easing is expected to intensify to prevent overslowing. 

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Beyond the Hype: Real Workforce Trends in the Gig Economy

December 11, 2018 | Special Webcast

The hype about gig workersthat this segment of the workforce is growing rapidlyis out of line with hard data. We explore the real trends in gig work and online labor platforms and discuss how organizations are using gig workers to meet business demands. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available

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6th Annual Innovation Master Class
December 06 - 07, 2018 (Palo Alto, CA)

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Economics Watch® - China View: More stimulus but slower growth ahead
October 2018 | China Center Publications

China’s official GDP growth slowed to 6.5 percent y-o-y in Q3. Policy easing is expected to intensify to prevent overslowing. 

China Center Situation Assessment: Chinese Labor Markets in Flux
October 2018 | China Center Publications

Employment dynamics in China are changing dramatically, both in scale and pace. So far, the transition appears relatively smooth. 

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Procurement for Environmental and Social Impact
December 10, 2018 | Special Webcast

Join us as we discuss the findings from our latest research on Sustainable Procurement – Lessons from Leading Companies alongside our guest speaker Dave Lippert, Vice President A&C Procurement at Marriott International, Inc. CPE credit available

Beyond the Hype: Real Workforce Trends in the Gig Economy
December 11, 2018 | Special Webcast

The hype about gig workersthat this segment of the workforce is growing rapidlyis out of line with hard data. We explore the real trends in gig work and online labor platforms and discuss how organizations are using gig workers to meet business demands. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available

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