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“Talent Poverty” to remain big issue for employers next year: LVB’s Outlook 2020 forecasts changes for business

The nation’s low unemployment rates will contribute to a continued skilled labor shortage for employers, according to panelists at Lehigh Valley Business’ Outlook 2020. Outlook 2020, held Dec. 11 at Blue Grillhouse in Bethlehem Township, brought together leaders from multiple industries to speak on the forecast for business for the upcoming year.

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Survey shows signs of continuing economic slowdown

Local economist Kamran Afshar said an October survey of businesses in the Lehigh Valley revealed signs of slower growth across several key areas, based on business projections for hiring, purchasing, and revenue figures for the next six months, as compared to the previous six months.

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