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Labor shortage and the middle market

Addressing the No. 1 issue facing middle market businesses


Watch the full 2019 economic outlook series featuring RSM Chief Economist Joe Brusuelas. 
What’s keeping middle market business leaders up at night?  Lack of qualified labor.

With less than one person willing and available to work for every job opening, it’s the tightest labor market in 50 years. RSM Chief Economist Joe Brusuelas says automation will be key in addressing labor shortages for middle market business leaders. Serious reforms in Washington can help, as well. Watch the video to better understand this issue and some ideas for how business leaders can think differently to close the gap.

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