Posts tagged with 'forecasts'
HR’s Jobs of the Future Are Already HereRead the rest of this entry »
What will the human resources profession be like 10 years from now. How about in just five years?
In many ways, it will still be recognizable to a practitioner today. There will still be recruiters and benefits managers and compensation specialists, though they’ll be aided in the heavy lifting by artificial intelligence. HR generalists will still be around, especially at smaller companies, but with automation handling much of the rote …
Roche Predicted to Top the List of Big Pharma In 2026Read the rest of this entry »
Making predictions is always dicey – especially so in this unprecedented global environment. Yet that isn’t stopping EvaluatePharma from predicting Roche will still be the world’s biggest drugmaker 6 years from now.
If that seems a bold forecast – over the years, Roche has moved up and down the list of largest pharmaceutical firms – EvaluatePharma predicts that Bristol-Myers Squibb will drop from 4th this year to 8th in 2026. …
COVID-19 Is Teaching Accounting to Get ‘Comfortable With the Uncomfortable’Read the rest of this entry »
In the post-pandemic world, life at successful accounting firms will be very different from what it was just last year.
Partners will be more mentor than boss, engaging with staff in a more personal way than ever before. There will be a new emphasis on leadership and development. The consultative part of accounting will be center stage, as clients look for guidance and help in rebuilding their business. Technology adoption …
6 Areas Where Biopharma Research Is Placing Its R&D EffortsRead the rest of this entry »
In what's described as the “new era of biopharmaceutical innovation," therapies unimagined a generation ago are being tested in trials across the globe. Many more are on the threshold while others, the subject of intense research, could turn out to be the next breakthrough.
In its 16th Annual Pipeline Report, Pharmaceutical Executive looks at six areas of biopharma R&D, .detailing the progress and status of the therapies, noting which …
Many HR Jobs Predicted to Grow Faster Than AverageRead the rest of this entry »
There's good news for human resource professionals and those planning on a career in the field. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says the number of new jobs will grow at or faster than the national average over the next decade.
The latest update of the government's Occupational Outlook Handbook shows demand for HR specialists will increase by 7% over the 547,800 recorded in the 2016 survey. That's right at the …
What Will Accounting Life Be Like In 2027?Read the rest of this entry »
What will accounting look like in 2027? Truth is, no one really knows, even if we can make some good guesses.
Despite all crystal balls being murky at best, Accounting Today took a stab at predicting the future. Taking a look at "A day in the life of the future accountant," writer Daniel Hood made some safe bets and took some risks.
On the safe side, his future accountant is …
Healthcare to Drive Job Growth Over Next 10 YearsRead the rest of this entry »
Driven by rapid growth in healthcare, employment is projected to grow by 11.5 million jobs over the next decade, says a forecast from the Labor Department.
Healthcare jobs will account for about one-fifth -- 2.33 million -- of all new jobs created between 2016 and 2026, according to the report last week. Issued by the Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics, the forecast included estimates for all key industry sectors. Only …
Strong Q2 Accounting and Finance Hiring ForecastHiring for accounting and finance jobs continues to grow, with the next quarter of the year expected to see even more competition to fill positions.Read the rest of this entry »
The quarterly hiring forecast from Brilliant, based on a survey of some 650 HR professionals and hiring managers, found nearly half of them had at least one opening they wanted to fill.
“For accounting / finance positions, 46% of human resources professionals and hiring managers …
What Will Work Look Like When Robots Take Over?One of LinkedIn's "Top 10 Voices in Technology" is in the midst of writing a series of blog posts about the coming revolution in robotics. It's a grim, almost alarmist view of a world in the very near future where automation will displace workers in jobs ranging from truck and taxi drivers (already happening) to doctors, accountants and middle managers.Read the rest of this entry »
Shelly Palmer's series, which began with the provocatively …
Economists Speculate Trump Policies Could Force Fed Rate HikesThe Federal Reserve held off hiking interest rates during its first meeting of the year that ended this week, but economists and financial managers expect that will happen at the Fed's next meeting in March.Read the rest of this entry »
At its December meeting the Fed signaled there could be three rate hikes in 2017. That was only a projection; much depends on national and global economic conditions.
Now, analysts are weighing an additional factor …