The Idaho State Council of SHRM, in partnership with the local chapters of SE Idaho SHRM, Snake River SHRM and HRATV, is proud to offer a statewide workforce development webinar that explores Idaho’s rapidly changing workforce landscape and the trends in labor that will impact Idaho HR professionals in 2024 and beyond.
Date: Feb 20, 2024 from 12:00 pm-1:00 pm, MT
Cost: Free to members of national SHRM, SE Idaho, Snake River, or HRATV SHRM chapters and their guests
Zoom link provided after sign up.
Idaho Workforce Trends Impacting Human Resources in 2024 and Beyond
The Idaho labor market over the past few years has left many companies wondering where have all the workers gone?
Leading Idaho labor economist, Sam Wolkenhauer, will help answer this question while outlining the factors contributing to Idaho’s workforce challenges and overall impacts to talent recruitment and retention into the future.
This is a must-attend session for all Idaho human resources professionals working to remain proactive in understanding and addressing workforce development in their organizations.
The webinar will:
● Examine the trends that will have the greatest impact on Idaho’s workforce in 2024 and beyond
● Explore the issues that HR leaders must address as the state’s workforce and labor market continue to change
● Explain how shifts in demographics will impact hiring and retention efforts now and in the future
● Topics discussed will include inflation, labor supply and the hiring environment, and the changing demographics of our state and country
SHRM continuing education credits will be provided.
Sam Wolkenhauer is a labor economist with the Idaho Department of Labor. He provides economic insight and analysis for the State of Idaho including projections of the state’s labor market and demographics. Sam is an in-demand speaker on the topic of Idaho workforce trends and has been widely recognized for his engaging speaking style and bringing a humorous and clear approach to presenting the data.
Prior to joining the Department of Labor, Sam earned degrees in economics and mathematics from Eastern Washington University.