Harry Truman once asked for a one-armed economist. It was in response to an economist ending a thought with “On the other hand . . .”. Two-armed economists are all the rage, and current data requires ambidexterity.
Last week, we wondered if it is a recession if jobs remain plentiful. Two weeks ago, we shared an opinion from a CEO who believes recession would swing bargaining power back to the boss and away from the employee.
Using both arms, we now give you conflicting data. The Wall Street Journal reports, “Diverging Jobs Data Raise Questions About Labor Market Health.”
So, what do you do? We suggest you plan better. Create or improve your succession plan.
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