Hiring in 2021: What’s Ahead for U.S. Jobs
More than 9 million jobs remain lost from the pandemic, but a pivot in the economy is expected. With rising COVID-19 counts entering 2021, and the promising availability of a vaccine, there are themes to watch regarding talent and location strategies for talent acquisition. At the forefront of 2021 planning, there are several questions looming like when the pace of hiring will accelerate, and who will see the impact first.
This session will help provide key insights on:
What to expect for jobs, talent supply and hiring across the greater Dallas area
Recovery timelines for key locations and industries across the U.S.
Challenges companies and job candidates will face in 2021
Why diversity measures remain at the forefront of planning in 2021
Jay Denton, ThinkWhy
Senior Vice President, Business Intelligence
Chief Innovation Officer
Denton serves as senior vice president of business intelligence and chief innovation officer for the organization. In addition to leading the company's business intelligence unit and product innovations, Denton's focus is on sustaining a culture of thought leadership. His expertise in market analytics and media engagement are a cornerstone for the organization. Prior to joining ThinkWhy, Denton was senior vice president of business intelligence at one of the largest U.S. multifamily investment and management firms. He led the company's market research efforts, as well as the creation of the company's next-gen BI platform which was described as a key differentiator during subsequent fundraising initiatives. Denton brings more than 15 years of leadership experience in SaaS organizations, including the role of senior vice president of analytics where his responsibilities included product creation, client consulting and predictive analytics. Denton earned a dual BBA degree in Management Information Systems and General Business at Texas Tech's Rawls College of Business.