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28.Which of the following scenarios exemplifies an external labor market? A. Katie, a contract worker, working for a certain period specified in a written contract.B. Andrew, a temporary worker, being paid by a company for his services.C.Jill, an engineering graduate, looking for a job.D. Hilary, an employee, going through training.E. Salim, an employee, securing his financial services certification.The external labor market consists of individuals who are actively seeking employment. The number and kinds of people in the external labor market determine the kinds of human resources available to an organization (and their cost). In this case, the example of Jill who is looking for a job exemplifies an external labor market.
29.Name the agency that is responsible for tracking changes in the composition of theU.S. labor force and forecasting employment trends.
30.Eric, a management student, is required to compile a report on the current composition of the U.S. labor force for his human resource management class. He also wants to include details on the current and future age distribution of U.S. employees. His professor suggests that he conduct his research with the help of the Internet and with sources from the college library. The website of which of the following agencies would be most useful for preparing this report?
31.Which of the following racial groups will form the majority of the U.S. labor force according to the 2012-2022 Employment Projections from the Bureau of Labor Statistics? A. African AmericansB.WhitesC. HispanicsD. AsiansE. Native AmericansWhites are a dominant group in the U.S. labor force; 78 percent of the 2022 workforce is expected to be made up of white people.
32.Identify the correct statement regarding the composition of the U.S. labor force during the period 2012-2022. A. The labor force is expected to grow at a greater rate than at any other time in U.S. history.