What were the factors leading to the pre-Covid labor shortage in the manufacturing industry? How would you describe the situation post-Covid? Share several solutions that the industry and then specific employers are using to address this imbalance between supply and demand? As we are still forecasting a 2 million-job gap, and in retrospect, can you identify any weak or missing factors in the previous decades’ plan to address shortage? Could the Covid-19 impact have been attenuated in any way? Share your thoughts on ways human resources is still impacted by COVID and how you would address those challenges as the director of human resources.