The next 10 years in global employment will bring dramatic technological change, expanding health care needs, unforeseeable energy demands and other developments that experts today can’t even guess at. One thing employers can predict for sure: Their current staff won’t cut it.
The U.S. already faces a shortage of qualified employees, with 68 percent of human resource professionals experiencing difficulty recruiting full-time candidates, according to Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) research. Add to this Baby Boomers’ looming retirements and the fact that one-third of HR departments work without a training budget, and the picture looks grim.
“We have an aging workforce, slowing fertility rates, a smaller but better-educated cohort…
Credit to Katherine Reynolds Lewis for the original post.