The global recovery from the Pandemic is creating some pretty big changes: people working remotely, new safety and wellbeing programs, and more digital tools than ever. But the biggest of all is now clear: we’re not going to have enough workers to go around.
While the post-pandemic economy grows, it’s now clear that the reduced fertility rate and accelerated retiring of baby boomers is leading to a labor shortage. While this seems new to many of you, it has happened before. In this podcast, I explain what Talent Acquisition is going to look like, and how new business strategies ... Read more»
The Labor Market is changing fast. New jobs are being created at a record rate, remote work has now become standard fare, and the demand for service jobs is explosive. According to EMSI, there are 24% more jobs in the US than there were a year ago.
What are all these jobs? They’re in healthcare, ... Read more»
In all my years as a working professional, I’ve never lived in an economy where “there are not enough workers.” But that’s where we are.
For the next ten years, the term “shortage of talent” is going to be one of the most important topics in business.
Consider a few striking statistics:
- The fertility rate
In all my years as an analyst and consultant in the world of HR, there’s one thing I’ve learned: the economy impacts workforce strategies more than almost anything else. And this year, in 2019, the economy is more important than ever. Let me give you some things to think about.
First, while the GDP is ... Read more»