Are you prepared for a global talent shortage? A recent report from the World Economic Forum and the Boston Consulting Group, Global Talent Risk – Seven Responses, emphasizes that organizations will experience massive shortages of trained workers over the next twenty years despite current high levels of unemployment. Here’s why:
“The Northern hemisphere faces talent shortages in a wide range of occupational clusters largely because populations are ageing rapidly and educational standards are insufficient. “The United States, for example, will need to add more than 25 million workers to its talent base by 2030 to sustain economic growth.