The War For Talent

More than one third of our workforce will disappear in the next fifteen years as Baby Boomers retire.  This was expected sooner, but the so-called Great Recession wiped out many retirement accounts and has delayed their exit.

The job market is quickly changing to a candidate-driven market rather than company-driven.  Any hiring manager, HR manager or recruiter who has recently worked to fill a category manager position would attest to this fact.

In The War For Talent by Ed Michaels, Helen Handfield-Jones and Beth Axelrod, the authors confirm:

“The war for talent is creating a new business reality.”

They also suggest:

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From The War For Talent by Ed Michaels, Helen Handfield-Jones, Beth Axelrod.  {Click to enlarge graphic}

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