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: