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Talent Management:  Skilled Worker Demand Outweighs Supply

8:35 AM MDT | April 22, 2008 | Esther D’Amico

Talent shortages loom in both Europe and North America but most firms are not paying enough attention to the issue, experts say. Such firms will likely begin to feel the effect of that neglect as early as next year, however, as the first wave of baby boomers retires and companies realize that the scale of skilled workers is tipped toward demand. The problem spans all industries as well as all levels of employment, consultants add. Clamadieu: Industry relies on talent. “The talent market is changing nowadays and not in favor of employers,” says...

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Comments (1) for Talent Management:  Skilled Worker Demand Outweighs Supply
Good article, but much of it is driven by "research" from Taleo Research. Taleo is a company whose primary business is making software products for talent management, so this "research" is rather self-serving for them. Their "research" group is focused on creating demand for their products, so I am rather skeptical of any data provided by them without proper disclosure of their true intent.
Posted by Brad Cooper on Tuesday, April 7, 2009 @ 06:50 AM

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