HR professionals can expect to see themselves in an increasingly high-pressure role over the next decade, as they struggle to meet their organizations’ recruiting demands in the face of a looming skills shortage. Research shows that a skills shortage is already upon us, and all indications are that the problem is going to get worse. Analysts see a variety of reasons for the shortage, ranging from demographic trends, to lack of effective training and apprenticeship programs, to a perceived disinterest of young people in entering the skilled trades. Whatever the cause, almost everyone agrees that the skills shortage is real, and it’s only just begun.
Membership in CCO can help you and your staff understand the facts, keep informed and learn how to participate in the establishment of outcomes.