In the 20+ years I’ve been in this business, I can’t think of a single employee who has ever told me that she is not interested in making a contribution that makes a business difference and being empowered with more and new opportunities. This is especially true of Millennials, who have identified development as the single differentiator of “employers of choice” versus all others. With Millennials comprising close to 50% of our workforce and that number expected to rise to 70% or more by 2020, there is no doubt that continuous development is requisite for any organization wishing to compete for, and retain, top talent.
Data to Consider
As you reflect upon your talent supply and demand requirements, are you finding it relatively easy to attract new talent to your organization? Or, are you experiencing the same hiring challenges that hundreds of others do: difficulty attracting talent, challenges putting together competitive offers that candidates find attractive, and improving your overall quality of hire?