Recruiting a Competitive Workforce: Should Needed Skills be Built or Bought?

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Author: Kate Donovan, President of Global RPO | Source: ManpowerGroup | Published: May 23, 2013

Executives in virtually every industry are concerned about the lack of available talent. Globally, the working-age population is on the decline while the number of retirees is on the rise. At the same time, low-skilled workers exceed demand while highly educated ones are in short supply. For the

foreseeable future, it appears there will always be more buyers (employers) than there is product to buy (talent).