The Great Generational Shift: How Employers and Managers Can Prepare


The Boomers are filling up an “age bubble” in the workforce such that there are many more people at or near the ordinary age range for retirement. The exodus of the first-wave Boomers from the workplace – postponed for several years by the economic crisis that began in 2008 – is now swift and steady. The successful organization will have as many different career paths as it has people. Human Resources career development generation gap millennials talent development workforc

If you build it, will they come? Overcoming the talent crisis in manufacturing

HR Times

Manufacturing growth since the 2008 recession is also positive, as GDP attributed to manufacturing increased from 11.9 At the same time, however, manufacturing faces significant challenges, all related to talent, including: Sobering retirement demographics. million workers are expected to retire between 2015 and 2025. Fostering long-term career development and growth through innovative learning practices. Posted by Ben Dollar on March 25, 2015.

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How To Prepare For A New Generation Of Construction Workers


In 2008, the average construction worker was 40.4 More than 40% of construction workers are baby boomers nearing retirement. The generation with decades of real-life experience is retiring, and a new generation of inexperienced, but digitally native workers is entering the construction industry. As a new generation enters the workforce and more experienced craftsmen retire, there is an urgent need to compensate for this experience gap.

What do the NFL and your new hire experience have in common?


I’m a lifelong Detroit Lions fan, so all my optimism in August is tempered by memories of 2008, when a 4-0 preseason turned into an 0-16 regular season. The Offseason – Where True Development Happens. They try to rest and get healthy on a week-to-week basis, and development is mostly limited to preparation for each week’s opponent. The real work to develop players, improve skills, boost strength and conditioning, etc.,

Aligning People and Business Strategies: A Ferrero Story

Cielo HR Leader

Luca, can you tell us something about your career and how it has led you to your current role? I’ve been with Ferrero since 2008 as General Manager for North Asia covering Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan and Korea. In my current role I am responsible for developing the brand, growing market shares and developing people in the North Asia Region. In order to develop a process which satisfies both, you need to have your people and business strategies supporting each other.

Do You See Meaning In Your Job? These Employees Do. - DecisionWise


Just as an IRS agent was working through her case and the client thought it would be over, the IRS agent would be transferred, or would retire, etc. My background is in Information Technology and Finance, but in 2008 when we had our first baby I knew that I wanted to focus my career on a more meaningful path. This involved leaving a very comfortable career making 6 figures to move in the direction that I felt God was leading me. Build the career you love!