This new report surveyed employees and employers in 13 countries and highlights a disconnect between workers and their employers around important factors such as talent management, recruitment, retention, and corporate performance.
Millennials – and their work habits – have received a fair degree of scrutiny in recent years. These 18-to-35-year-old workers have at times been dubbed job-hoppers or characterized as having unrealistic expectations about what companies should be offering them.
Businesses are vying for talent in a labor market that’s tighter than ever before – and expected to become even more competitive. Knowing this, employers are recognizing the increasing importance of employee engagement to limit costly turnover.
From IT businesses to manufacturers, U.S. companies share a growing dilemma: not enough skilled workers to fill job vacancies and a struggle to retain the ones they already employ. Many executives believe this reality stands to worsen. That’s why they are looking to strategic workforce planning (SWP) to help address and resolve skills shortages and rapid staff turnover.