For most MNCs, demographics are discussed in relation to market opportunities, but they are not top of mind when it comes to the talent pipeline. The “Demographic Cliff”, a term coined by financial writer Harry Dent is real and we are heading towards it at a speedy clip. For global companies, this fact is of critical importance.
Building a talent pipeline is a challenge today, but it is nowhere near as difficult as it will become in the future, especially in the growth markets.
Odgers Berndtson global study of university technology research reveals dearth of UK specialists.