I was in a seminar recently reviewing global data and trends. Most of us in the room were surprised to realise that being short-staffed is NOT because of Covid, OR recently closed borders, OR our immigration policies.
Yes those factors have contributed recently, but the real reason is:
The Worker Pool is actually Shrinking!
It’s the same in every country you look at.
Everyone, everywhere is finding it hard to get good people.
Unfortunately, it’s NOT going to get better next year, because:
But the biggest one is:
It’s just going to get harder to recruit skilled people.
Especially if you’re trying to hire a number of people in a key role, you’ll be better off growing your own. Consider having your own bootcamp, “apprenticeship”, grad programme, academy, technical university so you get the people you need. And it’ll be your competitive edge.
If you’re not sure how to go about it, let us help you.
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