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Redefining our Job Force to Retain Our Top Knowledge Talents

Posted on February 18th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Leadership. Comments Off on Redefining our Job Force to Retain Our Top Knowledge Talents

In today’s knowledge economy, competitive advantage is increasingly coming from hard to duplicate skills of a company’s most knowledgeable talents. By 2020 Mickinsey Global institute suggests worldwide shortage of highly skilled workers could reach 13% of demand.

In response organizations have been redefining jobs of their experts. Seniors close to retirement are being retained to help alleviate the knowledge gap by training and passing down knowledge.

Lisa Taylor, President of Challenge Factory, a career management firm, companies should recognize that the talent is still available. There is a clear business objective and advantage to treat your talent wisely.

Prior to 2009, Lisa managed Hewlett-Packard’s technical consulting organization in Canada and was a senior consultant with Deloitte & Touché.

Lisa Taylor will be coming to Vancouver, February 21, 2013 to present Challenge Factory: Broken Talent Escalators and the 50+ Workforce. Register now

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Henry E. Goldbeck, President and founder of Goldbeck Recruiting Inc, is a Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC) with over 24 years recruiting experience. In his 13 years at the helm of Goldbeck Recruiting, Henry has built the company's reputation as a leading headhunter and recruitment agency in sales, marketing, operations, engineering, and executive level positions across a variety of industries.

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