Skills Shortage Forces Organisations to Adopt Talent Development Strategies


The 2012 Talent Shortage Survey, recently published by the Manpower Group, reveals that one third of employers are unable to find the talent their organisation need because applicants lack the technical skills required. The survey also highlights that recruiting new staff for IT roles is increasingly challenging for employers, with IT being the most in-demand category (up from eighth in 2011). This lack of competences will force organisations to adopt a new mindset regarding talent development, where upskilling their existing employees and developing candidates with potential becomes the norm rather than the exception. Read the Full Report