Companies in the midst of their own digital transformation are eager for Millennials—the first wave of digital natives—to join their ranks. This pressure is causing employers to wonder what changes they need to make to appeal to Millennials.
Some people argue passionately that there is a skills shortage on the horizon and that it is a serious problem; a problem in five to ten years, but one that we need to work on now because the problem takes a while to solve.
If your company does not have formal plans to address the growing skills gap, there is still time to get in ahead of that skills gap. It will take some time and effort, but the benefits may insulate you and your company from the negative impacts that skill shortages can have.