Addressing the Skills Gap in Distribution and Manufacturing
“Too many employers are sleepwalking towards a significant skills problem that risks derailing their business strategy if not addressed. Not enough organizations are thinking strategically about workforce planning or even enough about the make-up of their workforce.” - Ben Willmott, head of public policy at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
As baby boomers retire and exit the workforce, they take decades of experience and product and market knowledge with them. By 2020, it is estimated that approximately 50 percent of workforce will be made up of the millennial generation.
Take a look at this whitepaper, which offers up some eye-opening global statistics about how the workforce is rapidly changing, delves into how this workforce transition will impact sales teams in particular, and explains how companies can take proactive steps to address these challenges.