SHRM/Achieve Changing Employee Skills and Education Requirements—Changes in the Workforce

Oct 3, 2012

What workforce changes are anticipated in the next three to five years? The greatest changes HR professional expect are an increased number of jobs with specific technical requirements (60%), increased staff size (55%), higher education level requirements for most jobs (50%) and increased employee diversity (49%). How will education needs in the workforce change over the next three to five years? More than one-half (55%) of HR professionals anticipate increased demand for candidates with a bachelor's degree, and 41% expect increased need for advanced degrees (e.g., master's, MBA, Ph.D., M.D., J.D.).

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