The U.S. workforce is headed for a dramatic shift. The baby boom retirement phenomena will affect us all. This helpful infographic shows us a few things we can do to mitigate the massive effects baby boomers retiring can have on the overall economy.
As baby boomers retire, organizations will face a growing shortage of experienced workers and a significant talent gap. Today, baby boomers account for 31 percent of all jobs—and 56 percent hold leadership positions. Baby boomers also own more than 4 million companies.
What does this mean for employers? How can companies fill the gap as skilled workers leave the workforce?
This infographic from MBA@UNC takes a closer look at the facts that surround baby boomer brain drain, and what companies can do to leverage senior talent and prepare for the future.