From the rise of robots and globalization tp mass migration and wider geopolitical uncertainty, the Human Age has arrived. The macroeconomic forces ManpowerGroup identified a decade ago — shifting demographics, greater individual choice, client sophistication, technological revolution — and their structural impacts are evident as we predicted. As these forces continue to take hold and technological disruption and political changes continue, we can be certain that uncertainty lies ahead.
For any organization, talent is your greatest asset, but also your biggest variable risk. Understanding the landscape of talent availability, planning for variation in demand and developing a framework that accounts for large-scale change and the impact of unexpected circumstances is key to remaining resilient and ensuring competitiveness and growth in a slow growth environment.
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