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The Future of Talent Institute is a consortium of organizations and individuals who explore emerging issues in talent management, staffing, recruiting, employee development, retention and leadership development. Our members comprise a wide range of sizes, industries and locations. Read more…
The Future of Talent Institute provides early insights and in-depth research into employment trends, demographics, workforce attitudes, organizational structure, and new technologies so that your firm can make faster and better decisions about talent and talent-related issues. Learn more here.
The Future of Talent Institute roots go back to Kevin Wheeler and Eileen Clegg’s work in at Institute for the Future, where they identified talent as a key area of focus. Click here to read details bios of Kevin and Eileen.
The Future of Work
Women have become the new workforce. There are now slightly more women workers than men, given the recession and the shrinking of the manufacturing and construction industries. They have less unemployment: So far this year the unemployment rate for men is about 8.8...
Gen Y, those in their twenties now, are born of bits and bytes. They hardly read. They watch play computer games, watch movies on the Internet, have made YouTube their favorite destination. This generation is the one that will redefine learning. And because of...
I recently did a webinar for ERE.net, sponsored by Glassdoor, discussing the trends and issues I see for the coming year or two. Some of the topics I cover include: The emergence of a world of “streaming” data that requires real-time action The dominance of social...
Current Employment Trends
U.S. Pop Working Part-Time, Consultants, or Self-Employed
U.S. Population Employed by Manufacturing (Less than 13%)
U.S. Population Living in Urban Areas
U.S. Unemployment Rate (07/16)
U.S. Job Seekers Starting Own Company (Q2 2014)
U.S. Average Employment Tenure (Years)
U.S. Civilian Labor Force Participation Rate (07/16)