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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
My world shrank a few days ago when Jay Cross passed away. I don't even remember when I first met him, but it must have been 20 years ago or so. It feels like I always knew him. He was a mentor, a colleague, and I can't imagine him not being there for a lunch, a chat,...
In the TED@IBM talk last year, Susan Etlinger spoke on the topic “What do we do with all this big data?” The gist of her talk was that facts in themselves are meaningless without context. She also went on to say that lack of ability to question and to bring an array...
Once upon a time we sold products much as we “sell” jobs & organizations today. At the turn of the 20 century, merchants waited for a potential buyer to show up. The buyer was supposed to know what they wanted and ask for it. Most of the merchandise was kept in...
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)