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.).
SHRM Research Spotlight: Changes in the Workforce
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