Workforce Projections for 2019
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2019.

A mere 5 years away.  Yet based on prevailing trends as the USA economy rebounds from the Great Recession, the workforce in 2019 will be significantly different in 5 years.

The folks at Mashable (a leading source for news, information & resources for the “Connected Generation”) recently posted an online article entitled “5 Ways the Workforce Will Change in 5 Years”. They spoke to analysts from a variety of business and staffing sectors and came away from their discussions with 5 key themes on the emerging professional landscape as follows.

  1. Freelance employees will approach the 50% mark
  2. Flex-work will become the new normal
  3. Career “impatience” is a driving factor
  4. The new workforce will be working in small and medium-sized businessed
  5. Gen X will “have its day”

Read the full article here along with suggested strategies on how employers can prepare for these changes.

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