Growing your talent from the inside - HR Manager's Bookshelf (Books)

By Ray Brillinger
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/23/2002

The War for Talent

By Ed Michaels, Helen Handfield-Jones and Beth Axelrod, 200 pages (2001), Harvard Business School Press. At bookstores or 1-800-565-5758,

“Although the size of the total workforce is projected to grow by 12 per cent between 1998 and 2008, the number of 25 to 44-year-olds — the demographic segment that will supply companies with their future leaders — will decline by six per cent during the same period. Over the next two decades, the demand for talented people will continue to reshape the workplace as companies compete for a limited supply of capable managers.”