Peering into a crystal ball

What does 2003 hold in store for the workplace? Here's a top 10 list.
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 01/20/2003

What does 2003 hold in store for the workplace? According to one consulting firm, employers will be scrambling for talent like never before as the economy begins to boom again and employees search for their personal employer of choice.

Here’s the top 10 workforce and workplace forecasts for 2003:

1. As the economy picks up, employers will face the most severe shortage of skilled labour in history. Unprecedented churning in the labor marketplace will begin by mid-year. Skilled labor shortages in the United States will move even more jobs to other countries where workers will improve their skills to perform new tasks.