As labour pool shrinks, top talent will become high-priced free agents

Employers need to build a permanent presence in the job market
By Gabriel Bouchard
|CHRR, Report on Recruitment & Staffing|Last Updated: 05/24/2005

Canada’s labour market is being transformed by powerful forces that will create a shortage of up to one million qualified workers in the next decade or two, according to Conference Board of Canada forecasts.

The generation known as baby boomers has begun retiring and will leave a vacuum of skilled workers in the labour force. The Conference Board of Canada, in its publication

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