Students contemplate future at Focus 2040

Competition encourages 'best and brightest' to pursue HR careers
By Danielle Harder
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/03/2010

Fast forward 30 years. What will the workforce look like? Who is in it? What is their background and education? What motivates them?

Then consider the work environment. What social, cultural, economic, technological or political factors influence the workplace? Will technology push workers into isolation — or bring them closer together?

Finally, how will the workforce and the workplace integrate by 2040? What will the HR system look like? How will it engage, retain and inspire workers?