The Coming Talent Dearth

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In the current period of record unemployment, it’s hard to believe that in as little as nine years, the world could face a massive shortage of qualified talent.

In a white paper released during its annual meeting this week in Davos, Switzerland, the World Economic Forum (WEF), in collaboration with the Boston Consulting Group, predicts that by 2020 there will be a dearth of business professionals, engineers, doctors, IT specialists, scientific researchers, technicians, teachers, plumbers and

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