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Fact-of-the-Week: 15 August 2011

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Businesses Beware:
Employees Considering a Move
Could Trigger Critical Talent Shortage

One-third (32%) of US workers "are seriously considering leaving their organization at the present time, up from 23% in 2005," according to a 2011 report from Mercer. Among younger workers: 40% of employees aged 25-34 are seriously considering leaving, along with 44% of employees aged 24 and younger. At the same time, over half (52%) of U.S. employers are experiencing difficulty filling mission-critical positions within their organizations, up from 14% in 2010.
Manpower Group. (2011). 2011 talent shortage survey results. USA: ManpowerGroup. Retrieved from 2011 Talent Shortage Survey Results.

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