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According to the World Economic Forum, as of 2016, it was estimated that 65 percent of children will end up in careers that don’t even exist yet. This is not a new phenomenon. Think 20, 15 or even 10 years back. Job titles, such as social media manager, app developer,...read more
It was one of those great days in the office. Janet showed me an email from one of our clients who had recently asked us for search engine optimization (SEO) help for their economic development website. The email contained a graph of the site’s hit rate, showing that...read more
A retiring baby boomer generation coupled with long-term demographic migration patterns are causing a talent scarcity over much of the country and developed world. When the unemployment rate falls to near all-time lows, it only further exacerbates the problem....read more
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