“It’ll be a ‘perfect storm’ for talent when the economy improves”

“According to a worldwide survey of senior managers, sponsored by StepStone Solutions, two years of cut-backs have undermined workplace trust. Combined with increasing demand for executive talent and a sharp drop in graduate recruitment, the survey has found that companies without the right talent strategies risk developing a major skills shortage just when they need employees’ energy and commitment the most.” Read more.

While the survey focuses on the private sector, we have every reason to believe this will affect the public sector, too. What is your agency doing to hold on to the people who’ll lead in the years ahead? What suggestions can you offer to others?