To Meet The Talent Shortage, Companies Are More Likely To Consider Mature Workers And Those With Employment Gaps

The combination of a low birth rate and increase in longevity is changing the demographics of the workforce. The workforce is aging. This reality, in combination with a global talent shortage, is forcing companies to expand their talent search beyond the traditional job seekers to those they have previously ignored such as mature workers and those with gaps in their resumes. A new report from Manpower, The Future of Work is Humanpower, confirms that 34% of the 30,000 employers from 41 countries that participated in their research are now more willing to hire seniors and 27% are more willing to consider candidates with employment gaps.

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