In a recent global survey of People and Change practitioners from across the global network of KPMG member firms worldwide, most respondents agreed the answer is no.
There is a new war for talent, and this war is different than in the past.
- Skills shortages are set to increase as globalisation and competitive pressures take hold across sectors and industries and improving economic conditions spur employees to seek new jobs.
- Two-thirds of survey respondents say it is more important to address the talent needs of all employees, in the context of the business and its strategy.
- Just over half agree or strongly agree that pursuing high potential talent at the team’s expense puts the business at risk.