Summary of The Workforce Crisis of 2030 – and How to Start Solving It Now

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The Workforce Crisis of 2030 – and How to Start Solving It Now summary
The world’s largest economies stand on the precipice of a workforce crisis and must act now to prevent stagnation.


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Simple mathematics forecasts a looming global labor crisis. The workforce is aging, and by 2030, there won’t be enough personnel to fill jobs and keep major economies growing. While you may think technology provides the answer, human resources consultant Rainer Strack quickly deflates this optimistic idea. He has studied the numbers, and his solution involves a major attitude shift. getAbstract recommends this intelligent analysis to leaders of firms that require highly skilled employees now and in the future.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Which factors are converging to create a labor shortage,
  • What employment qualities today’s job seekers prioritize, and
  • How companies and governments can address the impending workforce crisis.


In 1964, 1.3 million babies were born in Germany; by 2013, just in excess of 600,000. Germany’s working population is aging, and most baby boomers will retire by 2030. If the country’s GDP and productivity continue to grow at a similar rate as during the past two decades,
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About the Speaker

Human resources consultant Rainer Strack is a senior partner at the Boston Consulting Group.

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    Joe DeJohn 2 years ago
    This really supports why CSOD will continue to be vital to companies who need to compete and grow.

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