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The Situation Before the Crisis
Talent Management Creates the Biggest Headaches
Source: IBM Global Human Capital Study 2008
What do you see as the primary workforce-related issues facing the organization?
Inability to develop skills rapidly to address current and futurebusiness needsLack of leadership capabilityEmployee skills not aligned with current organizational prioritiesInability to collaborate and share knowledge across the organizationInability to attract qualified candidatesInability to build an engaged and motivated workforceInability to redeploy and realign resources to new opportunitiesInability to retain key employeesLabor costs higher than competitorsDifficulty in modifying staffing levels due to local labor regulations0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 55 60Percent