How do we help retirement-age workers in lower-level jobs make the transition, even as we begin planning succession for higher-level jobs? We have some workers who are several years past our voluntary retirement age and want to make sure the company is prepared for their departure. For other higher-level jobs, we are just starting to look at who our successors might be.
—Cautious, HR manager, education, Kingston, Jamaica
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The CYA Report podcast is a partnership between Workforce and Fistful of Talent. In this edition, Workforce Senior Editor Ed Frauenheim discusses his February cover story on bringing jobs back to America, a trend known as "re-shoring." Listen to the podcast below. Read More
For years companies have looked to outsource jobs to cut costs, but now more U.S. employers are looking to beef up operations domestically. It's a trend known as 're-shoring.' Read More