Not all employers can afford to introduce talent to their employer brands the Apple way. However, the fact that such an iconic consumer brand feels the need to nurture talent like this is, perhaps, an invitation to all employers to consider what they could do to get themselves onto the radars of their next generation of hires.

Many organisations in a number of sectors will face challenges as key pockets of their current workforce approach retirement age.  Is your sector one of them? Are you doing enough, early enough, to consider how you will fill those gaps?