Following on from my post last week, here is an incredible amount of information about the labour force, along with further predictions on what is to come over the next few decades.
Even the Exec summary will take some time to get through, but if you have the time, and it really is some reading, there are some great pieces of insight.
And as luck would have it, looks like our jobs will probably be ok, at least in the short term. And in the long term it'll be ok too, providing you have skills.
A shrinking labor pool should be good news for younger workers—scarcity raises their market value. And in the near term, this may be true. The immediate challenge for business over the next few years will be attracting and retaining workers, especially highly skilled ones who already are scarce. Employers will need to enhance existing incentives with higher wages, flexible work arrangements and more attractive corporate cultures.