Baby Boomer Brain Drain [Infographic]

The U.S. workforce is headed for a dramatic shift. As baby boomers retire, organizations will face a growing shortage of experienced workers and a significant talent gap. Today, baby boomers account for 31 percent of all jobs—and 56 percent hold leadership positions. Baby boomers also own more than 4 million companies. What does this mean for employers? How can companies fill the gap as skilled workers leave the workforce? In the following infographic, MBA@UNC takes a closer look at the facts that surround baby boomer brain drain. The infographic illustrates the effect that baby boomers have in the workforce today, how their retirement will affect the businesses of tomorrow and what companies can do to leverage senior talent and prepare for the future.

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