A recent report from Cisco predicts that a much different workforce will be dominant by 2020, one that will create more HR challenges for organizations trying to keep up with their younger workers' habits and abilities.
A college degree has become the new high-school diploma, as recent research shows that more companies will seek workers with higher education qualifications. Experts weigh in on the future of educational requirements in the workplace.
Pushed by dissatisfied employers as well as parents and students concerned about the value of a degree, many colleges are taking a more proactive approach to preparing their students for the workplace.
Specialized-talent shortages can be especially challenging to overcome when the positions are with companies in small communities that lack the glamor of New York, Chicago or Los Angeles, but experts say it can be done.