The talent crisis. The war for talent. The skills gap.
It’s called different things but whenever you goto a conference, attend a seminar or just talk to anyone in the creative and digital industries, the odds are that very quickly the conversation will return to the problem everyone feels – finding and keeping great people.
In pretty much all the work we do with companies across the sector – whether in tech, film, app design, digital marketing, web services – whatever – it’s a common thread that keeps working its way into our coaching.
There’s a lot to say on the topic (and even more to do!), so we’ll be writing a chunk about this over the coming months. However for now, like any good doctor – let’s start with the diagnosis. Remedies follow.
The problem has a number of factors at play, but let’s use an old school framework to frame the issue. Good old Supply and Demand.