Frustrated with Skills Gaps? Wood Can Help

Tired of talent crunches? Sick of skills gaps? Done with position vacancies? It’s understandable, in light of current employment market and demographic conditions. As we mentioned in an earlier post, the U.S. workforce is transforming – dramatically. For example: Women are comprising a greater share of the workforce. Large numbers of Baby Boomers are exiting […]

HR Responds as Older Workers Delay Retirement

U.S. workers are working longer – and retiring later.  Why? According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute’s Retirement Confidence Survey (as reported by about 36 percent of respondents cite the poor economy; 16 percent say their lack of faith in Social Security is forcing them to postpone retirement; 13 percent claim they simply can’t […]