Tomorrow's Workforce: The Needs for Immigrant Workers and Strategies to Retain Them

Nguyen, Bao Q.
June 2008
Public Personnel Management;Summer2008, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p175
Academic Journal
U.S. corporations are facing dual crises with an aging workforce and a shrinking pool of younger talent. The current workforce consists primarily of baby boomers who are beginning to reach retirement age, and prospects for replacing the exiting workers do not look promising. Some corporations are turning to immigrants to alleviate these problems. While there are benefits of having immigrants in the workforce, issues related cultural and value differences also exist. Therefore, corporations must develop strategies to effectively utilize and retain immigrants in order to remain competitive.


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