The Talent Revolution: Longevity and the Future of Work
Published: April 2019© 2019
Imprint: Rotman-UTP Publishing
Page Count: 248 Pages
Dimensions: 6.50 x 9.25
248 Pages, 6.50 x 9.25 x 0.80 in
The definitive guide to maximizing workforce value, The Talent Revolution exposes work-life longevity as the most influential driver transforming today’s workplace – a competitive edge for organizations smart enough to capitalize on it.
This is a first – a book that positions older workers as revolutionaries and reveals how organizations that engage employees across all life stages will outperform their competitors. With clarity and specificity, it describes new models, debunks commonly held myths about older workers, demolishes justifications for traditional structures and attitudes, and builds the case for a reset that will help smart companies profit from their intergenerational workforce.
Through case studies, metrics, strategies, and tactics, The Talent Revolution explores the impact of workforce demographics on the future of work and provides new, actionable strategies for turning an aging workforce into a competitive advantage.
Part 1: The Future of Work
1. The Future of Work and the Talent Revolution
2. Welcome to the Revolution
3. Demographic Change and an Aging Workforce: Boomers as Revolutionaries
4. Discovering the Broken Talent Escalator
Part 2: Untruths and Myths
5. The Costs of Untruths and Myths
6. Money Myths
7. Peak Performance Myths
8. From Myth to Smart Strategy
Part 3: Becoming a Talent Revolutionary Organization
9. Zooming In and Out
10. Critical Actions for CEOs
11. Critical Actions for HR Leaders
12. Critical Actions for Front-Line Managers
13. From the Talent Revolution to the Future of Work
"This book turns thinking about the aging workforce on its head. It’s a must-read to tap the potential productivity of a truly intergenerational workforce, and to make companies more profitable."Ali Velshi, Senior Economic and Business Correspondent, NBC News, and Co-anchor, Velshi & Ruhle, MSNBC
"This is a very important book, one that sheds a light on an extremely significant management issue that every organization in the Western world has to face: continued engagement of older workers. As the CEO of a knowledge based business, one where experience is vital for the ongoing benefit of customers and the organization's competitive advantage, maintaining and extending the organization's capabilities is a significant challenge that demands more creative thinking and solutions. The Talent Revolution provides great insights and a path forward.David Blinick, CEO Blinco Systems Inc.
"The Talent Revolution: Longevity and the Future of Work persuasively makes the case for a transformation in the way companies think about age and work. Taylor and Lebo offer a ground-breaking perspective on the intergenerational workforce and practical advice that will be invaluable to any organization seeking to understand and profit from its older workers."Benjamin Nadler, Chief Operating Officer at Sensei Labs
"Taylor and Lebo are a dynamic intergenerational duo! The Talent Revolution is a "must-read" for any organization wanting to realize the potential of its age-diverse workforce. A Conley "Top Ten" read." Chip Conley, Strategic Advisor for Hospitality & Leadership, AirBnB and author of Wisdom@Work
"We need to challenge deeply ingrained myths and to prepare for meaningful career development. In this context, leaders, if they want to profit from the untapped source of wealth in their teams, have to see longevity as their ‘single greatest competitive opportunity.’"Catherine Glee-Vermande, iaelyon School of Management, Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3