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Recently there have been numerous articles about labor shortages in the chemicals industry;

http://www.newswire.ca/en/story/1248211/minister-kenney-addresses-skills-shortages-in-canada-s-chemical-industry

http://www.icis.com/blogs/asian-chemical-connections/2013/10/us-labour-shortages-threaten-petchem-projects/

http://www.chemweek.com/lab/Engineering-and-construction-Shale-boom-reinvigorates-the-industry-could-lead-to-shortage-of-labor-resources_52648.html

http://nccercornerstone.org/features/item/115-big-increase-in-gulf-coast-projects-equals-big-demand-for-skilled-workers

Has this affected your company? Are you worried about the graying of your work force? The lack of skilled trades? Devloping successors? Are contingent workforces becoming more important to you?

What strategies are you putting in place to counter act this trend?

Please join us in discussing this on going trend in the workforce

If you are interested in what SAP is doing to try to resolve some of these issues please a take a look at these short videos on our cloud solution Success Factors http://www.youtube.com/user/SuccessFactorsInc

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