Businesses Prepare for Decade with 22 Million New Jobs, But Only 17 Million New Workers

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According to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), it is estimated by in the next ten years, about 22 million new wage and salary jobs will be created in the next decade, while only 17 million employees will be entering the workforce. "The ability of an organization to attract, hire, and more importantly, retain the top talent in a limited talent pool will be the key to success," says business professional Eva Jenkins.

PRWEB) August 10, 2005 -- According to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), it is estimated by in the next ten years, about 22 million new wage and salary jobs will be created in the next decade, while only 17 million employees will be entering the workforce. "The ability of an organization to attract, hire, and more importantly, retain the top talent in a limited talent pool will be the key to success," says business professional Eva Jenkins.

A visionary entrepreneur based in the nation's capital, Jenkins is the driving force behind VIP Staffing and VIP Innovations. Jenkins is also co-author of the soon-to-be-released Conversations on Success, a new book featuring up-close-and-personal interviews with 19 business leaders. Each interview focuses on a different entrepreneur with a unique perspective and a personal story.

"Today's business leaders are truly entering a 'new world' where success is elusive and failure to be inflexible can be fatal," she says. Conversations on Success offers the been-there-and-done-that strategies and insights of people who are "effectively navigating their way through the changing landscape."

Jenkins notes that the book itself reflects the changes that have occurred across the corporate landscape. "In the 20th Century, success books focused exclusively on making a business grow. But Conversations on Success recognizes that we're redefining the word 'success' to include personal satisfaction and fulfillment." She points to sections of the book that focus on topics including mentoring and life coaching, but adds, "I have a somewhat more 'hard-core' business orientation," she says. "The idea that 'business is business' was hard-wired into me years ago." This, she explains, is the reason she decided to devote her interview to the importance of human capital management.

"I believe that dramatic changes on the business side demand a new approach to evolving organizational structures and information flow paths. At the same time, new workers and veterans, alike, are rethinking their career paths in light of those changes.

Conversations on Success is scheduled for release in early September 2005 and will be available on amazon.com

About the Co-Author

Eva Jenkins is a visionary entrepreneur whose rich history of accomplishments in business and finance serve as both the foundation and the fuel of her current success. Armed with a keen understanding of the dynamics of human capital, she is known for her astute sense of the best way to leverage that capital.

Jenkins helps companies re-shape their fundamental business beliefs and practices so that they may "respond to, and more importantly anticipate, the precedent-setting challenges of a constantly evolving international global economy," she says.

She is a lightening rod for innovative thought and a divining rod for identifying hidden potential.

"No business wants to squander capital -- financial or human," says Jenkins. "So, by effectively structuring the way in which an organization works, re-thinking benefits and compensation alternatives, and taking a proactive approach to human capital management, they can achieve a superb ROI on their 'capital' investment."

Ms. Jenkins is actively promoting Conversations on Success and is available for interviews and appearances. She may be contacting directly at (202) 973-0179 or by email evaj@vipinnovations.com.

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