Talent attraction is an important issue for all sectors. There is a growing trend of persons moving careers at late stages in life. We have found from other research that primary sectors need to replace between 10 – 15% of their workforce each year as workers retire, leave for training, switch careers, or move overseas. Not only does a sector need to attract enough talent to replace those who leave but also attract enough talent to meet the capability needs of growth within their sector.
In this report we provide insights into where select New Zealand sectors have historically sourced their new talent from. We find that career changers make a more significant contribution to new talent that previously understood.
The following report tracks the outcomes of new entrants within their new sector.