In particular, for the pharmaceutical industry, these talent shortages bring about a host of difficult challenges. This is due to the specialist nature of roles and the growth and diversification of biopharma, which requires an increasingly sophisticated and skilled workforce.
Training and development
Staff development and training programmes were largely on pause during the pandemic. However, demand for training has risen significantly since the start of this year as restrictions ease around the world. Businesses need to ensure they prioritise the recruitment and development of staff to help ensure longevity and survival.