With many baby boomers set to retire in the near future, businesses are already bracing for a shortage of skilled workers, according to a survey by Robert Half International.

More than half of 150 executives (55 percent) polled recently said their companies are concerned about losing key staff to retirement in the next five to 10 years, and an even larger number (78 percent) said their firms are taking steps to compensate for the loss of baby-boom-age employees, RHI reported.

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