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One of the featured articles- L&D for the Next Generation of Leaders highlighted the changing demographics. Millennials will be largest component of US labor force, growing 30% in next five years while baby boomers shrink by 28% as per Deloitte. There will be a shift from Knowledge Transfer to Knowledge Creation. Going forward, the highest performers may not be the most knowledgeable, but they will be the best at searching, identifying, and synthesizing information. Need for soft skills has increased. Article also forecasts the shift from domain-specific to cross functional skills. Are companies prepared to fill the skill gaps?