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The paper "Farewell, Job Title. Hello, Agglomeration of Skills by Blue" is a delightful example of an article on human resources.   The article, Farewell, job title. Hello, agglomeration of skills, by Blue, (2016), focuses on the innovation occurring at unprecedented rates which have led to changes in the employers’ needs. It looks at the way in which job titles are losing relevance and skill sects gaining prominence. According to the article, the best way to measure workforce supply and demand is through analyzing the worker's skills and the needed skills for the open jobs.

The article helps a lot in understanding how the field of human resource management is changing (Blue, 2016). According to Dychtwald, Erickson, and Morison, (2006), recruitment is a major role of human resource management. The role cannot be a success without having an adequate talent pool. At the moment, the HR function of recruitment has been facing a shortage of skilled employees. The focus is to help in ensuring that the talent pool is broadened and workers who would be left behind by the fourth industrial revolution do not become unemployed. Concepts/ issues being studied The article points out at the innovation which is occurring at an unprecedented rate.

This has led to employers to have their needs shifted in a rapid manner. It points out at the existing situation where the education system has been forced to keep pace to address the existing gap between the skills needed by the industry and skills workers have. With the current change, it is still common to see workforce supply and demand being measured in an archaic manner. This is through the supply and demand of job titles instead of skills.

according to Guinn (2000), this approach is wrong since job titles can be used to imply different things based on industry and geographies. The article points out that job titles are an agglomeration of skills. Thus, the best way to measure workforce supply and demand would be through skills and skills that are required for a given job (Blue, 2016).

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