When Disaster Strikes: Assessing Workforce Readiness Around the World
No part of the globe remains free from the threat of natural and manmade disasters. In fact, 2011 was one of the worst years on record â€” especially in Asia and the Americas. From Earthquakes to tsunamis to tornadoes, people lost their lives, homes and property at a devastating rate. Employers, meanwhile, must deal with the impact of such events on their employees and operations. Through Mercer's Survey on Workforce Readiness: When Disaster Strikes, more than 140 organizations reflected on the past year and their own preparedness.