I also know we can tend to be the whipping boy, treated like the step child and garner minimal respect and appreciation. So when I saw this, (see below) I actually felt angry. One of the things I can't stand is incompetency and stupidity. Now I know we are all at different stages of knowledge and professional growth. Yet when I look at this chart, I think to myself," This is just plain stupid."
The very things we need are the very things we are not doing, and then folks write about are not happening! On top of which, we complain we cannot find people when we fail to meet talent acquisition needs with record unemployment! Even leaders start blamming us for the shortage of talent.