Over the past 5 years we have heard predictions of an impending worker shortage due to the retirement of the baby boomers. Predictions are that the retirement of baby boomers will create a drain in knowledge, experience and leadership in our workforce. With the recent downturn in the economy, most organizations did not focus on this trend. However, now that we appear to be in an economic recovery the discussion is back on the table with greater intensity. But did anyone actually speak to the boomers or is this just a prediction?