This solution answers the problem:
What do you think is the most significant strategic challenge facing HR today, and why? Use exs to substantiate your response.
The exs provided include the fact that beginning in 2011, about 10,000 people turned 65 on a daily basis. This creates a vast number of experienced employees who are able to retiree. The other challenge HR must deal with is the "Sandwich Generation" that is in a position of caring for both children and older parents. Work/life balance has become paramount in order for the generation to fulfill both personal and professional demands.