Employers face increasingly tough global battle for talent

Wilkinson, Amanda
July 2007
Employee Benefits;Jul2007, p12
The article reports on the status of labor supply in Great Britain. Talent management specialists face a global war for talented staff and must revise reward strategies to help recruit employees in this group. The shortage of the availability of talent are contributed to the economic downturn and the growth of emerging economies such as India. According to Washington Bureau Chief Adrian Wooldridge, employers need to attract and retain staff by offering personal development opportunities.


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