Tag Archives: Workforce

Decoding Global Talent

The Boston Consulting Group jointly with The Network, has just conducted a research on today’s global workforce. This publication is based on more than 200,000 replies to an online survey containing 33 questions, of which 13 addressed demographic factors like age, work experience, gender, education, industry, salary, and occupation—questions that can be filtered and combined …
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Expatriate Trends Study 2013

Cigna and the National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) have just published the “Expatriate Trends Study 2013”. The survey shows areas of dissatisfaction among the globally mobile workforce that may jeopardize employees’ successful completion of assignments outside their home countries and diminish their employers’ return on investment in them. Family stress, cultural differences, increased workloads and …
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Human Capital Report 2013

The World Economic Forum in collaboration with Mercer has published the “Human Capital Report 2013”. The study measures how countries are developing and deploying their most precious resource by encompassing aspects of education, health, the workforce and the enabling environment. It covers 122 countries. While there is a strong correlation between national income and human …
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Jobs and Skills in the 21st Century

Towers Watson and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) recently released a knowledge paper describing these challenges under the title “Jobs and Skills in the Twenty-First Century.” Over the next two decades, Asia is expected to add 494 million people to its workforce — nearly 54% of the growth projected for the entire global workforce — …
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Manpower Advises Companies to Adjust their Contingent and Permanent Workforce

Manpower Group has presented a new paper at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, titled “Increasing Demand for Better Skills Assessment and Match for Better Results.” The study advises companies how to navigate the “Human Age” through the company’s annual analysis of the macro-economic forces evolving the world of work. Manpower defines companies …
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Global Talent Risk Report 2011

The World Economic Forum, in collaboration with the Boston Consulting Group, has published the report “Global Talent Risk: Seven Responses”. The study argues that industries and countries worldwide will require major increases of highly educated people in their workforces to sustain economic growth. The report also analyzes projected talent shortages by 2020 and 2030 in …
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Stimulating Economies through Fostering Talent Mobility

The World Economic Forum, in collaboration with The Boston Consulting Group, (BCG) has released a new report, “Stimulating Economies through Fostering Talent Mobility”. The study highlights best practices from governments and companies that successfully address talent shortages, and outlines recommendations for improving workforce skills and attracting highly-skilled employees. Despite high unemployment, the global economy has …
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