Talent Management

Talent management is at the top of business agendas around the world. If they are to compete in global markets, organisations must recruit, retain and develop the best talent, often in fields where there are skills shortages. To do this successfully, they must fulfil the career aspirations of different generations of the workforce, from Millennials and Generation Y to Generation X and Baby Boomers, while ensuring they meet key business objectives, such as succession planning. Read more

Talent mobility – the movement of talent across an organisation’s departments, divisions and locations – plays an increasingly important part in global businesses’ talent management strategies. International assignments and relocations may both form part of a corporate talent mobility programme.

With contributions from experts, this section provides HR and talent managers, whether or not they are managing international assignments and global mobility, with the news, articles, tools and advice they need to keep up with the latest developments in talent management and formulate effective talent management solutions. It covers both policy and practice across a host of topics, including skills strategies, recruitment, and training and development, from career and leadership planning for graduate recruits and interns to developing women leaders and senior managers. Insights from the latest global mobility surveys are also featured.

See also our International Assignments, Human Resources, and Talent Management sections. For details of organisations in the global mobility industry that provide international assignment and recruitment services, as well as destination services providers and relocation management companies, see our Directory. Keep informed by subscribing to our newsletters and other publications.

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Recruitment

Action steps for organisations

The Employee Value Proposition and global mobility: a tool in the war for talent?

The “war on talent” is mostly due to a shortage of skilled labour. How can the Employee Value Proposition help employers attract and retain talent, especially in the world of international assignments and global mobility?
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Think Global People Communities

Introducing Relocate Global's new networking communities to keep you connected around the world.
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Top scientists warn of Brexit damage to European research

Some of the world's leading scientists have warned both Britain and the EU that a no-deal Brexit would irreparably damage "the flow of people and ideas across borders" that scientific research relies on.

Development

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International Health Insurance

How can employers support staff in health terms while they are outside the UK? For an employer, the first decision will be whether the cover should be a travel insurance policy which includes a health benefit, or a private medical insurance plan tailored to the employee’s needs.
Action steps for organisations

The Employee Value Proposition and global mobility: a tool in the war for talent?

The “war on talent” is mostly due to a shortage of skilled labour. How can the Employee Value Proposition help employers attract and retain talent, especially in the world of international assignments and global mobility?
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Millennials on the move

As millennials gain an increasing share of mobility opportunities, relocation professionals must consider the policy components that motivate and support them. Millennials’ predisposition to travel suggests a less generous policy may be needed, reducing costs – but could millennial policy segmentation be a step too far? Dr Sue Shortland takes a closer look.

Surveys

Global concern over talent shortages, survey shows

Global concern over talent shortages, survey shows

Shrinkage in the global talent pool has become a major headache for business leaders across the world, according to a survey by international recruitment firm Cielo.
Multigenerational workplace

Move over Millennials: Gen Z demand people-first employers

A new Investors in People (IIP) report investigates the expectations and motivations of people born after 1995, and now graduating into the world of work from university or college.
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Half of working parents feel unfairly judged

A new study calls on UK businesses to do more to help working parents. It finds the relief felt as children return to school after the summer holidays is quickly replaced by the worry of balancing work and family life.
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