Talent Management - Opportunities and Challenges
There is no dearth of professionals but there is an acute shortage of talented professionals globally.
Every year B-schools globally churn out management professionals in huge numbers but how many of are actually employable remains questionable! This is true for other professions also.
The scenario is worse even in developing economies of south East Asia. Countries like U.S and many European countries have their own set of problems. The problem is of aging populations resulting in talent gaps at the top.
The developing countries of south East Asia are a young population but quality of education system as a whole breeds a lot of talent problems. They possess plenty of laborers - skilled and unskilled and a huge man force of educated unemployable professionals. These are the opportunities and challenges that the talent management in organizations has to face today - dealing with demographic talent problems.
Now if we discuss the problem in the global context, its the demographics that needs to be taken care of primarily and when we discuss the same in a local context the problem becomes a bit simpler and easier to tackle. Nonetheless global or local at the grass roots level talent management has to address similar concerns more or less. It faces the following opportunities and challenges:
(Since an opportunity is the other face of challenge and vice versa, the words challenge and opportunity have been used interchangeably in the article)
- Talent Management Principles
- Talent Management Process
- Talent Management Consulting
- Current Trends in Talent Management
- Talent Management Myths
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