Talent Management in a new area

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Talent Management in a new area

In recent decades, organizations have increased their efforts and focus on talent management aspects, ensuring the well-being and personal development of their workforce, hence creating an “employer of choice” image for themselves.

Executive Summary

In the first instance, talent management refers to an organization's commitment to recruit, retain, and develop the most talented profiles available in the job market, taking into account global demographic shifts, widening skill gaps and the entry of a more flexible and technology-driven generation into the employment market. As such, how can we ensure that talent welfare and development is aligned to the corporate strategy?

Rather than just taking into account employees’ well-being and personal developments, organizations also need to ensure the general task of achieving their overall strategic objectives. Consequently, an organization’s human capital now, more than ever, needs to become an essential part of the business strategy.

Comparisons between public and private sectors have become increasingly commonplace in recent decades as public entities have been facing increasing pressures on the attraction and development of talents. As such, to what extent do talent management considerations in the public sector diverge from those in the private sector?

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