Emerging Talent: how will your organisation find its own Bilbo Baggins in 2013? (Part 2)


Posted by Julia Bowden, Talent Manager, Ochre House | emerging markets
Posted on January 16th, 2013 at 9:09 am

In my previous blog I looked at how the wizard Gandalf’s recruitment of a hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, for an adventure might inspire us to challenge accepted recruitment practice when taking a fresh look at our emerging talent programmes this year.
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Africa – A Demographic Dividend Around The Corner?

Posted by Gyan Nagpal, CEO & Principal, PeopleLENS Global Associates | emerging markets, Future talent, multi-country rpo
Posted on October 11th, 2011 at 11:07 am

In the few weeks following my opening keynote at the Ochre House Talent Symposium in London, I presented some of our Talent Economics research at a business forum in Manila – Philippines, and an HR Business Partnering Conference in Barcelona – Spain. The group in Barcelona were particularly diverse, which added some interesting new perspectives to the talent management debate. The audience not only represented some of Western Europe’s strongest organisations, but included companies from Eastern Europe, North Africa, Saudi Arabia and other Middle East countries. In particular I had some very good questions emerge about the short and medium term business potential of Africa.

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China’s war for talent is over! – Or is it?


Posted by Kieran Scally - VP - Resourcing Solutions (APAC) | APAC talent management, emerging markets, emerging talent, gender diversity
Posted on July 22nd, 2011 at 8:58 am

The latest study by the Center for Work-Life Policy has found that the solution to China’s search for skilled talent is much closer than it appears. It says that the answer to the problem is highly qualified Chinese women.
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According to the latest PwC survey of business leaders around the globe, one of their biggest headaches is how to source and retain the talent they will need to take advantage of the opportunities offered by emerging markets.
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