Strategic Shifts: The Future of Human Capital

Posted: September 12, 2012 at 11:08 am, Last Updated: October 15, 2012 at 11:58 am

Link to a blog entry and video from the World Economic Forum, Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2012, Tianjin, China. .


“Chief executive officers around the world now list human capital as one of their top three concerns, according to a recent PwC survey. And issues on attraction, retention and retooling of human talent are occupying more and more airtime in the C-suite. As they dive into the needs and preferences of the new generation of young professionals, surveys confirm the notion that purpose of mission, meaning of work, flexibility in controlling one’s work and lifestyle and opportunities to have an impact will be the dimensions that will drive employment choice decisions. To paraphrase Dennis Nally, “The deal has changed”, and unless companies figure out ways to respond to the new demands of young professionals, they will put their most precious assets at risk.”

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