Thanks to its heavy investment in education and training, for the 5th year running, Switzerland secured the top spot in the World Talent Ranking, that’s according to a new report from IMD Business School. It was followed in the list by Denmark (2nd), Norway (3rd), Austria(4th), and the Netherlands (5th).
Canada, which ranked in 6th place, was the only non-European country to make the top ten. It was joined by Finland (7th), Sweden (8th), Luxembourg (9th), and Germany (10th).
The United States (12th), Singapore (13th), Australia (14th), the United Kingdom (23rd), China (39th), and India (53rd) all failed to make the top spots in the list, which ranked 63 countries on their ability to develop, attract and retain talent.
When it comes to labor pool talent, India ranks 53rd out of 63 economies studied this year – only Croatia (54th), Philippines (55th), Romania (56th), Bulgaria (57th), Brazil (58th), Slovak Republic (59th), Colombia (60th), Mexico (61st), Mongolia (62nd), Venezuela (63rd) fared worse than Colombia in the 2018 edition. Singapore (13th) emerged as the best country in Asia for talented employees, ahead of Hong Kong (18th).
Best Countries For Developing, Attracting, And Retaining Talented Employees, 2018:
|26||United Arab Emirates|