Switzerland maintained its top position as the world’s best economy in attracting and nurturing highly-skilled professionals, according to the recently released IMD World Talent Ranking 2018. The annual study from the IMD business school assesses the performance of 63 countries across three key categories: 1) Investment and Development, 2) Appeal and 3) Readiness.
Despite Switzerland’s high living costs, the wealthy Alpine nation comes first on the global talent podium, followed by Denmark (second), Norway (third), Austria (4th), and the Netherlands (5th).
Finland and Sweden are in seventh and eighth place, while Iceland, in 16th, is the only Nordic country outside of the top 10.
Infographic: 10 best countries for Attracting And Nurturing Highly-Skilled Professionals in the world, 2018