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Building and branding talent hub: an outlook

Building and branding talent hub: an outlook Purpose – In the era of knowledge economy and global crisis, managing talent across the globe has become a strategic challenge for organizations to create long-term business success. Getting the right employees in pivotal roles at the right time is crucial for firms to gain competitive advantage. Firms confront challenges to attract the prospective employees, develop, and retain their existing ones simultaneously to deliver excellence in the marketplace. Therefore, firms are required to address the needs and expectations of their employees through the involvement of top management, and provide challenging tasks and opportunities to enhance employees’ professional, social, and personal competencies. Such employees feel motivated and become highly engaged toward their job and organizational goals. Thus, the purpose of this paper is to propose a conceptual framework to build talent hub through engaging and branding employees in the organizations. Design/methodology/approach – General review. Findings – Engaged employees act as brand representatives, harmonize with firm’s values, and reflect the same in the external market, forming a talent hub. Originality/value – This paper provides an outlook for building and branding organizations as a talent hub through valuing and engaging employees to ensure a prolonged succession for business success. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Industrial and Commercial Training Emerald Publishing

Building and branding talent hub: an outlook

Industrial and Commercial Training , Volume 47 (4): 6 – Jun 1, 2015

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0019-7858
DOI
10.1108/ICT-11-2014-0077
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Abstract

Purpose – In the era of knowledge economy and global crisis, managing talent across the globe has become a strategic challenge for organizations to create long-term business success. Getting the right employees in pivotal roles at the right time is crucial for firms to gain competitive advantage. Firms confront challenges to attract the prospective employees, develop, and retain their existing ones simultaneously to deliver excellence in the marketplace. Therefore, firms are required to address the needs and expectations of their employees through the involvement of top management, and provide challenging tasks and opportunities to enhance employees’ professional, social, and personal competencies. Such employees feel motivated and become highly engaged toward their job and organizational goals. Thus, the purpose of this paper is to propose a conceptual framework to build talent hub through engaging and branding employees in the organizations. Design/methodology/approach – General review. Findings – Engaged employees act as brand representatives, harmonize with firm’s values, and reflect the same in the external market, forming a talent hub. Originality/value – This paper provides an outlook for building and branding organizations as a talent hub through valuing and engaging employees to ensure a prolonged succession for business success.

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Industrial and Commercial TrainingEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 1, 2015

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