Jason Wincuinas
Apr 9, 2014

PwC, LinkedIn study highlights talent plight in China

HONG KONG – China has seen more people leave its talent pool than enter it in recent years, a fact a new joint report from PwC and LinkedIn calls out while looking into economic adaptability around the world. But there is more to the story if one views it as a starting point rather than an end.

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The report also speculates that if companies in China improve programmes for talent training and retention that could unleash over US$65 billion worth of productivity gains estimated total gain for all studied markets combine to reach $130 billion.

Adaptability became a focus for the researchers, who state “harnessing new technologies or exploiting new international markets” is key to what drives an economy to survive and flourish. Though China came out at the bottom...

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