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The Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI)

Posted on : 27 Feb 2020

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  • Launched for the first time in 2013, the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) is an annual benchmarking report that measures the ability of countries to compete for talent.
  • It provides a wealth of data and analysis that helps decision-makers develop talent strategies, overcome talent mismatches and become more competitive in the global marketplace.
  • 2020 GTCI report focuses on Global Talent in the Age of Artificial Intelligence.
  • The index includes 70 variables and covers 132 countries.
  • The six metrics used to decide a country's rank are - enable, attract, grow, retain, vocational skills and global knowledge skills.
  • This year, Switzerland topped the list of 132 countries, followed by the US and Singapore.
  • Top 10 league table: Other countries in the top 10 include Sweden at the 4th position, Denmark (5th), the Netherlands (6th), Finland (7th), Luxembourg (8th), Norway (9th) and Australia (10th).
  • In the BRICS grouping, China was ranked 42nd, Russia (48th), South Africa (70th) and Brazil at 80th position. 
  • India has secured 72nd place in the index while last year the country was ranked at 80th position.
  • The report said the gap between high income, talent-rich nations and the rest of the world is widening. More than half of the population in the developing world lack basic digital skills.

Article Related Questions

  1. The Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI), an annual benchmarking report, is published by?

  2. 1.Indian School of Business

    2.INSEAD

    3.World Economic Forum

    4.World Bank

    Right Ans : INSEAD

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