China - Brain Gain"Thousand Talents Program" Ø Professors in famous foreign universities ! Ø Technical and management personnel holding senior positions in international corporations! Ø Entrepreneurs with full intellectual property rights to certain technologies!Ø Each participant gets! Ø 1 Million Yuan (US $ 150K)! Ø Pension! Ø Healthcare!
China - Reversing Brain Drain"Ø Policy change (2001): from “huiguo fuwu” (return to the country) to “weiguo fuwu” (serve the country)! Ask not what your country can do for you. 问 你 为 60%" 么 50%" 40%" 30%" 20%" Return rate of 10%" Chinese students" 0%" 2000" 2002" 2004" 2006" 2008" 2010"
What Attracts People to a Job"Emerging Economies Brazil India China Mature Economies Germany UK USCareer Advancement 1 1 1 Competitive Salary 1 1Competitive Salary 2 Convenient Work Location 2 2Challenging Work 3 Sufficient Vacation 3 2Learning and 2 3 Challenging Work 1DevelopmentOpportunitiesCompetitive Benefits 3 2 Flexible Hours 3 Competitive Healthcare 3 Towers-Watson Survey 2010
China"Ø Consider third and fourth tier cities!Ø Hire “Local-Plus”"Ø Details, details, details (in job descriptions)"!
China - Reaching Candidates"FaceBook Clones:!Ø Renren!Ø Kaixin001!Ø Qzone!Ø 51.com!
India"Ø Focus on “learnability” when hiring"Ø Screen, screen and screen some more"Ø Offer an “international” career"Ø Focus on Women""!
India - Social Media"Ø Major metro areas represent 40% of trafﬁc!Ø Majority of active users are in the age group 15 – 24!Ø Majority are college grads!Ø 80: 20 (Male: Female)!Ø Social media users represent 60% of Indian online users!
Enlist Governments" COUNTRY" PROGRAM" TALENT"Germany! Perspective 50Plus! Seniors!Germany! Jobstarter! Funds vocational training!South Africa! SANSA (South African Network of SA Diaspora! Skills Abroad)!European Union! New Skills for New Jobs! Professionals!India! Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs! Professionals!Quebec! Mutual Recognition of French Professionals! Professional Qualiﬁcations!British IECBC (Immigrant Employment! Immigrants!Columbia! Council of British Columbia)!
Go Beyond the Obvious" COMPANY" PROGRAM" TALENT"Siemens AG! GLOW (Global Leadership! High potential women in Organization of Women)! developing countries!GE! Talent Spotting! Mentoring Women in Arab Countries!Infosys! Campus Connect! College Students!ABB Schweiz AB! 58+! Older workers can work as consultants!Google! Women in Engineering Indian Women Engineers! Awards!