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Building and branding talent hub: an outlook

BINITA TIWARI (Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India)
Usha Lenka (Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India)

Industrial and Commercial Training

ISSN: 0019-7858

Article publication date: 1 June 2015

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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Citation

TIWARI, B. and Lenka, U. (2015), "Building and branding talent hub: an outlook", Industrial and Commercial Training, Vol. 47 No. 4, pp. 208-213. https://doi.org/10.1108/ICT-11-2014-0077

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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