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Technology and the hunt for global talent: Strategic alignment holds key to recruiting the cream in digital age

Strategic Direction

ISSN: 0258-0543

Article publication date: 12 January 2015

Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies.

Design/methodology/approach

This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.

Findings

This paper considers the ways that multi-national corporations can go about their search for the best worldwide talent. It suggests that information and communications technology (ICT) has a key role to play, and examines how companies try to combine the use of ICT with global talent management.

Practical implications

The paper provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world’s leading organizations.

Originality/value

The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format.

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Citation

(2015), "Technology and the hunt for global talent: Strategic alignment holds key to recruiting the cream in digital age", Strategic Direction, Vol. 31 No. 2, pp. 19-21. https://doi.org/10.1108/SD-12-2014-0167

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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