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Title: Building and branding talent hub: An outlook
Authors: Tiwari B.
Lenka, Usha
Published in: Industrial and Commercial Training
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. © Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
Citation: Industrial and Commercial Training (2015), 47(4): 208-213
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.
Keywords: Career development
Talent branding
Talent engagement
Talent management
Talent valuing
ISSN: 197858
Author Scopus IDs: 56661874700
Author Affiliations: Tiwari, B., Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India
Lenka, U., Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India
Corresponding Author: Tiwari, B.; Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of TechnologyIndia
Appears in Collections:Journal Publications [MS]

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