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Switzerland first on most competitive list, U.S. fourth

Staff Writer |
The United States ranks fourth internationally in growing, attracting and retaining talent for the third consecutive year, according to the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI).

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Produced in partnership by INSEAD, The Business School for the World, The Adecco Group, the world's leading provider of human resource solutions, and the Human Capital Leadership Institute of Singapore, the GTCI is an annual benchmarking report that measures countries' ability to compete for talent.

The theme of this fourth edition of the GTCI is Talent and Technology: Shaping the Future of Work.

The 2017 study focuses on how technological advances are affecting talent competitiveness and the nature of work. By analyzing data on 118 countries, the GTCI provides a tool for decision makers to overcome talent gaps and be competitive in the global marketplace.

In the 2017 GTCI, high-ranking countries share key traits, including educational systems that meet the needs of the economy, employment policies that favor flexibility, mobility and entrepreneurship, and high connectedness of stakeholders in business and government.

Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2017 Rankings: Top Ten

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