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Talent (Im)Mobility: The Looming HR Challenge in Asia

September 2020 | Publication

A confluence of factors is culminating in a significant talent mobility challenge that will require concerted management attention and proactive strategies to address. Simply put, the future of global talent mobility is in question. For Asia in particular, three factors are quickly converging into a “perfect storm” for talent mobility:

  1. COVID-19 travel barriers and their impact on global talent mobility.
  2. Escalating geo-political tensions and their impact on cross-border talent flows and workplace morale.
  3. Rising nationalism and protectionism and their impact on foreign talent acquisition.


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Sandhya Karpe, PhD

Senior Research Advisor of Human Capital Center Asia, Program Director of Asia Learning, Development & Culture Council
The Conference Board



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