Talent, not capital, will be the key factor linking innovation, competitiveness and growth in the 21st century. HR must re-think its role to proactively seek out, engage and develop people’s potential. Better  data and metrics are critical to this undertaking.

The World Economic Forum’s Global Challenge Initiative on Employment, Skills and Human Capital seeks to understand the underlying causes of unemployment and the skills gap, to anticipate future trends and disruptions in labour markets and to identify successful practices and engage multiple stakeholders in deploying solutions

 

Download: The Human Capital Report | World Economic Forum