The Grand Duchy placed behind top ranked Switzerland and second ranked Singapore. The other countries in the top ten were the US (4), Denmark (5), Sweden (6), UK (7), Norway (8), Canada (9) and Finland (10).
“Those countries have been able to develop a very successful education system,” Adecco’s CEO, Alain Dehaze, said in an interview with the financial news channel CNBC, which took place during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
However, even well established “talent magnets may lose their home grown talent”, Wong Su-Yen, the HCLI’s CEO, observed in a media announcement. “We have to be mindful that there is no permanence in a country’s talent competitiveness and fleet-footed talent often would seek out greener pastures and career opportunities regionally and globally. The challenge, therefore, is for countries to continue to innovate in how they build, attract, and retain talent.”
“Mobility is vital to fill skill gaps; and a high proportion of innovative, entrepreneurial people were born or studied abroad,” the announcement stated.