Lithuania Rises in Global Talent Competitiveness Index

Jan 24, 2017
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Lithuania has moved up two positions in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index and now ranks 33rd out of the 118 countries surveyed. The index ranks countries according to their ability to grow, attract and retain talent. The jump in Lithuania’s position in the ranking this year was mostly due to stronger results in the talent attraction and talent growth indicators.

Lithuania ranked first in the entire index for the ease of hiring, and also scored well in the global knowledge skills and talent growth. From the 6 overall indicators considered for each country, Lithuania scored best for enabling talent, growing talent and global knowledge skills. A key area for continued improvement according to the ranking is in vocational and technical skills.

In the overall ranking Switzerland comes first, with Singapore, the UK, the USA and Sweden completing the top 5. Neighbouring Latvia and Estonia rank 32nd and 20th respectively. In terms of the CEE region,  Poland is 38th, the Czech Republic 23rd, Slovakia 37th.

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