Cost of Talent



The Global Cost of Talent

The cost of talent will always be a key factor in employment considerations. Achieving optimum talent attraction requires that you provide competitive wages, but you do not want to overpay. You have to match your employer branding and wages with the salary expectations of the country, market and individual wage earner.

Universum has conducted a global talent survey that can help you better understand the career expectations of your business and engineering workforce no matter where you operate. Knowing this data should provide you with invaluable insights on how to attract, recruit and retain talent.

What the next generation of talent expect to be paid

A key consideration when finding employees is understanding how realistic their expectations are. Get this eBooklet that shows you the average salary expectations for the world’s future business and engineering workforce.

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Cost of Top Talent in Europe

Europe consists of about 50 countries, so your business can expect a lot of variety when hiring professionals. Knowing how much today’s students expect to earn could help you make important decisions about establishing your business in Europe.

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Cost of Talent in Americas

The cost of talent in the Americas is, at least in part, a function of the salary expectations of the employees. The better you understand these expectations, the better negotiator you can be when hiring. Knowledge of the salary expectations of employees can help your employer branding; you don’t want to be cheap nor someone who overpays. The Universum talent survey investigated salary expectation trends in the Americas. Below are a few of their most important findings.

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Cost of Talent in APAC

There is no global cost of talent; the wages you pay your employees depend on a variety of factors, such as where they live. A large part of your employer’s brand depends on aligning your employment offer with a candidate’s salary expectations. The Universum Talent Survey can help you understand those expectations by showing you what new graduates can expect. Here are a few of the lessons that the talent survey learned about candidates in APAC countries.

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