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2nd Talentology Seminar Held in CUEB to Discuss the Development of Talent Studies

Author:Translated by Sun Lei,Proofread by Li Bing Editor:Yang Jun Publish:2017-11-27 Size:TTT

The 2nd (2017) Talentology Seminar was held in the lecture hall of Boyuan Building on Nov.16. It was sponsored by CUEB School of Labor Economics, with the Chinese Academy of Personnel Science(CAPS) as the co-organizer.

With the theme of talentology system exploration and advancement, theoretical and practical innovation on talent development, the conference aims to offer its own perspective in studying and interpreting the new ideas and policies sent by the 19th CPC National Congress while contributing to the progress of talentology and adding new dimensions to its research. Pooling the wisdom of more than 120 talentology pundits from politics, academics, business and press, the seminar will usher the talent studies into a new era.

He Xian, former Vice-Minister of Human Resources and Social Security and Chairman of China Talent Research, pointed out that this seminar is a concrete step in carrying out the spirit of the 19th CPC National Congress and that under the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for A New Era, we should spare no effort in the theoretical and basic research of talentology. He spoke highly of CUEBs vision in taking the initiative to set up masters and doctoral programs in talentology in 2011 and achieving fruitful results thereafter. He said China suffers from a large talent gap among other striking problems in the domain and hoped that talentology can make continued progress to meet social needs.

Li JianzhongDeputy-Director of Chinese Academy of Personnel Science (CAPS) argued in his speech that talentology is a discipline of Chinese characteristics, which  grows in tandem with the progress of our countrys talent development and reform & opening-up. CAPC will continue to work with CUEB in the exploration and practices of talentology, in a bid to build it into an area of academic studies with sound standards that develop in a scientific manner.

Liu Min, Head of Human Resource Office of Beijing Municipal Organizational Department, proposed three pieces of advice as follows for developing talentology in the new era. First, merging strategic and general resources, and enhancing the strategic, prospective and fundamental talentology researches; second, integrating the first resource (the human capital) with other ones, and putting forward more talent-based policies built on studying how to make the best of human resources at the meso level; third, combining human resources and industrial resources, and centered around the obstacles and challenges besetting Beijing and the whole country, laying emphasis on the synergetic development of talents and industries, while converging industrial groups with talent clusters. All these efforts will lead to whats known as talents help achieve success and expand career.

The ensuing session where speeches were given by special guests was co-chaired by Tong Yufen, who is a doctoral advisor for talentology students and the academic leader of labor economics, a National Key Discipline in CUEB, along with Wei Zhimin, Executive Vice Secretary-General of China Talent Research. Several renowned experts and scholars, including researcher Wang Tongxun, founder of Chinas talentology and former president of CAPS, and Prof. Yang Heqing, founder of talentology studies and its masters/doctoral programs in CUEB, gave enlightening speeches to the attendees.

Two parallel sessions were held in the afternoon with Prof. Liu Wenchuan, Deputy-Dean of International School of Economics and Management, Xu Bin, Director of Talent Development Department, Prof. Zhu Yongguo and Associate Prof. Zhou Shien, Wang Jing and Wei Huaying from School of Labor Economics serving as the hosts. Over 30 experts made keynote speeches and comments, summarizing their experience in talentology research and practice.

The officials and representatives of various circles attending the seminar called on the authorities concerned and all sectors of society to provide further support for this emerging and promising discipline and to boost the development of the young and middle-aged talent research teams.

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