• Robel Ogbazghi Worms University of Applied Science (DE)




future leaders, sustainable talent management, talent, talent management, talent management process


Even though several researchers investigated the topic talent management, only few presented it with relation to the subject sustainability. A sustainable approach is a key criterion for the implementation of a successful talent management process. To do so, it is important to understand the current needs of students, which represent the talents. The aim of the research study is to develop the awareness of sustainable talent management and to find out what conditions must be met by employers to be seen as an attractive and long-term employer on the part of students, which represent the talents and future leaders.

Research methodology consists of a literature review followed by an empirical investigation using an online student survey. The results of the student survey, however, are intended to help understanding the position of students in this topic today. What are the working needs and conditions that are important to them, and what are imperative requirements from the students’ point of view to secure a long-term commitment to a company?

Overall, this article includes 24 sources of literature, the results of an online student survey with 132 participants from 18 countries, 6 figures and tables. 


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