Retaining top performers begins with hiring the right talent. It’s important to review the need for the position then analyze and quantify the skills and experience needed, as well as the right fit in the context of the organization’s values and culture. Topping it off with critical soft skills and attitudes, and a high level of energy and drive. All these elements then need to be compared to a candidate’s precisely measured talent profiles.
Over one thousand CEOs were asked, “How important are the following sources of competitive advantage in sustaining your growth over the long-term?” Nearly 100% said “Finding and keeping key people.”