Winning the Talent Wars

In a tight job market, it's crucial that employers know as much as possible about their workers' strengths, competencies, and weaknesses

If you're seeing enough bright, talented, motivated workers—the future leaders of tomorrow's businesses—kicking down the doors to fill the most important jobs at your company, then you're extremely lucky. It has never been more difficult for employers to find good people to fill critical positions. The baby-boomer generation is now just beginning to retire and leave the workplace, and corporations are feeling the loss. They're not ready for the transition. There have never been more organizations looking to hire good people, and they're willing to pay more, give out more perks, and accommodate workers like never before. Combine that with all-time lows in loyalty to companies and relocation costs, and you've got a quadruple whammy.

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