What are the Keys to Keeping Key Innovators?

Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Sep 24, 2012 7:00 AM ET
“Many companies over-focus on the monetary aspects of the employment value proposition when trying to retain R&D staff. However, value propositions based largely on base compensation do little to improve incremental effort or ‘intent to stay’ amongst R&D employees. In order to motivate and retain staff, pay close attention to the career preferences of critical R&D segments such as Ph.D. degree holders, women in R&D, overseas employees, and high-potential staff.”  -CEB Views
These comments present insight into a growing shift in sustainable talent management.  While our sustainability consulting has focused many of its previous writings to this subject, there is still much to learn about the interest and needs of the ‘next generation’ workforce.  We return our attention to this challenge through the eyes of the Harvard Business Review. Click here to continue reading, What are the Keys to Keeping Key Innovators?

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