Top Talent Blog

The Number One Problem Facing Business Today

from the Turning Good People Into Top Talent blog series The number one problem facing business today is the loss of top talent. Ninety-one percent of Millennials—those workers born between 1980 and 2004—expect to stay in their current job fewer than three years. Companies can’t afford that kind of turnover. Many studies show that the total cost […]

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The Skills Gap Crisis and the Serious Cost of Open Positions

from the Turning Good People Into Top Talent blog series The United States Chamber of Commerce reports that 90 percent of U.S. employers recognize that it is increasingly difficult to find qualified applicants to fill open positions. The Chamber’s website refers to the skills gap by stating, “The engine of the U.S. economy is facing a serious crisis.” According […]

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U.S. Employee Engagement Averages Up (Slightly)

U.S. Employee Engagement Averages Up (Slightly) from the Turning Good People Into Top Talent blog series Gallup began its daily survey of U.S. workplace engagement in January 2011. At its peak, the rate of U.S. employee engagement reached 33.8% in March 2011, followed by 33.6% in January 2012. Since then, monthly engagement has consistently averaged […]

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Talent Management and the Number One Influence on Engagement

Talent Management and the Number One Impact on Employee Engagement from the Turning Good People Into Top Talent blog series There is an increasing amount of buzz about talent management and how it relates to employee engagement.  Fortunately, the definition of talent management is becoming more consistent. Here are two examples: Talent management includes all […]

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How to Assure that Millennials Become Top Talent

How to Assure that Millennials Become Top Talent from the Turning Good People Into Top Talent blog series A recent study by Workforce Management Solutions revealed that the highest levels of employee turnover were among millennials – an astonishing 52% within the first year of employment. Here are the 3 main reasons given for quitting […]

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