Hiring Wisdom: 6 Short-and-Sweet Ways to Retain Top Talent

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It’s simple, it’s just not easy.

There are six basic things that top talent looks for in a job:

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  1.  A great boss.
  2. Great co-workers
  3. Interesting work.
  4. Growth, opportunity, and challenge.
  5. Family-friendly environment. (Note: I did not say work/life balance.)
  6. Real recognition.

This was originally published on Mel Kleiman’s Humetrics blog.

Mel Kleiman, CSP, is an internationally-known authority on recruiting, selecting, and hiring hourly employees. He has been the president of Humetrics since 1976 and has over 30 years of practical experience, research, consulting and professional speaking work to his credit. Contact him at mkleiman@humetrics.com.