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If you are fed up with recruiting, training and motivating new employees only to see them ride off into the sunset, you probably need to re-think some of your basic approaches to running your business. You can emerge a winner in the now fully joined war for great talent - the inevitable collision of a low unemployment rate with the corporate world’s growing need for skilled workers. Management consultant Leigh Branham has written a lively, thorough guide to keeping great employees. Her book, which is a pleasure to read, is filled with plenty of sound, usable advice and examples from large and small companies. No matter what your industry is or how big your company might be, her guidance is likely to help you keep your best people longer. getAbstract recommends this book to executives and managers. Read it before your competition does.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to keep great employees
  • How to hire long-term workers
  • How to identify and reward your employees’ needs and talents.
 

About the Author

Leigh Branham  is vice president of consulting services for Right Management Consultants, a human resources consulting firm. He lives in Lake Quivera, Kansas.

 

Summary

The War for Talent
The days of employees staying in one place for their entire careers are long over. Employees are on the move, looking for better opportunities. Some leave for more professional or creative freedom, some for money, others for that elusive goal of greater job satisfaction...

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