To remain competitive, organizations need to not only attract the most talented individuals in the labor market, but also retain their top-performing employees. In an age where employee loyalties are tanking, high-performing employees' concerns must be addressed if they are going to remain at a particular company. According to a recent study, 86 percent of high-performing employees are contacted about new job opportunities at least once a month, with 24 percent being contacted every week. These numbers should intimidate leadership. When executives fail to support high-performing employees, the battle to keep them interested in the mission is already lost. Furthermore, it encourages the best employees to look for other opportunities.
Retaining High-Performing Employees