Talent Wars: Keeping the "Lucky" Ones

For many years, the war for talent was a challenge for many organizations. Given the current economic conditions, the talent war has been more subdued; however, it promises to heat up once again. The war for talent not only includes recruiting best talent but also keeping your most valued leaders. With many organizations opting to reduce headcount in order to manage the bottom line, those “lucky” employees that survived organizational purgings may now have less loyalty to their company. Michael Watkins from the Leading Edge blog provides advice (and a warning) to those organizations that might have managed their restructuring and/or cost cutting strategies haphazardly.