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Is There Anything New to Learn About Retention?

October 27, 2011
How do we cope with what seems to be a reprise of the 'war for talent'? Retaining top talent is becoming a big issue in our organization, especially since we don't have a lot of flexibility on bonuses and raises. Is there anything new we can learn about ways to retain our best and brightest? —The Best Are Leaving, talent coordinator, not-for-profit, Karachi, Pakistan
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Hewlett-Packard's Sales Job

October 24, 2011
In 2010, Hewlett-Packard Co. launched HP Sales University on its campus in Plano, Texas, far from its Silicon Valley headquarters. The purpose: develop core business skills and collaboration among its top salespeople.
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How Do We Get Managers to Loosen Control Over Employees?

October 4, 2011
Rather than enabling our employees to innovate, our management tends to stand in their way. They would rather exert tight-fisted control over employees. This makes for a work environment that isn't conducive for strategic innovation; we are unable to keep enthusiastic and talented people. How could I persuade management to drop its hierarchical approach so that employees are encouraged to initiate projects that help the company?
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