Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) -- With the economy
cautiously turning the corner, senior leaders are focused on hiring
and developing talent, according to a survey of more than 450
senior executives on LinkedIn by Right Management. 94 percent of
executives said talent management is a top priority for 2010. Right
Management is the talent and career management expert within
Manpower, the global leader in employment services.
The findings present good news for employees and
job seekers. Employers are preparing themselves for growth
opportunities as the economy rebounds and are looking for ways to
enhance performance and productivity. One-third of the senior
executive respondents will be hiring new talent in 2010, while 36
percent will focus on developing current talent. Twenty percent
reported that increasing employee engagement is a top priority.
Career development opportunities and efforts to increase engagement
typically improve retention, which may explain why only 4 percent
of senior leaders indicated they would be focusing efforts on
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