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Thoughts on Reid Hoffman's Hiring and Retaining Talent

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Thoughts on Reid Hoffman's Hiring and Retaining Talent

 I recently read Reid Hoffman's hiring and retaining talent slidedeck that was featured on BusinessInsider. The Link can be found here

 

Here are my thoughts on this excellent piece:


Reid Hoffman of LinkedIn lays out the essential pact between employer and employee.  One that retains and develops employees.  LinkedIn’s approach is masterful. It’s all about adding value to the other.  The employer must be promoter of the concept.  First, the employer has to believe in developing employee’s self-equity.  If they don’t then employees will do it somewhere else.  Second, employers must lay out opportunities for development that match the employees self defined growth goals.  Third, they need to make all of these development goals in support of key corporate objectives.  You know you’re successful when corporate objectives and personal goals are interminably intertwined.  It’s the cornerstone of building high impact, long lasting teams.  On a personal note this approach matches my personal beliefs about 100%. 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted in: Fueling Growth, Will Shook | Tags: linkedin , hiring , retaining , self equity , , talent , entrepreneur , entrepreneurship , growth | Comments (0) | View Count: (2422)
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