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Do you feel committed at work?

Do you feel committed at work?

Only 30% of employees feel committed to the company they work for, according to the latest worldwide survey carried out by Gallup. To be honest, the figure is hardly encouraging. When you consider that we spend almost a third of our time at work, it is undeniable that our professional life is something that we need to think about seriously if we want to feel happy in general. So, let’s take a look at what …

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The Moment of Truth

‘Bring us 10 people that we end up hiring, and you’ll win a Ferrari 355TB,’ was the enticing offer made by a software company in San Francisco in the year 2000, when the continual drain of staff to the competition was everyone’s big headache. Employee commitment to companies had deteriorated to such an extent that people were changing jobs for a better salary in a way that had never been seen before.

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The Ten Commandments of the Talent Manager

“The role of the company chairman and CEO in the 21st century will be to provide a vision and to choose the best people.”

Jack Welch, Chairman and CEO of General Electric (1980-2001)

1. Time and resources! The first commandment: your job will be to devote yourself body and soul to nurturing talent in your organization.

2. Talent strategist: You will carry out an in-depth analysis of the needs of your company in terms of the talent required, the skills needed, and the level of commitment and performance sought. Furthermore, you will determine the value which the company gives to its employees; in other words, you will determine the reasons why someone decides to start working -and subsequently to keep on working- for the company, and the benefits which this person perceives the company gives him.

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