Cultivating Talent with Sustainability-Based Incentives

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Cultivating Talent with Sustainability-Based Incentives

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Tuesday, August 31, 2010 - 10:45am


Many believe we are fast approaching a turning point towards economic recovery, yet most businesses will be emerging from these leaner times resource limited.  As a result, engaging and motivating the organization will become even more critical to drive efficient productivity.  

Talent management encompasses the entire spectrum of sourcing, attracting, developing, retaining, and measuring the performance of organizational talent.  Our sustainability consulting has observed talent management leaders utilizing progressive measures to meet employee interests and ensure business sustainability alignment across the organization. 
So what do current and prospective employee’s want?

•    Employees want rewarding and meaningful work

•    Employees want to make a difference

•    Employees want growth and development opportunities

And let’s not forget about pay!  Traditionally the underlying objective of a compensation structure has been to attract and retain quality staff.  With the need to get more from today’s workforce, payment structures have to do more. 
With the myriad of compensation strategies available, how can you be assured your structure is driving the right behavior?  Performance pay is a structure that provides bonus pay based on certain performance criteria.  Click here to continue reading.

Home to one third of the earth's trees, the Taiga is the largest land-based biosphere and encircles the globe. Its immense oxygen production literally changes the atmosphere and refreshes the planet. It is this continuous renewal that has shaped Taiga Company's vision to drive similar change in the business world. Taiga Company seeks to be the "oxygen for your business".




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