"The match between your employees' values and the organization or team's values is a more powerful factor by far than money in keeping good people," write Beverly Kaye and Sharon Jordan-Evans in their latest Fast Company Talent Resource Center Column.
Beverly Kaye is the founder and CEO of Career Systems International and one of the nation's leading authorities on career issues in the workplace. Her groundbreaking career development, talent retention, and mentoring programs have been implemented by her training and consulting team at such leading corporations as Ace Hardware, American Express, AT&T, Burger King, DaimlerChrysler, Hartford Life, Marriott International, Microsoft, Sears, Sprint, Starbucks, and Xerox.
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