Thursday, January 28, 2010

Talent acquisition and retention

My friend, Brad Cross, posted an interesting blog entry recently on how compensation relates to attracting and retaining technical talent. This particular phrase resonated for me:

"Great workers long to work on interesting and challenging problems and collaborate with other great people who have a strong sense of vision and purpose in their work. They long for an open and supportive environment grounded in mutual respect that enables them to make their own decisions as appropriate."

His blog post goes on to relate the disconnect between the 10X productivity difference between the best and the worst software developers and the incongruence of the meager salary differential proffered by employers to recognize this difference (hint: it's not 10x).

Brad's post is thought-provoking, as usual.

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