Retain Your Brains

That’s the title of a great article in Fortune Magazine (July 24, 2006, p. 49).  Employee retention is a key issue for businesses, both in the short-run with tight labor markets, and in the long-run with retirement of baby boomers.  Fortune describes how the Tennessee Valley Authority has identified key talents that are risk of near-term retirement, and how they have brought younger workers up to speed on the knowledge base of their soon-to-retire peers.  Every business leader should be thinking about this issue, and this article is a good place to start.

Right now the article is not available on-line.  Buy the magazine.