Future of Work

4 ways to recruit and retain the best talent

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How can employers find and retain talent with the potential to adapt to changing circumstances? Image: StockSnap/Nuno Silver

Michael Buehler
Head of Infrastructure & Urban Development, World Economic Forum
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US construction sector recruiting managing talent challenge
Figure 1: worker age in the US construction sector. Recruiting and managing talent in the coming years will be challenging for the construction sector, as it will be in many other industries.

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To be successful in attracting the right talent, offering flexibility and a sufficient work-life balance will be essential. In picture: Mary Barra, left, CEO of General Motors, sits next to Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Image: REUTERS/Elaine Thompson

Figure 2: Non-financial incentives are more effective motivators for sourcing and retaining talent.
Figure 2: Non-financial incentives are more effective motivators for sourcing and retaining talent.
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