‘Moving on up’ not always an option

Retaining high-potentials can be challenging when promotions aren’t available
By Liz Bernier
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/03/2014

Having high-potential employees in your leadership pipeline is a hot topic for HR professionals — but attracting and retaining them isn’t as easy as it may sound.


As the economy shows slow improvement, hiring activity begins to increase and turnover rates creep upward, many employers are experiencing difficulty finding — and keeping — high-potentials.