More employers singling out top employees for special treatment

Tactic started during war for talent, fueled by pressure to contain costs
By David Brown
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/12/2004

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nder pressure to contain costs while still finding and retaining top talent, more HR departments are turning to workforce segmentation, according to a recent global study.

Workforce segmentation, systematically identifying top performers and giving them the most significant rewards, is being used by employers to control staffing costs without reducing head count, says the study