As difficult as it has become to locate top performers, keeping them on board is proving to be an even greater worry for employers, a recent Robert Half survey shows. Nearly four in 10 (38 percent) chief financial officers (CFOs) interviewed said retaining valuable employees is their biggest staffing concern for the next 12 months. Twenty-seven percent of respondents said their top focus will be maintaining employee productivity.
The survey was developed by Robert Half, the world's first and largest specialized staffing firm, and conducted by an independent research firm. It is based on interviews with more than 2,100 CFOs from a stratified random sample of companies in more than 20 of the largest U.S. markets.
CFOs were asked, "Which one of the following is your greatest staffing concern in the next 12 months?" Their responses: