What Motivates Talent?

 

Great Company (Brand)

  • Values and culture
  • Well managed
  • Company has exciting challenges
  • Strong Performance
  • Industry leader
  • Many talented people
  • Good at development
  • Inspiring mission
  • Fun with colleagues
  • Job security
What Motivates Talent - Great Company, Job Security, Compensation and Lifestyle

Great Jobs (Products)

  • Freedom and autonomy
  • Job has exciting challenges
  • Career advancement and growth
  • Fit with boss I admire

Compensation and Lifestyle (Price)

  • Differentiated compensation
  • High total compensation
  • Geographic location
  • Respect for lifestyle
  • Acceptable pace and stress

Source: The McKinsey Quarterly 1998 No 3