How to hold onto talent in the 'pinched middle.'
By Alison Huntington.
This article was originally published in HR Review on 20th March 2017
The definition of success is different for everyone. For some it’s a lofty title and six-figure salary; for others it’s feeling like they’re making a difference. Others want a fulfilling career alongside the other important things in life: friends, family, and generally having a life outside work.
While each person has their own vision of what success looks like, the £100bn+ global consulting sector has a very set measure of success for its staff: revenues generated. Assessment of staff at consulting firms from manager grade (the middle of the consulting ladder) upwards can broadly be summed up as “bigger is better”—the more work a consultant has brought in over the course of the year, the higher the rating in their appraisal.
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