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When It Comes to Hiring and Keeping Great Employees, How Do You Stack Up Against the Best?

Consider benchmarking your hiring, salary setting, and mentorship strategies against those of the fastest-growing U.S. companies.
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Last year, Sam Bacharach, Cornell professor and co-founder of the Bacharach Leadership group, surveyed  more than 300 Inc. 5000 firms to find out how America's fastest-growing companies recruit and develop their best employees. The infographic below displays his results.

Bacharach also fielded questions about the survey results from LearnVest founder Alexa Von Tobel. 


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From the April 2014 issue of Inc. magazine

ALEXA VON TOBEL

Alexa von Tobel is the founder and CEO of LearnVest.com, the financial-management and lifestyle website. She was recently selected as one of Fortune's Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs and highlighted in Inc.?s 30 Under 30 list of cool young entrepreneurs.

SAMUEL B. BACHARACH | Columnist | Director, Cornell's Institute of Workplace Studies

Samuel B. Bacharach is the co-founder of Bacharach Leadership Group (BLG), specializing in leadership development programs with an emphasis on micro-skills: change, execution, negotiation and coaching. He is the McKelvey-Grant professor of organizational behavior at Cornell University's ILR School. His books include Get Them on Your Side and Keep Them on Your Side.

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