It’s no secret top performers contribute a disproportionate amount of output in our organizations. Rather than seeing an even distribution of performance throughout the workforce, one study found that 10% of productivity comes from the top 1% of employees and 26% of output is a product of the top 5%. That means top talent produces 4X as much as the average employee, and companies like Apple and Google report even greater gaps between average and high-performers. So who are these impressive individuals that make outsized contributions to our businesses, and how can we hire more of them so that we reach our business goals faster?
Today, recruiters worldwide report that they often struggle to fill open positions. In the latest report from the Indeed Hiring Lab we explore the root causes of this global talent mismatch - and what employers can do about it.Read more