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A Guide for Product Managers to Uncover and Retain Critical Talent

Published: 28 March 2019

ID: G00384103

Analyst(s): Barika Pace


In labor markets with low supply, finding the specific skills to deliver a company’s innovative product strategy is difficult. Technology product managers must work with HR to uncover critical skills within their internal talent and align their employee value proposition to ensure retention.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Identify Employees Who Possess the Critical Skills Needed to Advance Your Product Strategy Early by Adopting a Two-Step Approach
    • Steps to Take
  • Leverage the Workforce Plan and Growth Plan to Retain Employees by Employing Tactics and Advocating for a Competitive EVP for Your Retention Pool

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