The challenge Human resources departments are tasked with managing a company’s largest expense and biggest asset its employees. HR teams must ensure that their company is staffed with the right number of people, with the right skills, in the right roles, so it can achieve its business objectives. However, today’s employment climate is highly dynamic as of 2014, US workers had been with their employers for a median of just 4.6 years. To compete, HR organizations must aggressively attract new talent by employing sophisticated recruiting tools and offering competitive compensation and benefits packages. And to retain top performers, HR teams must focus on guiding their career growth so they can occupy key leadership roles in the future.