How to find and develop middle market company employees

Despite the fact that middle market firms hire more workers and generate more new jobs than any other economic segment—or perhaps because of that fact—middle market executives regularly cite talent management issues, including competing for and acquiring people, training and development, and retention, as a top challenge affecting company performance and long-term growth and vitality.

Drawing on both research and practice, the National Center for the Middle Market and the Brookings Institution explored the specific workforce challenges middle market executives and hiring managers face in finding the right workers for the job, as well as the factors—both internal and external to firms—contributing to those challenges.

Our work identifies and defines common issues for middle market firms, while highlighting strategies and emerging solutions that mid-sized companies as well as policymakers and other stakeholders can adopt to help the middle market find and keep the right talent for its jobs.

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