The 2011 CHRO Survey by Cornell University found out that the top five issues on the CEO’s agenda for HR are
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This was based on the responses from 172 U.S. and 44 European chief human resource officers (CHRO) of largest companies. As shown, more than 90% of CHROs identified talent as driving the CEO’s agenda for HR, where talent is interpreted as the attraction, development, and retention of employees in the talent pipeline.