The Care and Feeding of High-Potential Employees
Ambitious, motivated and highly intelligent, Eric G. is the quintessential high-potential employee. Three years ago, a large international consumer products company swept the freshly minted Stanford MBA off his feet with promises of exciting challenges aboard an express train leading straight to the C-suite.
"They throw you into the fray with a lot of exposure, responsibility and access," he recalls.
Now, after relocating internationally with his spouse five times in less than three years, and being force-fed uninspiring assignments, Eric’s fervor for the fast track has faded. Read complete SHRM article.