What’s the most critical element necessary to keep good employees?
Salary? Well sure, but no. On-the-job flexibility? It’s a good one, but no cigar. Stellar perks, like company credit cards, first-class travel and the like? Maybe.
They’re all key, but those are things good employees can go anywhere to find. And if they’re really talented employees, companies will even fight over them, promising hotter perks and bigger signing bonuses.
But they aren’t THE critical element.