What percentage of employers formally tells their high-performers that they are special?

“B” is the Correct Answer: 40%

According to research conducted by the Center for Creative Leadership, only 40% percent of employers formally tells high performers of their status.  A second study suggests that employers who fail to do so pay a steep price in attrition.  Of the high performers who were not formally told of their status, 33% were looking for another job.  Of the high performers who were told they were special, only 14% were looking.

Source: HR Magazine – The Care and Feeding of High-Potential Employees