We all know the story…once upon a time in a decade far, far away (like the 50s) companies cared about their employees and lifetime employment was the norm. ┬áTurnover was rare and employees expressed strong company loyalty–that’s sort of the cultural narrative anyway.

Then, a whole rash of things happened (globalization, deregulation, etc.) and the bond between company/employee was broken. Star employees became free-agents, able to find better deals with the [...]