To survive and thrive today, retailers must attract the best people, efficiently hire them, rapidly train them, retain them by providing advancement and development opportunities, and compensate them appropriately — all while aligning employees’ efforts with the organization’s overall strategies. SumTotal works with some of the world’s largest retailers to efficiently manage the talent pipeline and attract and retain the right talent: people with the proper skills and level of proficiency, as well as those who are deeply customer-focused.